Archive 2018

The Outer Circle

dir. Adam Baroukh, UK 2017, 13’, narrative short, competition

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, Sobota | 12:00 | POLIN Museum

Adieu My Beloved

dir. Susan Shulman, Canada 2017, 3’, animated short, competition

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, Niedziela | 12:30 | POLIN Museum

Who WIll Write Our History

dir. Roberta Grossman, USA / Poland 2018, 97’, documentary, competition

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, Poniedziałek | 20:00 | POLIN Museum

The Accountant of Auschwitz

dir. Matthew Shoychet, Canada 2018, 78’, documentary, competition

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, Sobota | 14:00 | POLIN Museum

A Tramway in Jerusalem

dir. Amos Gitai, France, Israel 2018, 94’, narrative feature, competition

A Tramway in Jerusalem is a situation comedy that juxtaposes stories and human situations in the context of the current Israeli Palestinian society in 2018. In Jerusalem the tramway connects several neighbourhoods, from East to West, recording their variety and differences. The film brings together a whole mosaic of human beings unfolding in this city […]

18.11, Niedziela | 14:30 | POLIN MUSEUM

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