Film and Art Festival Two Riversides is a unique artistic and cultural project destined for the enthusiasts of cinema and dedicated to the art of cinema and other forms of art, which contribute to artistic films: literature, music, theatre and visual arts.
Two Riversides introduces to the viewers the most recent production („World under Canvas” and „In the Short Run” sections) and the heritage of world cinematography. It also presents the work of great directors of the present and uncovers the creative words of remarkable actors in the section „And God Created Actor”. „Music My Love“ is one of Festival’s favorite section for films of all times, which shows special attitude to music side of cinema. Live concerts during the opening night are connected to films presented at the Festival.
Two sides of the river is a metaphor not only of our host towns, but also of two sides of art: the author and the viewer. To meet the artist and the audience is one of the most important goals for the Festival. „Cinema Lesson – a Confession of Filmmaker” is a spec performances.
Two Riversides Festival owes its uniqueness also the two hosting towns. Kazimierz Dolny and Janowiec are considerable tourist attractions as the most beautifully situated little towns in Poland. They were established in 12th century what causes that they have unforgettable Medieval atmosphere. Before WWII they were important centers of Jewish culture.
Grażyna Torbicka, an awarded journalist, film expert and a jury member in many international film festivals such as Berlin and Cannes, has been Artistic Director of the Festival since it’s first edition.