In Touch

One third of the population of the Polish village of Stare Juchy has left to work in Iceland. As they settle into new lives on the other side of Europe, those who remain long for their return. In the meantime, virtual hugs are all they have to join the distance separating them.

About the film

  • Type
  • National Premiere Date
    October 24, 2019, Bíó Paradís
  • International Premiere Date
    November 16, 2018, IDFA
  • Length
    62 min.
  • Language
  • Original Title
    In Touch
  • International Title
    In Touch
  • Production Year
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, Poland
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
  • Production Format
    2K Color
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Color
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English and Icelandic subtitles.

Company Credits


  • 2019
    21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Award: The Human Value Award
  • 2019
    Millennium Docs Against Gravity - Award: Special Mention in Wroclaw
  • 2019
    Skjaldborg Icelandic Documentary Film Festival - Award: Grand Jury Prize "The Spotlight"
  • 2019
    Off Cinema Poznan - Award: Bronze Castle Award
  • 2019
    Czlowiek w zagrozeniu - lódz - Award: The Festiwal Kamera Akcja Young Critics' Award, The "Patient Eye" award
  • 2019
    Kino z dusza - Wawa - Award: Special Mention
  • 2019
    Human Doc Festival - Award: GRAND PRIX prize for the Best Polish movie
  • 2018
    International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) - Award: The IDFA Special Jury Award for mid-length documentary