Archive 2017


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OPENING CEREMONY On a summer day in 1945, an Orthodox man and his grown son return to a village in Hungary while the villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk’s son. The townspeople – suspicious, remorseful, fearful, and cunning – expect the worst and behave accordingly. The town clerk fears the men may […]

01.01, Thursday | 00:00 | Muzeum Polin


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WJFF KIDS. Is there anyone here who doesn’t like movies? – workshop for families with the screening of “Abulele”,dir. Jonathan Geva, Israel 2015, 90’, animated feature film  (kids 7-12 years old) „Abulele”, which main character, 10-year-old Adam befriends monster with a big heart, will be the starting point for conversation and activities using different plastic […]

01.01, Thursday | 00:00 | Muzeum POLIN

According to the Decrees of Providence

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Special screening – Jerzy Hoffman: 2017 Honorary Dawid Camera Award Laureate As the Germans invade Poland Jewish Ruth and her mother are trapped by the oncoming Nazis. When they are loaded onto a truck for transportation to a ghetto, Ruth is told by her mother to jump from the truck at the first chance and […]

01.01, Thursday | 00:00 | Muzeum POLIN

After Auschwitz. The Stories of Six Women

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“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 […]

01.01, Thursday | 00:00 | POLIN Museum

Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

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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 […]

01.01, Thursday | 00:00 | Muzeum POLIN


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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.

01.01, Thursday | 00:00 | JCC WARSZAWA


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