Krakow Summer Animation Days is an outdoor film event that has been enriching the cultural offer of the City of Krakow during the summer for 14 years. It takes place in the natural setting of an open-air cinema hall near Wawel Castle.
The movie screenings, which begin each evening at 9:30 p.m., will be filled with a diverse film program consisting of mostly unknown films in Poland.
This year’s program will feature Estonian animations by controversial artist Chintis Lundgren, as well as recent feature-length animations: “Where is Anne Frank” by Israeli director Ari Folman (2022) or “Dozens of Norths” by Japanese animation artist Koji Yamamura (2021).
We will also present animations by exceptional Krakow artists: Daria Rzepiela, Daria Godyń, Ewa Borysewicz, Betina Bożek, Wiola Sowa, Katarzyna Agopsowicz and Marta Pajek. The movie screening will be followed by a meeting with the artists, who will tell the audience about their career paths. In addition, animated films awarded at the 28th Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival and the 15th Animator Festival will be shown.
There will also be an animation workshop for two age groups: children and teenagers, conducted by Pigeon Studio from Krakow on 16.07.
This year’s edition of Krakow Summer Animation Days will be accompanied by a plant exchange
You are cordially invited to bring plants that you do not get along with, that you want to let out into the world, or that you are simply bored with. Maybe they will find a new home during the Festival? Maybe you will find your new favorite plant? Grafts, seedlings, grown and tiny plants – all are welcome. If you can, sign your specimensy – let others know what plant they are dealing with.
Even will take place before the evening shows, here: Plac Wielkiej Armii Napoleona, Krakow. You will be able to bring and pick up plants every day; on Friday, July 15, you are welcome with plants (or to pick up plants) only from 4 p.m. Wymianka potrwa do godz. 21.00. Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17, from 12 p.m. to 9 pm.
Friday – 4 p.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday – 12 p.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday – 12 p.m.-9 p.m.
We also encourage you to bring any paraphernalia – pots, doodles, stands or flowerbeds that you don’t need, but nevertheless might be useful to someone. For organizational reasons, however, we ask that you do not bring soil with you and do not replant any plants at the event.
Our foundation cordially invites you to Krakow Summer Animation Days!
The event is organized by the Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival and the Etiuda&Anima Foundation for the Promotion of Artistic, Film and Audiovisual Culture.