The fifth day of the festival


On Tuesday, viewers will have an opportunity to watch fourteen documentaries in total, including five competition films, as well as take part in three panel discussions. The program for this day will also feature Q&As with directors and producers.

The first discussion will be devoted to artistic diversity of contemporary social documentary filmmaking. The participants will include the festival jurors  (Gediminas Andriukaitis, Claas Danielsen, and Hanna Polak), as well as Tor Fosse (Bergen IFF director) and Małgorzata Sadowska (film critic). The discussion will be moderated by the director of the WATCH DOCS IFF Maciej Nowicki and will be preceded by the screening of “I for Iran.”

The second discussion will be held after the screening of documentary “Tell Spring not to Come,” which portrays Afghanistan after the International Security Assistance Force officially ended combat operations and, in doing so, transferred control over the entire country to the national army. The discussion will be devoted to the current situation in Afghanistan and will include the following participants: professor Roman Kuźniar, Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, Piotr Łukasiewicz, Polish Ambassador to Afghanistan 2012-2014, and Dominika Gmerek, Global.Lab.

After the screening of the film “Call Me Marianna,” we would like to invite you to the third debate scheduled for Tuesday–“Being Transgender in Poland. Social and Political Perspectives.” The panelists in this debate will include: Karolina Bielawska (director), Anna Grodzka (Trans-Fuzja Foundation), and Dorota Pudzianowska (Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights).