December means that film festivals are slowly going on a winter break. HoweveDecember means that film festivals are slowly going on a winter break. However, there is still a chance this month to watch Polish documentaries at international festivals in countries like Indonesia or Belgium.

At the beginning of the month Leuven Short Film Festival will present a big selection of Polish short films, and Emi Buchwald's documentary "Education" is among them. At the same time Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People will begin in Greece, where the audience will see "Marysia's World" by Katarzyna Ewa Żak. This documentary will be shown in December also at Cinamaiubit International Student Film Festival in Romania.

Also in the first half of December Kinoproba Festival will take place in Russia. "Face-off" by Łukasz Ostalski and "American Dream" by Marek Skrzecz were invited to the programme.

Several Polish documentaries will be presented to the audience of Dokumenter Festival in Indonesia. They will see "Father and Son" by Paweł Łoziński, "Opera about Poland" by Piotr Stasik, "Three Conversations on Life" by Julia Staniszewska and "Close Ties" by Zofia Kowalewska.

Jaipur International Film Festival in India invited "Festival" by Anna Gawlita and Tomasz Wolski, while CADC Clique Film Festival in Kazachstan will show "Zhalanash – Empty Shore" by Marcin Sauter. December festivals will end with the screening of "Leocadia's Dream" by Krzysztof Nowicki at Cinema Verite in Iran.

An up-to-date list of festival screenings is available here.