Happy World Down’s Syndrome Day!

Womans Own article 2014

Happy World Down’s Syndrome Day everyone!  To celebrate, me and My Little Sister Magdalena made a music video to ‘Friends’ by Jasmine Thompson She is an amazing singer and she has a beautiful voice, and she is only 13! I am completely in love with her songs. See our take on ‘Friends’ here:       If you have Down’s …

Agi K films The Reveal – Heart & Sold exhibition 2014

“Some very exciting news! Young but very talented film maker, Agnieszka Kolaczynska will be filming at the private viewing and celebration party for The Reveal…Agi will be interviewing artists and their families and capturing moments throughout the evening to produce a film that will match her previous wonderful, innovative and inspirational works.” release by  director of Heart & Sold, Suzie …

What’s happening? New Year 2014

This week Magdalena is going to be 8!  I started this blog and released the first ‘My Little Sister…’ film when I was 8, three years ago. Now I’m 11, it feels like completion of one cycle and a good time to think about what I want to do next and how to make that happen. Annually I release the …

Blindsight hidden treasures

The best prize out of the whole NYFF Award ceremony was chatting to professional filmmakers and when I asked about female filmmakers that would inspire me I was being given the name of a brilliant documentary filmmaker…Lucy Walker. Her film Blindsight is a mindblowing film about 6 blind, tibetan teenagers who set out to climb up a 23,000 ft mountain …

Winner of One To Watch Award at NYFF

We’ve just come back from London, with an amazing experience never to forget! As you might have known previously, I was nominated for the National Youth Film Festival’s ‘Ones To Watch’ Award. So last Friday Magdalena, me and my Mum and Dad went down to the Glitzy Gala Award ceremony at the Vue Cinema in Leicester Square with all the …

Agi K is shortlisted for National Film Award aged 11

SO, this is something way too exciting to be cool about, so I’m whooping and somersaulting here 🙂 It feels so brilliant to get recognition for what I do with every moment that I possibly can, film making is my life!! Whether I’m making films, running workshops and filmclubs, watching them, learning about them, writing about them, editing them, shooting …

Episode 5 My Little Sister (who happens to have Down’s syndrome)

My Little Sister (who happens to have Down's syndrome) films

So here, is the last, but not least episode of this year’s “My Little Sister (who happens to have Down’s syndrome) Episode 5” with footage from 2012 …and then you will have to wait till 2014 to see what we’ve been up to in 2013!… So here are my notes about this episode. In this last episode of 13 minutes. I’ve …

My Little Sister (Around The World) – in Spain!

Agi K filming on location in Spain

This year, once again, we all went to Spain! We are very lucky, as my Dad was teaching at a Chinese Medicine congress in Barcelona, so being home educated and with my older sister not starting her music college until later in September we were able to go with him and have our own holiday further down the coast with …

My Little Sister (who happens to have D.S) Episode 6

Yesterday, was the 21st of August, which means another My Little Sister film is coming out! The 4th episode this year, with 2 more yet to come! This is all made with footage from 2012 After troubles with uploading (again) it has finally uploaded overnight and is live now! Yay 😀 Choosing how to use the footage left from last …

Disney Princesses, #Keep Merida Brave, Bechdel Test, Smurfettes and your children.

Agi K campaign poster for keep Merida brave

So with all this talk of princes and princesses… All the little children get excited when a new Disney film comes out, right? Although the Disney films seem sweet and your siblings and cousins enjoy them and have them on replay, and go to Princess parties in their tiaras, looking like they’re having a great time…but I think there is …