Beyond is the day / Dalej jest dzień

country, year
Poland, 2020

genre
short fiction

running time
25′

directed by
Damian Kocur

language
Polish, English

subtitles
Slovenian

about the film
Somewhere in Europe, somewhere in Poland lives Pawel – a simple worker on a small river ferry close to his village. He spends most of his days taking the villagers to the other side of the river. His days look alike, but, one day, he notices that somebody is tryng to cross the river by swimming. Mohammad, an immigrant from Palestine, is finally somebody Pawel can talk to.

about the author
Damian Kocur has been studying cinematography at the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television of the University of Silesia in Katowice. His films were selected for and awarded at festivals around the world (AFI DOCS, Camerimage, Gdynia FF, Watersprite FF etc.) He has made several documentaries and short fiction films.

festivals and awards
60th Krakow Film Festival, 2020 (Silver Hobby-Horse)
36th Warsaw Film Festival, 2020
32nd Trieste Film Festival, 2021
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France, 2021

filmography
Lesson (2013)
21 Days (2014)
What I Want (2015)
The Return (2016)
Nothing New Under the Sun (2017)
1410 (2018)
My Heart (2019)