An intimate documentary debut follows Aga, who moves back home to Poland to care for her brother whilst hiding her relationship from the authorities
BY GEORGIA DIMDORE-MILES, IMAGE BY BFI FLARE
What are three adjectives that capture your film’s spirit?
Tender, subtle, intimate
Could you tell us a bit more about yourself and your experience so far as an LGBTQIA+ filmmaker?
I’m a documentary director from Poland. Silent Love is my directional debut that tell’s the story of Aga and Maya living in a secret love relationship and raising a 14 year old boy, the brother of one of them. At the moment I am finishing my second film about non-binary and trans youngsters in Poland, shot for Polish Netflix. I am also working on a social campaign for parents of trans children produced by BBDO.
What inspired you to submit your film to BFI Flare and what does it mean to you?
It is the biggest and most recognised LGBTQIA+ film festival in Europe, it is an honour …