Archive 2018

The Waldheim Waltz

dir. Ruth Beckermann, Austria 2018, 93’, documentary, competition

THE WALDHEIM WALTZ is a film about truth and lies or “alternative facts”. About individual and collective consciousness. “Waldheim no, Waldheim no” shouts a crowd in the center of Vienna in 1986. Ruth Beckermann was one of the activists trying to prevent the election of Kurt Waldheim and documented the political events with her camera. […]

13.11, Wtorek | 19:00 | PRAHA Cinema

The Driver is Red

dir. Randall Christopher, USA 2017, 14’, animation, documentary short, competition

WARSAW PREMIERE Set in Argentina 1960, this true crime documentary follows the story of secret agent Zvi Aharoni as he hunted down one of the highest ranking Nazi war criminals on the run.   Language: English. Subtitles: Polish. 17.11, SATURDAY, POLIN MUSEUM, 14:00, screened before “ACCOUNTANT OF AUSCHWITZ” movie

17.11, Sobota | 14:00 | POLIN Museum

IN MEMORY OF RONIT ELKABETZ: Or (My Treasure)

dir. Keren Yedaya, Israel 2004, 97’, narrative feature, out of competition

IN MEMORY OF RONIT ELKABETZ: OR, dir. Keren Yedaya, Israel 2004, 97’ Visually controlled, emotionally precise and dramatically intricate, Keren Yedaya’s Or (My Treasure) combines uncompromising realism with compassionate storytelling. Winner of the 2004 Cannes Film Festival Camera D’Or for best debut film, Or is the work of an “uncommonly sensitive” filmmaker who delivers “walloping irony” (Time Out New York) without […]

13.11, Wtorek | 20:45 | PRAHA Cinema

Budapest Noir

dir. Éva GÁRDOS, Hungary 2017, 95’, narrative feature, competition

POLISH PREMIERE Budapest, 1936. The Hungarian prime minister returns from Germany in a coffin, his dream of making Hungary into a fascist state snuffed out—for now. Crime reporter Zsigmond Gordon has other things on his mind. A cynic who thinks he has seen it all, a tip leads him to an unusual crime scene in […]

17.11, Sobota | 16:00 | POLIN Museum

The Prophets (Hanevi’im)

Israel 2018, documentary short, competition

POLISH PREMIERE Jerusalem Film Workshop presents: The Prophets (Hanevi’im), Israel 2018, short documentaries The Jerusalem Film Workshop is a unique and exciting program offering creative young filmmakers from all over the world the opportunity to hone their filmmaking skills whilst also exploring the land of Israel. Over the course of 6 weeks, students will create short […]

14.11, Środa | 18:00 | JCC WARSAW

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