You Are Overreacting

dir. Karina Paciorkowska / Poland / 2018 / 4 min.

Section: Body


Director: Karina Paciorkowska

Screenplay: Karina Paciorkowska

Cinematography: Karina Paciorkowska

Editing: Karina Paciorkowska

Sound: Karina Paciorkowska

Producers: Agata Golańska

Production: Lodz Film School

World sales: KFF Sales & Promotion (world except Poland), Karina Paciorkowska (Poland)

Language: Polish


"You Are Overreacting" is a hand-drawn animation that attempts to ask questions about the place of women in the modern reality. The film is (unfortunately) inspired by everyday life, statements of public figures, and the media.



DOK Leipzig (Honorable Mention), Premiers Plans Festival, goEast, Tricky Women, Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Très Court International Film Festival (Women's Rights Award), Annecy International Animation Festival, FEST — New Directors | New Films Festival (Silver Lynx for Best Animation Short Film), International Film Schools Festival (Best Animation), Monterrey International Film Festival, Message to Man International Film Festival, Animaphix International Animated Film Festival (Special Mention), Film Festival for Women’s Rights, goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, Animatou - International Animation Film Festival (Special Mention), Koszaliński Festiwal Debiutów Filmowych Młodzi i Film, Transatlantyk Festival, Magma International Short Film Festival (Audience Award), International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima (Special Golden Żmij)


Karina Paciorkowska was born in 1994 in Warsaw, where she graduated from secondary school of fine arts. She currently studies animation at Lodz Film School.


  • Facebook - Biały Krąg
  • Instagram - Biały Krąg
HER Docs Film Festival | Fundacja HER Docs
ul. Foksal 3/5, 4th floor, 00-366 Warsaw, Poland | | ©️ 2019