Award of Merit – “Dystopia” (Poland)

Title: Dystopia
Runtime: 4 min
Country: Poland
Director: Liliana Ryszewska
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: June, 2022

Synopsis: A visualization of urban horror, and a child of the feeling of helplessness left by the years of hearing about environmental disasters. It’s an introduction to a world that had reached a technological peak, yet woke up a few decades too late to save itself. But humans can adjust. And thus, it’s also a story about a master craftsman, the maker of custom gas masks and his thriving business – the art of breathing in style.