Iwona Strzałka is a Polish screenwriter and director, a graduate of Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School in Katowice. She directed short films such as WAITING FOR, GAMBIT, HUG ME, MUM, TO BE THE BEST, and SZYMON PYTHON - INNER PORTRAIT. These films received multiple awards at festivals such as TOFI Fest, HAPPY END Film Festival, and STYGMATY Film Festival. They were shown at many Polish and foreign festivals, including the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, Munich Film Festival, Other Film Festival in Melbourne and 100% ART in Rosh-Hutsot, Israel. 


“Women's Island” (feature film)

A girl who broke off relations with her mother in her adult life must return to the island, a place of childhood trauma, where she has to choose whether to punish her mother or save her.


HerArts, 2022 II edition