LAB 2012-2013 > Kasia Klimkiewicz & Dominga Sotomayor – La isla

Kasia Klimkiewicz & Dominga Sotomayor – La isla

Kasia Klimkiewicz


Kasia Klimkiewicz is a graduate from the Polish Film School in Lodz and alumni of the Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam. Since 2000 she has collaborated with Polish National Television on many projects, including her documentary, Krystian Lupas Labyrinth. Her documentary Wasserschlacht  The Great Border Battle co- directed with Andrew Friedman was awarded Berlin Today Award during Berlinale 2007. Her short film Hanoi-Warszawa won many Polish and International awards and was voted the Best Short of 2010 by the European Film Academy. Her debut feature film Flying Blind premiered in Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012 where it has been nominated for the prestigious Michael Powell Award. She has been working as a director in Poland, Germany, Israel and the UK. Kasia is a member of the European Film Academy and an expert at the Polish Film Institute.

Dominga Sotomayor


Dominga Sotomayor finished her filmmaking studies in Chile in 2007 and created the production company CINESTACION. She has directed the short films Cessna (2005), Noviembre (2007), Debajo (2007), La Montaña (2008) and Videojuego (2009), which have taken part and received awards in several international film festivals. Her first feature film De Jueves a Domingo was developed through the Cannes Cinéfondation Résidence and later premiered in the Tiger Competition at the Rotterdam International Film Festival 2012, where it won the Tiger Award for best film. Since then, it has participated in several film festivals where it received numerous awards. Her second feature film project Tarde Para Morir Joven has received support from Sundance and is being developed in the Binger and Jerusalem Film Labs.


La isla


A family gets together at their summer house in the island. There is only one member who is delayed. The day advances as they fuse with the nature until the night comes. The film premieres at Tiger Shorts competition at Rotterdam IFF 2014.