My Friend Ivor

Ivor poster_v3My Friend Ivor – short film – slavery

Two friends from a small Polish village, Piotr (60) and Ivor (45), embark on a journey to England being promised a job and better life. But soon their hopes are shattered: they’ve been lured by Roma’s gang to do slavery work with no chance to escape.

A Short film by Aleksandra Czenczek
Starring : Janusz Guttner and Adolfo Espina
Produced by AKA FILM & Modalfish Productions


Winner at Unchosen’s Modern Day Slavery Short Film Competition, section: Forced Labour UK Production, 2014
Nomination at Best Short Film category, National Film Awards 2014
Official selection at 15th Gwangju International Film Festival, South Korea, 2015
Screening at 15th Belfast Film Festival, Ireland, 2015
Official selection at 7th FilmOFFisko Film Festival, Poland, 2015
Screening at 28th Foyle Film Festival, Ireland, 2015
Screening at Film Festival in Kosice, Slovakia, October 2015
Official selection at 16th Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Cine a la Calle, Barranquilla, Colombia, May 2016
Screening at Human District festival in Belgrad, Serbia, June 2016
Screening at 46th Tampere Film Festival, March 2016, Finland
Official Selection at Earls Court Film Festival, London, UK, November 2016
Official selection Canadian Labour International Film Festival – CliFF, November 2017, Toronto, Canada

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