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The Vibrant Village

dir. Weronika Jurkiewicz / Poland, Hungary / 2019 / 7 min. / Warsaw premiere

Section: New Faces


Director: Weronika Jurkiewicz

Screenplay: Weronika Jurkiewicz

Cinematography: André Cruz

Editing: Weronika Jurkiewicz

Sound: Adam Wojtaś

Producers: Weronika Jurkiewicz

Production: University Of Theatre And Film Arts in Budapest, DocNomads

World sales: Weronika Jurkiewicz

Language: without dialogue


In a quiet Hungarian village, men gather to swill beer at the bar. Meanwhile, the women are busy at work, contributing their time to the mass production of sexual satisfaction.


Sheffield Doc/Fest, Women Make Waves Film Festival,  International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima, FrontDoc International Documentary Festival, Austin Polish Film Festival (Best Non-animated Short), FIPADOC -  Festival International Documentaire, DokuFest, Feminnale of Contemporary Art, Luksuz Film Festival 



Weronika Jurkiewicz is a writer, director and producer whose work focuses on intimate, local stories as a way to comment on bigger social issues, usually touching on subjects related to trauma, gender and politics. She is an alumna of DocNomads European Joint Masters Program in Documentary Filmmaking as well as Dual BA Program between Sciences Po Paris and Columbia University in New York. “The Vibrant Village” is her first film.


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