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The Car That Came Back From the Sea

    International Short Film Competition

    3rd July 2024 | 16:00

    (ul. Kopernika 1)

    Free entry

    Full of exuberance and frivolousness, six friends drive to the Polish Baltic coast and back in a small, dented car. During their trip, their car and their country fall apart. Nevertheless, life goes on. Their journey is interfused with memories and snapshots from the past.

    Born in 1982 in Bern, Switzerland. Joint Swiss and Polish citizenship. She studied animation and illustration at the HSLU (Hochschule Luzern, Kunst & Design) and the ASP (Akademia Sztuk Pięknych) in Kraków. She has received numerous awards for her films and picture book, notably at the Oberhausen Short Film Festival and the Swiss Film Prize «Quartz 2009» for the best Animation Film for Tôt Ou Tard (2008) and at the Locarno Film Festival for The Bridge Over the River (2016).

    Jadwiga Kowalska

    The Car That Came Back From the Sea

    Switzerland 2023
    black and white 11 min

    directed by
    Jadwiga Kowalska

    written by
    Jadwiga Kowalska

    Jadwiga Kowalska, Laure Goasguen