Czech premiere

In Touch

In Touch

Paweł Ziemilski
Poland, Iceland | 2018 | 60 min.

Language: Icelandic, Polish
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When 1/3 of the inhabitants of one Polish village move to Iceland, the community needs to find a long-distance communication method. The filmmakers present an unusual way of how film can reduce distance.

The core of Paweł Ziemilski’s experimental film lies in showing how the Polish families and friends of those who have left handle the footage of ordinary scenes from everyday life in Iceland shared by their loved ones. Recordings and live Skype transmissions are projected in life size on the walls of houses, trees, containers and even people themselves. A divided family can dine together or pose for a group photo. It’s even possible to simulate a hug even though there is nothing more tangible than the projector light. A feeling of closeness is evoked and loved ones are finally “in touch”.

Director

Paweł Ziemilski

Filmography
2018 - In Touch
2016 - Miejscy Kowboje
2012 - Rogalik
2011 - Szwedzka Robota

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