Archive 2018

RONIT ELKABETZ: Once Upon a Time … Gett. The Last Interview with Ronit Elkabetz

dir. Yossi Aviram, France, Israel 2016, 52', documentary, out of competition

A behind-the-scenes look at an Israeli cinematic masterpiece becomes a memorial to an iconic actress and filmmaker. Ronit Elkabetz died in April 2016 at age 51, after battling cancer. Her magnetic onscreen presence–intense performances and striking looks–were matched by her successes as a director and screenwriter. Her life ended just as her career peaked in […]

17.11, Sobota | 12:00 | POLIN Museum

The Last Supper (Das Letzte Mahl)

dir. Florian Frerichs, Germany 2017, 83’, narrative feature, competition

POLISH PREMIERE On the day Adolf Hitler comes to power, the German-Jewish family Glickstein comes together for a family dinner. Most of them however (like so many other Germans at that time) don´t take the Nazis seriously. When young Leah reveals her plans to emigrate from Berlin to Palestine, her family starts disputing. Her father […]

18.11, Niedziela | 19:30 | POLIN Museum


dir. Jonathan Fred Schneider, USA 2018, 34’, narrative short, competition

POLISH PREMIERE Cultural mosaic Brooklyn. When a young Hasidic Jew gets caught listening to his bohemian neighbor through the basement air vent, his carefully planned future threatens to unravel. Should he follow his curiosity for the world behind the wall, and miss his engagement party, shutting the door to the only world he knows? Language: […]

17.11, Sobota | 12:00 | POLIN Museum

Make peace

dir. Marilyne Canto, France 2018, 23’, documentary short, competition

POLISH PREMIERE A portrait of a man who never give up..  Marilyne Canto wanted “to have news from the peace between Israelis and Palestinians, even if those news are not that good, even if pessimism dominates”. More than twenty years after the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (1995), she chose to follow Ofer […]

18.11, Niedziela | 12:00 | POLIN Museum (Screening room A)

Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story

dir. Stephane Kaas, Rutger Lemm, Holland 2017, 66’, documentary, competition

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, Poniedziałek | 18:00 | POLIN Museum

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