Archive 2018

The Waldheim Waltz

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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, Tuesday | 19:00 | PRAHA Cinema

The Driver is Red

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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, Saturday | 14:00 | 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

IN MEMORY OF RONIT ELKABETZ: Or (My Treasure)

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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, Tuesday | 20:45 | PRAHA Cinema

Budapest Noir

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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, Saturday | 16:00 | POLIN Museum

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