In a quiet Hungarian village, men gather to swill beer at the bar. Meanwhile, the women are busy at work, contributing their time to the mass production of sexual satisfaction.

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Country: Poland
  • Running time: 7
  • Year: 2019
  • Color: colour

Director: Weronika Jurkiewicz

Script: Weronika Jurkiewicz

DOP: André Cruz

Editing: Weronika Jurkiewicz

Sound: Adam Wojtaś

Production company: University Of Theatre And Film Arts/Budapest

About the director:

Weronika Jurkiewicz

Weronika Jurkiewicz

Weronika Jurkiewicz is a writer/director and producer whose work focuses on intimate, local stories as a way to comment on bigger social issues, usually touching on subjects related to trauma, gender and politics. She is an alumna of DocNomads European Joint Masters Program in Documentary Filmmaking as well as Dual BA Program between Sciences Po Paris and Columbia University in New York. The Vibrant Village is her first film.

At festivals:

The 26th Sheffield Doc/Fest, UK, 2019 (competition)

26th Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan, 2019 (competition)

The 26th Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan, 2019 (competition)

DukaFest 2019, International Student Film Festival, 2019 (competition)

Austin Polish Film Festival, 2019, 2019 (Best Non-Animated Short)

FrontDoc 2019 - International Documentary Festival, 2019 (competition)

26th International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima, Polska, 2019 (competition)

Femminale of Contemporary Arts, 2019 (screening)

17th Luksuz Film Festival, 2019 (competition)

FIPADOC, France, 2020 (competition)

16th Lago Film Fest - International Festival of Independent Cinema, Italy, 2020 (competition)

FEST - New Directors, New Films Festival, Portugal, 2020 (competition)

26th Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2020 (competition)

The International Documentary Film Festival ELBE DOCK, Germany/Czechia, 2020 (screening)

24th Rooftop Films, USA, 2020 (screening)

13th Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art, Ukraine, 2020 (competition)

25th Encounters Film Festival, UK, 2020 (competition)

Porto Femme International Film Festival, 2020, Portugal, 2020 (competition)

XXXIV Pärnu Film Festival, Estonia, 2020 (competition)

15th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market, Japan, 2020 (screening)

17th Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Hungary, 2020 (competition)

Interfilm - 36th International Short Film Festival Berlin, Germany, 2020 (competition)

Docs in Exile Film Festival, Greece, 2020 (screening)

33rd Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway, 2021 (competition)

23rd Mecal Pro, Barcelona International Short and Animation Festival, Spain, 2021 (Audience Award for the best short film in the Documentary competition)

Short Film Biennale Vicenza 2021, Italy, 2021 (screening)

International Short Film Week Regensburg, Germany, 2021, 2021 (competition)

19th Tabor Film Festival - International Short Film Festival, Croatia, 2021 (screening)

29th Curtas Vila do Conde IFF, Portugal, 2021 (screening)

20th Silhouette Film Festival, France, 2021 (competition)

61. Zlin Film Festival, Czech Republic, 2021 (competition)

The Calvert Journal Film Festival, United Kingdom, 2021 (competition)

19th Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival, 2021, Switzerland, Russia, Egypt, RPA, Argentina, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, USA, 2021 (competition)

Docs in Exile 2022, Greece, 2022 (screening)

19th Lago Film Fest - International Festival of Independent Cinema, Italy, 2023 (screening)

35th Aguilar Film Festival, Spain, 2023 (screening)