Joanna

Poland, 2013г., 40 min

Producer

Aneta Kopacz

Diagnosed with untreatable illness, Joanna promises her son that she will do her best to live for as long as possible. She writes down everything she might want him to learn from her when he grows up. With great visual poetry, the documentary portrays the simple and meaningful moments in the life of the family. It is a story of close relationships, tenderness, love and thoughtfulness.

HONORS
2015 The Academy Awards (USA), nomination in the Best Short Documentary Subject category
2015 The Roving Eye International Film Festival (USA)
2014 International Documentary Film Festival “DocsBarcelona+Medellin”, Special Mention
2014 International Short Film Festival (Poland), Best Documentary, Independent Award, Audience Award
2014 International Film Festival POKROW (Ukraine), Best Documentary
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
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Aneta Kopacz

Director, screenwriter and editor hailing from Poland. She graduated from Psychology Department of Warsaw University and Post-Graduate Reportage Studies in The Institute of Journalism. She is also a graduate of Documentary Program DOK PRO in Wajda’s School.