BFM — 39
BFM — 39

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Directed by Pawel FerdekItalian title: Pollywood
Poland / 2020 / 85 min.
Colour / O.V. / Subtitles: sub. it./en.
Pawel Ferdek

Pollywood is a director’s personal journey to America, following the traces of East-European founders of Hollywood, such as Warner Brothers, Samuel Goldwyn and Luis B Mayer. It is a universal and entertaining story about courage and desperation, about the history of the Dream Factory and modernday Hollywood. In spite of many obstacles, Ferdek reaches famous producers who share their stories of success. Will his Hollywood dream become true?


Paweł Ferdek – (Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Polonia, 1977) è regista e sceneggiatore per cinema e televisione. Si è laureato al programma cinematografico europeo EKRAN presso la Andrzej Wajda Master School, l’Istituto di relazioni internazionali dell’Università di Varsavia e l’Accademia della compagnia teatrale GARDZIENICE (basata sul metodo di Jerzy Grotowski). Ha girato documentari in Polonia, Israele, Palestina, Kirghizistan, Cina.

Essential filmography

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Scrap Odyssey (doc, 2010)

Beautiful Misunderstanding (short doc, 2009)

Szklana pulapka (Glass Trap, short doc, 2008)

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