Germany 2022 – Director: Hanna Stock – Original language: Polish – Subtitles: English, German, None – Length: 16 min.

As of right now, Poland ranks 64th in the World Press Freedom Index, in 2015 it ranked 12th. What happened? The journey of a freshly printed “Gazeta Wyborcza” to the newsstand gives an introduction to the complex issues of news coverage in Poland.


No youth rating


This film will be shown as part of the public perspectives event Close-up Poland, which presents five short films by students of the television journalism department of the HFF Munich.


Close-up: Poland

In 5 close-ups we show Polish realities, from the struggle for freedom of expression and women's rights to the situation in the Upper Silesian coalfield, refugee policy and the resurgence of Judaism.


In cooperation with HFF München – Division: Television Journalism


Editing: Hanna Stock. Production: Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen München. Producer: Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen München.

Close-up: Poland 2022