Competition Programme

ARENA

Poland | 2013

Martin Rath

Director:
Martin Rath

Screenplay:
Martin Rath     

Director of photography:
Bartosz Swiniarski

Film Editing:
Patrik Eriksson

Film School:
Polish Natonal Film School in Lodz

Producer:
Marcin Malatynski
Lukasz Dlugolecki

Cast:
Marcin Kowalczyк
Piotr Dmyszewicz
Mikolaj Chroboczek
Andrzej Borowski

Duration:
23’

 

Synopsis

A hitchhiker is taken in by a remote Polish mountain community. Tested by the hardened locals and the unforgiving harshness of his new environment he consttutes his presence in the mountains. But to whom do we have to prove what we’re made of?

Director Biography

Martin Rath

martin rath

Martin Rath grew up in East Berlin. He is a student at the directing department of the Polish National Film School in Lodz. His short documentary “Written in ink” was the most screened Polish short film at international film festivals in 2012 with over 100 official selections world-wide including SXSW and Hot Docs. In 2013 Martin completed his short fiction film “Arena”.