The Barbican / Barbakan
Bartłomiej Żmuda, Poland, 2011.
Directed by: Bartłomiej Żmuda
Script: Bartłomiej Żmuda, Łukasz Ludkowski
Production company: Polish National Film School in Łódź
Cinematography: Ernest Wilczyński
Editing: Weronika Bławut
Cast: Marek Kossakowski, Anna Prochniak, Andrzej Mastalerz, Wojciech Bartoszek, Piotr Lauks, Krzysztof Bauman, Lukasz Ludkowski
Format: video
Running time: 21'

After a long period of work in Germany – Emil, a young man, comes back to his girlfriend living in Poland so that they can enjoy their life together. His long journey home brings a number of sad and unexpected incidents. The story is based on real life events.

Awards and Festivals
Tehran Short Film Festival 2012- Best Short Fiction
Beijing Film Academy International Student Film&Video Festival 2011 – Audience Award
Flicks Film Festival 2011 – Audience Award
New Horizons International Film Festival 2011
Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival 2012
Tirana International Film Festival 2011
International Film And Music Festival Küstendorf 2011
Aye Aye Film Festival Nancy 2011

Directors Biography
Bartłomiej Żmuda was born in 1981 in Nysa, Poland. After graduating from the faculty of theology in Warsaw and a two year film school in Wroclaw he was involved in making music videos for British music bands (DJ Vadim, Buen Chico, Unsigned Artists). Since 2007 he’s a student of the faculty of film directing at the Polish National Film, Television and Theater School in Lodz. The Barbican is his first film.

Location and screening schedule:
TUŠKANAC CINEMA, Thursday, October 18th at 10.30
EUROPA CINEMA, Thursday, October 18th at 19.30
EUROPA CINEMA, Sunday, October 21st at 13.00