Narrative short films

COLD WATER

reż. Tehila Peter Dansker, Izrael 2016, 19’

A young girl’s search for the father who abandoned her as a child leads her to his present home and the discovery that he is now an ultra-Orthodox Jew. Language: Hebrew, Subtitles: Polish, English 28 NOVEMBER, TUESDAY, JCC WARSAW, 6:00pm.

28.11, Wtorek | 18:00 | JCC WARSZAWA

Drop of Blood

reż. Tomasz Wiśniewski, Polska 2017, 37’

Here is a story about a dangerous superstition that some still believe, including many older Poles, both Catholic and Orthodox. Blood libel is an accusation that Jews kidnapped and murdered the children of Christians in order to use their blood as part of their religious rituals during Jewish holidays. Historically, these claims – alongside those […]

25.11, Sobota | 14:00 | Muzeum POLIN

Exit

reż. Katharina Woll, Niemcy 2017, 23’

Exit is a film about two women who left the ultra-orthodox community. Sara became ultra-orthodox at the age of 17 when she moved to Israel from the US. She lived a strong religious and dedicated life before she couldn´t handle the rigidness of her faith any more. Sarah meets Heidi, who was raised ultra-orthodox in […]

26.11, Niedziela | 20:20 | Muzeum POLIN

Forgotten Sense

reż. Tomasz Wiśniewski, Polska 2017, 1’

The old man remembers jewish song, but he does not understand what it means… Language: Polish, Yiddish. Subtitles: English, Polish 25 November, SATURDAY, POLIN Museum, 2:00pm

25.11, Sobota | 14:00 | Muzeum POLIN

GIRL AT RISK

reż. Tehila Peter Dansker, Izrael 2017, 21’

As an Orthodox Jewish recruit, Shira (19) is excused A compulsory combat duty in the army and is instead doing a year’s National Service in a high school. Frustrated at the minor tasks she is given to do, Shira seeks greater involvement with the students and sets herself up as mentor to Inbal, a troubled […]

28.11, Wtorek | 18:00 | JCC WARSZAWA