Archive 2018

The Warner Brothers

dir. Cass Warner, USA 2007, 94’, documentary, out of competition

An intimate, epic story created by Cass Warner the granddaughter of on of the founders of the Warner Bros. studio: courageous Harry Warner; honest Abe; visionary Sam; and volatile Jack—four pioneering brothers who built an empire on a dream and revolutionised Hollywood. Told through the eyes of family members and people who knew them and includes […]

18.11, Niedziela | 12:30 | POLIN Museum

Winter Hunt (Winterjagd)

dir. Astrid Schult, Germany 2017, 74’, narrative feature, competition

POLISH PREMIERE The psychological thriller WINTER HUNT tells the story of a family as a dark chamber drama on the Schwäbische Alb. The film is about a young girl (Lena, 25) who enters the mansion of family Rossberg. Anselm Rossberg (91), a former Auschwitz guard lives here with his daughter Maria (48). Lena attacks Anselm […]

16.11, Piątek | 19:00 | PRAHA Cinema

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

On My Way Out: The Secret Life of Nani and Popi

dir. Brandon Gross, Skyler Gross, Canada 2017, 40’, documentary short, competition

POLISH PREMIERE Roman (Popi) and Ruth (Nani) Blank are Holocaust survivors, who have been married for 65 years, but at age 95, Roman reveals a secret to his family that tests their seemingly invincible union – Roman is gay and Ruth has been aware for the majority of their married lives. This film chronicles their […]

16.11, Piątek | 21:00 | PRAHA Cinema

The Four Sisters: Baluty

dir. Claude Lanzmann, France 2018, 64’, documentary, competition

POLISH PREMIERE Of the hundred ghettos that dotted the Polish countryside, the one in Lodz had existed for the longest. It was ruled with an iron fist by the president of the Jewish council of elders, Chaim Mordechai Rumkowski, known as “King Chaim” – a man convinced he could save part of the community by […]

18.11, Niedziela | 16:30 | POLIN MUSEUM

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