Zostań na Herbatę (Stay for Tea)
Short Film, Polish, 2020, 22min
Written, Directed, Cinematography, Edited by Paul Kmiec
As his memories evaporate from dementia, an elderly Polish-American man contends with the hauntings of what he believes are ghosts. Haunted by the spectre of his ethnic identity, he receives a message from a special visitor.
Austin Arthouse Film Festival 2020
Short Film, 2019, 34min
Written, Directed, Produced, Co-edited by Paul Kmiec
When high-school senior Charlotte discovers that she is six weeks pregnant, her boyfriend and her set out to obtain an abortion. In order to avoid the procedure bill from appearing on her mother's insurance, the couple endeavor to find the money fast. Charlotte's agency as a young woman is tempted by daydreams of motherhood while Cale attempts to gather the money. The stability of their relationship is threatened as they strive to reconcile the outcome of their futures and the end of their childhood as they know it.
Symi International Film Festival, Greece 2019
Best Direction, Short Film
Best Female Actor
Solaris Film Festival in Nice, France 2019
Short Film Category
Short Film Category,
Berlin Flash Film Festival 2019
Short Film, 2013, 23min
Written, Directed, Cinematography by Paul Kmiec
A young boy on Christmas discovers the meaning of sacrifice.
Best Short Film 2013 Santa Cruz Film Festival
Orlando Film Festival
White Sands Int'l Film Fest
Hollywood Student Int'l. Film Festival