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Film of the Week: Declaration of Immortality

A famous Polish climber finds it hard to accept the gradual decline of his career and his own ageing. Marcin Koszalka's Declaration of Immortality - awarded at Trento FF, Krakow FF, and Hugo TV Awards - will be screened July 7 & 8 in the documentary competition of the 2011 Karlovy Vary IFF (July 1 - 9).

Film of the Week
Declaration of Immortality
July 4 - 10, 2011

Screening Times at the Karlovy Vary IFF:
July 7, 2011 - 15:30 - Cas Cinema
July 8, 2011 - 19:00 - Drahomira Cinema

The Declaration of Immortality

Producer: Slezak Ewa
Production company: Agencja Filmowa for Polish TV

Deklaracja nieśmiertelności , Poland, 2010, 29 min, Beta, Personal View, Portrait

In his new film Marcin Koszałka returns to a forgotten genre, namely a mountain film. The protagonist of his story is Piotr “Mad” Korczak, somewhere in the background there is his rival Andrzej Marcisz. The director focuses on the decline of the career of the great master, provoking his reflection on his future life, when he will no longer be able to climb mountains. It’s a moving story about inability to come to terms with old age and about desire of immortality.


East Silver 2010


Meet IDF in Karlovy Vary!
July 2 - 8, 2011 / Zdeněk Blaha - zdenek@eastsilver.net, +420 775 602 555
July 4 - 7, 2011 / Hana Rezková - hanka@dokweb.net, +420 777 240 005



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