Archive 2018

Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story

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WARSAW PREMIERE People from all over the world have come to love Israeli writer Etgar Keret for his surreal short stories and his hilarious live performances. Both Keret’s short stories and the anecdotes from his own life, share the fact that they are very relatable despite their incredible absurdities. How did Keret become such an […]

12.11, Monday | 18:00 | POLIN Museum

The Outer Circle

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POLISH PREMIERE Midway through a gruelling Orthodox conversion, Daniel and his fiancée Katherine are eager to gain the blessing of his intimidatingly large and loud Iraqi Jewish family. At their annual Rosh Hashanah feast, Katherine’s natural elegance and ‘English English’ heritage immediately endears her to them, but it soon becomes apparent that beneath the warm […]

17.11, Saturday | 12:00 | POLIN Museum

Adieu My Beloved

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POLISH PREMIERE In 1900 an 18 years old Russian Jew immigrates to Canada by boat and writes his beloved a letter. Language: English. Subtitles: Polish. 18.11, SUNDAY, POLIN MUSEUM, 12:30, animated short, screened together with the “Warner Brothers” movie

18.11, Sunday | 12:30 | POLIN Museum

Who WIll Write Our History

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WARSAW PREMIERE In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns […]

12.11, Monday | 20:00 | POLIN Museum

The Accountant of Auschwitz

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POLISH PREMIERE Oskar Gröning, known as the “Accountant of Auschwitz,” was charged with the murder of 300,000 Jews. When he took the stand in 2015, at the age of 94, his trial made headlines worldwide. The debate around his prosecution is at the centre of this historic yet contemporary look at justice. As survivors travel […]

17.11, Saturday | 14:00 | POLIN Museum

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