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First Pole On Mars

Agnieszka Elbanowska

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Screening time  
27.02. / Monday, 12:00 - 14:00 Theatre 5  
03.03. / Friday, 22:00 - 00:00 Theatre 4  
04.03. / Saturday, 18:00 - 20:00 Theatre 1  
In the Milky Way, on the Solar System's third planet from the Sun, Kazimierz, aged 68 is mounting a device for communication with the Cosmos.

In the Milky Way, on the Solar System's third planet from the Sun, Kazimierz, aged 68 is mounting a device for communication with the Cosmos. At the same space-time, the fight for participation in the historic Mars One project begins. Kazimierz has a chance of becoming one of the first colonisers of Mars. But first he must overcome some three thousand other applicants...

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Agnieszka Elbanowska

Agnieszka Elbanowska is director, editor and photographer. She graduated from the History, Theory and Criticism of Cinema and Audiovisual Department of the Roma Tre University, from the Academy of Film and Television in Warsaw, and from the Wajda School. She has collaborated with Polish Television, and has co-created documentary films for TVP Polonia (Liberta and Prelude). Her film The Love Equation of Henry Fast (2012) was screened at 2014 ZagrebDox.

Pierwszy Polak na Marsie

Poland
2016, 39'

Directed by:
Agnieszka Elbanowska

Screenplay by:
Agnieszka Elbanowska

Cinematography:
Pawel Chorzepa

Edited by:
Katarzyna Boniecka

Producer:
Tatiana Wasilewska

Produced by:
SQUARE film studio

Festivals & Awards:

Warsaw Film Festival 2016; Toronto Polish Film Festival 2016; Visions du Réel 2016