Full of unique archival materials, the story of the great victory and tragic death of the pilot Franciszek Żwirko and the designer of his aircraft – Stanisław Wigura. Their victory in the international aviation competition Challenge International de Turisme in 1932 (29 years after the first flight of the Wright brothers) was a success that aroused great enthusiasm and hope in Poland. This success was separated from the catastrophe in which both died, by only… 15 days
Born in 1977. He studied film directing at the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television at the University of Silesia in Katowice. He is also a graduate of Sociology at the University of Warsaw. He is the author of documentary films such as: “Mother’ Day” (2006), “Wild Happiness” (2008), “Tomorrow Will Be Fur” (2015), “Żwirko i Wigura. 15 Days of Glory” (2022). His diploma etude “From the Inside” won the “Silver Castle” at the OFF Cinema IFF in Poznań. He has made several documentaries, educational and promotional films.
(1112 North Milwaukee Ave.)
2022, 55 min, Poland
Polish with English subtitles
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