FILMS 2019

WUNDERKINDER

dir. by Marcus Rosenmüller, Germany 2011, 96 min, drama, Y (12)

The retrospective of Artur Brauner’s films – the laureate of Honorary Camera of David 2019. From the producers of Europa Europa comes this mesmerising drama about three extraordinary musical prodigies whose friendship overcomes barriers of religion and nationality.Wunderkinder tells a tale of three exceptionally musically talented children. The two Jewish children Larissa and Abrascha are […]

18.11, Poniedziałek | 14:00 | POLIN Museum

MARINA, MABUSE AND MORITURI

dir. Kathrin Anderson, Oliver Schwehm, producer Alice Brauner, Germany 2017, 52 min, documentary, biopic

The retrospective of Artur Brauner’s films – the laureate of Honorary Camera of David 2019. In 1946, aged 28, Artur Brauner started producing films in the completely destroyed Berlin. He wanted to narrate the suffering that the Nazi regime had wrought on Europe’s Jews and became Germany’s most successful producer. His company, CCC Filmkunst, brought […]

23.11, Sobota | 11:00 | POLIN Museum

93Queen

dir. Paula Eiselt, USA 2018, 86 min, documentary

POLISH PREMIERE. 93QUEEN follows Rachel “Ruchie” Freier, a Hasidic lawyer and mother of six who is determined to shake up the “boys club” in her community by creating the first all-female ambulance corps in NYC. Ruchie and other dogged Hasidic women are risking their reputations to provide dignified emergency medical care to the women of […]

24.11, Niedziela | 13:00 | POLIN Museum

Almost Liam

dir. Sapir Rokach, Israel 2018, 28 min, documentary short, LGBTQ

Raised in an Orthodox Jewish family, Liam came out as transgender while she was serving as a woman soldier in the IDF. In this film, which includes private footage, Liam reflects on his journey to manhood before traveling to Germany, where he will undergo gender confirmation surgery. FESTIVALS, AWARDS: Haifa International FF 2018, DOC NYC […]

19.11, Wtorek | 17:00 | JCC Warsaw

Army of Lovers in the Holy Land (BeEretz HaKodesh)

dir. Asaf Galay, Israel 2018, 61 min, documentary, LGBTQ

POLISH PREMIERE. Their disco hits “Crucified” and “Obsession” left their mark on 1990s European pop music; their garish, kitschyshrill music videos have never been forgotten. The Swedish band Army of Lovers combined the glamour and sexual permissiveness of drag and gay culture with elements of Jewish culture, rising to become international pop stars almost three […]

19.11, Wtorek | 19:45 | JCC Warsaw

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