Viewers will get to see Piotr Jaworski’s “The Antarctic Syndrome”, a documentary about the forgotten pioneering experiment ran by military psychologist Dr. Terelak, exploring the limits of the human psyche in Antarctic isolation, which is an involuntary metaphor of a system without irony and humour, thus becoming a prologue to a reality that is yet to come. Following the events that took place in the Polish polar base almost 40 years ago, we experience the pressure that even members of the Martian missions will be subjected to!
The second film presented there is “The Wind. A Documentary Thriller” by Michał Bielawski. The film is focused around the halny foehn wind – one of the most unpredictable forces in the Polish mountains. It appears every spring and autumn. You never know if and when will it turn into a destructive gale. Halny affects the residents of Zakopane and its surrounding area the most, subjecting picturesque mountain trails to nature’s untamed strength