Students are filmed inside an examination room, where they dutifully recite Communist propaganda, and then in the corridor as they mock the very same doctrines. Initially banned by the government the film only premiered in 1981.
Marcel Loziński was born in 1940 in Paris. He earned his degree in Film Directing from Łódź Film School. He has made a number of excellent documentaries, which include How It’s Done (2006), Anything Can Happen (1995), Microphone’s Test (1980), Front Collision (1975), The Visit (1974) and was nominated to the European Academy Award and American Oscar for his documentary film 89 mm from Europe (1993). For the past four years he has been the head of the documentary programme at the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing.
89 mm Od Europy
1993, 12', color, video
Jacek Petrycki, Artur Reinhart
Studio Filmowe Kalejdoskop
Festivals & Awards:
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival - Special Jury Award; IDA Award; Oberhausen International Short Film Festival - Main Prize; European Film Academy - Special Mention; Nominated for Oscar 1995.