Documentary Features

After Auschwitz. The Stories of Six Women

dir. Jon Kean, USA 2016, 83’

“You’re free. Go home”. Most Holocaust films end with these words, the very words that survivors heard at liberation. But After Auschwitz is not a typical “Holocaust” film. After Auschwitz is a “Post-Holocaust” documentary that follows six extraordinary women, capturing what it means to move from tragedy and trauma towards life. In watching the struggles […]

25.11, Sobota | 12:00 | POLIN Museum

Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

reż. Yariv Mozer, Izrael / Francja 2016, 70’

CLOSING CEREMONY POLISH PREMIERE In the great depths of the archive, six hours of interview footage was discovered of one of modern history’s greatest leaders-David Ben-Gurion. It is 1968 and he is 82 years old, five years before his death. He lives in his secluded home in the desert, removed from all political discourse, which […]

30.11, Czwartek | 20:00 | Muzeum POLIN

Israel: Stories of Modern Days

reż. William Karel, Blanche Finger , Francja 2017, 53’

WORLDWIDE PREMIERE 70 years after the creation of the Jewish State, ten well-known Israeli writers (Amos Oz, David Grossman, Zeruya Shalev, Avraham B. Yehoshua) shine a spotlight on Israel. Their works echo the issues their country faces: the conflict with the Palestinians and the proximity of the occupied territories, the weight of the past, the […]

26.11, Niedziela | 18:30 | Muzeum POLIN

Levinsky Park

reż. Beth Kruvant, USA 2016, 66’

“Levinsky Park” tells the simple stories of people riding the tide of history in Tel Aviv, Israel. Through the lens of an asylum seeker from Darfur, long time residents of the community, and a human rights activist, we explore the contours and nuances of the refugee story. The film portrays a clash of two worlds: […]

25.11, Sobota | 15:15 | Muzeum POLIN

More Alive than Dead

reż. Tzachi Schiff, Izrael / Argentyna / Francja 2017, 66’

POLISH PREMIERE Some say he’s a genius: That he was a hundred years ahead of his time; That he released humanity from the shackles of oppression, religion and hypocrisy. Others say he swindled “his” theories from others; that he was a con-man and a greedy liar that actually polluted humanity’s moral values. This film exposes […]

25.11, Sobota | 19:00 | Muzeum POLIN