Filming For "The Black Mill" Has Started

Filming for the film “The Black Mill” – the new title of the creators “Behind the Blue Door” has started. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

“The Black Mill”

The previous family film of the creators – “Behind the Blue Door” – gathered in cinemas almost 250,000 spectators. The creators are back with the screening of another bestselling novel by Marcin Szczygielski entitled “The Black Mill”.

“The Black Mill” is one of the most popular contemporary books of Polish youth literature, the educational values ​​of which are used by many primary school teachers. The book was awarded the Grand Prix and the 1st Prize of the Astrid Lindgren Literary Competition for a contemporary book for youth organized by the ABCXXI Foundation – All Poland reads to children.


The director of the film is Mariusz Palej (responsible for “Behind the Blue Door”). The producer of the film is TFP. Heliograf, RioDePost, AB Film, Mazowiecki and Warszawski Fundusz Filmowy were invited for co-production.

In “The Black Mill” we will see great Polish actors, among others Marcin Dorociński, Janusz Chabior and Magdalena Nieć.

The project addressed to the young spectator has been already under the patronage of the Children’s Ombudsman and the International Chapter of the Order of Smile.

The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.