Janka is an intimate portrait of Janina Ochojska - founder of the Polish Humanitarian Action. Animation intertwines with the document, the past with the present. Childhood determined by a serious illness leads the heroine to a unique approach to life.
Adela Kaczmarek was born in 1985 in Warsaw (Poland). She graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, the Graphic Arts Department. Her diploma film, " Bay" (2008), made at the Professor Jerzy Kucia's Animated Film Studio, won a Special Award at the Polish Festival of Original Animated Films (OFAFA) in Krakow and Grand Prix at Animation Film Festival "Field of view" , Center of Contemporary Art "Signs of time" in Toruń (Poland) . She debuted with a short film " The Full Sun" (2012).
In 2012 she participated in the POLSKA.DOC seminars organized by Society of Creative Initiatives "ę" , where she made “ The Governance of Love” . The film won Grand Prix at Short Waves Festival 2013, Special Mention at DOXA Documentary Film Festival in Vancouver and Grand Prix at O! PLA Film Festival.
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