Archive 2017

Foxtrot

reż. Samuel Maoz, Izrael / Niemcy / Francja 2017, 108’

PRE-PREMIER SCREENING Michael and Dafna are devastated when army officials show up at their home to announce the death of their son Jonathan. Michael becomes increasingly frustrated by overzealous mourning relatives and well-meaning army bureaucrats. While his sedated wife rests, Michael spirals into a whirlwind of anger only to experience one of life’s unfathomable twists […]

01.01, Czwartek | 00:00 | 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 […]

01.01, Czwartek | 00:00 | JCC WARSZAWA

Scaffolding

reż. Matan Yair, Izrael / Polska 2017, 92’

17-year-old ASHER has always been the impulsive troublemaker at school. While his strict father sees him as a natural successor to his scaffolding business, Asher forges a special connection with his literature teacher Rami and begins to see new possibilities for himself. That is, until an unexpected tragedy occurs, and changes everything. Jerusalem Film Festival […]

01.01, Czwartek | 00:00 | Muzeum POLIN

The Gravedigger’s Daughter

reż. Shira Gabay, Izrael 2016, 16’

Esther’s father was a gravedigger who in his last will and testament left only one significant request: that one of his sons continue with his profession. None of his sons have the slightest interest in doing so. Esther is the only daughter in this traditional ‘Sephardic’ North African home, and embarks upon a struggle to […]

01.01, Czwartek | 00:00 | JCC WARSZAWA

Rebel of the Keys. The Life and Music of André Tchaikowsky

reż. Mark Charles, UK 2016, 90’

POLISH PREMIERE This is the story of an eccentric genius with a rare gift who would rather be thought of as a ‘dangerous dinner guest’ than a man with a tragic backstory. André Tchaikowsky’s story starts in the Warsaw ghetto from where he made a miraculous escape, to rapid fame as a pianist touring the […]

01.01, Czwartek | 00:00 | Muzeum POLIN

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