Sun Quest

The documentary film "Sun Quest" tells the story of a group of students of the Technical University of Lodz, trying to repeat success in the race of solar powered cars. Weather and technical failures are against them. Also, the change of team members does not bode well for success. The story of how difficult it is to succeed again, in a strange form European point of view country as South Africa.

  • Seriusz Wasilewski
    "Racing the sun" "Practice makes Perfect"
  • Magdalena Stępkowska
    Racing the sun"
  • Sergiusz Wasilewski
    Director of Photography
    Racing the sun"
  • Pawel Ulatowski
    Racing the sun"
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  • Runtime:
    55 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 12, 2017
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    South Africa
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  • Sergiusz Wasilewski
Distribution Information
  • Sergiusz Wasilewski
    Country: Poland
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Seriusz Wasilewski

Sergiusz Wasilewski, born in 1969 in Łódź, Poland, has been fascinated by cinema and photography since his schooldays. He studied cinematography and photography at the Łódź Film School, art at the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts, also in Łódź. Since 1992 he has been working in advertising photography, and his pictures have been used in promotion campaigns for many products. For several years he was also involved in theatre photography, but in 2004 returned to the film camera – at first making videos for the hip hop groups which were popular at the time, but then graduating to film and TV production. He originated and produced the series ( shown on Polish Television and co-created the Ecological News series. He makes documentary,(Racing The Sun, Memory of the World - series one and two, advertising and corporate promotional films. He particularly enjoys exploring the new horizons opening up through the digital treatment of film images. In his spare moments he creates the music for his films.

He also involved in the conjunction film and new media. He is an author of multimedia Central Museum of Textile concept - The Powerhouse. He designed 360o cinema for Lodz Cathedral as a one of the first installations in Poland. It was a prelude for growing popularity of Virtual Reality Films.

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Director Statement

- The previous film "Racing the sun" proved to be a very inspirational experience, following the adventures of the band in Africa was quite an obvious choice, it turns out that South Africa is not what it obviously evokes. This is a country of many separate worlds - says Sergiusz Wasilewski, film director, director, creator of "Sun Quest" - the realization of a cinematic documentary, and on its own terms is a fantastic adventure, which does not happen every day - emphasizes the director.