Archive 2018

The Four Sisters: Baluty

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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, Sunday | 16:30 | POLIN MUSEUM

Red Cow (Para Aduma)

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POLISH PREMIERE Benny is different than everyone around her. She’s a girl with a boy’s name, An only child, who lost her mother at child birth. She grew up alone with her fundamentalist father in a Jewish settlement stuck in the heart of the Muslim east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. At 17 she finds herself […]

16.11, Friday | 21:00 | PRAHA Cinema

The Giraffe

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POLISH PREMIERE A little girl from a Jewish family trying to escape to her subconscious from the horrors of the war, but the tough reality breaks through now and then, trying to take away this last source of hope, guarded only by a little toy given once with love. Q&A with filmmakers.  Language: Ukrainian. Subtitles: […]

18.11, Sunday | 16:30 | POLIN Museum

Homeless (On a hejm – Baal Tszuwe) – OLD POLISH-YIDDISH CINEMA

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The film shows a typical Jewish history, one of many being shown in those years. Living in Kazimierz Dolny Rywinów family living under very difficult conditions, because the father decides to leave for the U.S. to find a better life. In America, works hard and feels alone, up until the Bessie (Bessy) – a nightclub […]

17.11, Saturday | 12:00 | POLIN Museum (Screening room A)

An Old Score

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POLISH PREMIERE In Tel Aviv of the 1950’s Tzvi is a police detective responsible for interrogating “kapos” – Jews accused of assisting the Nazis during the Holocaust. Tzvi investigates the case of Yehiel Ingster, suspected of having been an extremely cruel and sadistic kapo. But as Tzvi begins to interrogate him, doubts arise and nothing […]

18.11, Sunday | 16:30 | POLIN Museum

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