Krakow Film Festival 2024


Bodily autonomy in contemporary Europe

BODIES: Elina Psykou's debut feature delves into biopolitics and bodily management, reflecting on Foucault's theory of biopower in Europe.

Echoes of Geronimo

IDENTITY: A captivating road movie adventure to find the lost Apache tribe blending humour and poignant revelations on the complex tapestry of indigenous identity and colonial impact.

A certain kind of president’s last days

BIOGRAPHY: Havel's legacy as a dissident, playwright, and president, highlighted in a film that contrasts his ideals with today's political climate.

Quick eyes and quaking earth

IRAN: Through everyday encounters, Terrestrial Verses exposes the suffocating bureaucracy and corruption stifling Iran's citizens

The unflinching eye

Cataloguing the horrors of the war in Ukraine becomes an obsessive search for the last perfect picture to crown an award-winning career for Dutch war photographer Eddy van Wessel.

Sunlight on pause in Kharkiv’s underground

UKRAINE: The courage and community of Kharkiv's metro dwellers amidst ongoing attacks.

A different house for a different world

ARCHITECTURE: A tale of architectural brilliance and the female gaze, redefining modernist landscapes through Eileen Gray's story.

The forest remembers

MIGRANTS: The plight of refugees trapped by geopolitical manoeuvres at the EU border.

The law and the lost

IMMIGRATION: Borders are all in the mind, Loretta van Horst's powerful film about US border patrol officers trying to stop people smuggling from Mexico, The Border Crossed Us, shows.