Film Portfolio

Zostań na Herbatę (Stay for Tea)

Short Film, Polish, 2020, 22min
Written, Directed, Cinematography, Edited by Paul Kmiec

Synopsis

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.

NOMINATIONS:
Best Film
Best Actor
Best Editing

Austin Arthouse Film Festival 2020
 

Skye

Short Film, 2019, 34min
Written, Directed, Produced, Co-edited by Paul Kmiec

Synopsis

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

WINNER:

Best Direction, Short Film

Best Female Actor

OFFICIAL SELECTION: 

Solaris Film Festival in Nice, France 2019

Short Film Category

HONORABLE MENTION:
Short Film Category,
Berlin Flash Film Festival 2019

Magi

Short Film, 2013, 23min
Written, Directed, Cinematography by Paul Kmiec

Synopsis

A young boy on Christmas discovers the meaning of sacrifice.

WINNER
Best Short Film 2013 Santa Cruz Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Orlando Film Festival
White Sands Int'l Film Fest

Hollywood Student Int'l. Film Festival

Shot on Kodak Vision 3 250D
Camera: Super 16mm AATON LTR

Prayer

Short Film, 2013, 3min 20sec
Written, Directed, Cinematography, Produced by Paul Kmiec

© 2019 Paul Bronisław Kmiec