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The Prisoner

One night with an ex-convict on the streets of Vancouver. Inspired by cinéma-vérité.

Poland | 2021 | 14 min

PRODUCTION: Lukasz Gieranczyk, Filip Drzewiecki, Natalia Mackiewicz – 7800 Productions, Film.owcy; Ucho Studio, ColorPro

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Lukasz Gieranczyk, Ricardo Feldman

EDITING: Filip Drzewiecki

SOUND: Franciszek Kozlowski

COLOUR: Jarek Sterczewski


Camera follows Mark along the dark streets of Vancouver. He wants to have a beer and get a cigarette. Mark has just got out of jail. While different encounters happen on the way the story led us to a very intimate conversation.

Thursday 24.11. / 17:15h / ZAAL 3

Saturday 26.11. / 13:45h / ZAAL 6

Festivals & Awards (selection)

MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival, 2021 | International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, 2021 | Ghent Viewpoint Documentary Film Festival, 2021 – Best Underground Documentary Film Award | Boston Short Film Festival, 2021 – Best Underground Short Film Award | Toronto Arthouse Film Festival, 2021

Director’s bio

Filip Drzewiecki directed “The Briefing” which premiered at 61st Dok Leipzig and was awarded by Canal+ Poland for the Best Short Documentary. Lukasz Gieranczyk is a first-time filmmaker.