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    • New Talents Open Call
      Eastern Neighbours Film Festival (ENFF) began in The Netherlands in 2008 with the idea to offer Dutch and international audiences a unique glimpse into the cinema of their neighbors from Eastern and Southern Europe. This annual event presents the most recent, exciting, and thought‐provoking films, from countries with small, but often powerful film industries, that… Read more: New Talents Open Call
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      In Work in Progress, emerging filmmakers and artists will present their works in development to the audience and engage in discussions with Dutch experts.
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      Every year, ENFF brings special musical guests who bring beauty to the program and further represent the rich cultures of their countries to a Dutch audience.
    • Film Marathon
      Join us for the Film Marathon, a new concept in which we merge two components, Short Films, Big Stories, and New Talents Competition into a whole-day screening of short films!

The Devil

The Devil appears in a small Polish town. How much is a human soul worth?  


According to researches made throughout the 1990s by the Institute for Public Opinion Research (OBOP) approximately 95% of Poles identified themselves as believers. At the same time unemployment rates reached record values. In times of crisis, when people sought spirituality, seemingly impossible events were possible…


Poland | 2022 | 19 min



CAST: Pawlak, Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieslak, Waldemar Czyszak, Danuta Borsuk


EDITING: Olga Bejm, Stanislaw Frankowski

SCREENING: Thursday 24.11. / 17:15h / Zaal 3 & Saturday 26.11. / 13:45h / Zaal 6 / Dutch Premiere

Director’s bio

Jan Bujnowski was born in 1994 in Bialystok. Graduate of Film Direction at National Film School in Lodz. He also studied journalism and history of art at University of Warsaw. 

Festivals & Awards (selection)

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 2022 | Warsaw Film Festival, 2022 | Riga International Film Festival, 2022 | Gdynia Film Festival, 2022 | Batumi International Art-House Film Festival, 2022 | Bali International Short Film Festival, 2022 | Motovun Film Festival, 2022