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Director Talks 'polishgirl' Hashtag and Creating Positive Posts

Iwona Bielecka's new short documentary examines the 'polishgirl' hashtag and what it means to some women in the country. Here she explains the film's origins and how Justin Bieber fits into the story.

Earlier this week we showcased #polishgirls [above]the new docu-short from 2016's shots Awards New Director of the Year, Iwona Bielecka.

The film documents the growing number of young Polish women who use social media - predominantly Instagram - and the hashtag #polishgirl to document their lives and who value looks over everything else.

"I’m 90% sure we can thank Justin Bieber for the #polishgirl phenomenon."

The short documentary, which comes in at five-and-a-half-minutes, features a number of women…to continue reading please subscribe now

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