Director: Agnieszka Chmura Country of Origin: Poland Runtime: 15m Genre: Drama Block: B Date: 28-02 Time: 1.30-2.45pm Premiere: Dutch Watch Trailer
In the summer of 1989, a family attempt to cross the border from East to West as the communist bloc of Eastern Europe collapses. The story is inspired by a childhood memory of crossing the border – not only between countries, but between the instinctive world of nature and the incomprehensible world of adults.
Agnieszka Chmura was born in Krakow, Poland in 1986, studied Documentary Film at Université Aix-Marseille in France, and is currently based in London where she works as a video editor. “Border Crossing” is her debut short fiction and premiered at Krakow Film Festival 2019 (National competition). It also won Best Short Fiction Award at Bihać Avantura Film Festival 2019.