The Turtle Cave


The story moves us back to Hania’s childhood. The girl especially recalls the figure of her mother, who was always dragging her into her problems. Hania tries to escape the sense of guilt by closing her eyes. She tries to disappear.


Klaudia Folga was born on 25 March 1991 in Zawoja (Poland). She graduated from Antoni Kanar High School of fine arts in Zakopane in 2011, and earned her diploma in the sculpture studio. In the years 2011-2015 she studied Classical Philology at the University of Warsaw. In 2015 she started film studies at the Film and TV Direction Department in the Leon Schiller National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Lodz. The short film “Jaskinia Żółwi” (The Turtle Cave) is her third-year film, made under the artistic supervision of Mariusz Grzegorzek.

  • Klaudia Folga
  • Poland
  • 2019
  • Doc.
  • 20’
  • Sub. PT/ENG



Official Competition
East Wave