Competition

Almost Liam

dir. Sapir Rokach, Israel 2018, 28 min, documentary short, LGBTQ

Raised in an Orthodox Jewish family, Liam came out as transgender while she was serving as a woman soldier in the IDF. In this film, which includes private footage, Liam reflects on his journey to manhood before traveling to Germany, where he will undergo gender confirmation surgery. FESTIVALS, AWARDS: Haifa International FF 2018, DOC NYC […]

19.11, Wtorek | 17:00 | JCC Warsaw

THE PAINTED BIRD (Nabarvené ptáče)

dir. Václav Marhoul, Czechia, Slovakia, Ukraine 2019, 169 min, drama

Official Entry (Czekia) Best International Feature 2020 Academy Awards. A dramatic story about a six-year-old Jewish boy during World War II, who suffers unimaginable cruelty at the hands of the inhabitants of an anonymous village somewhere in Eastern Europe. “The main theme of ‘The Painted Bird’ is the problem of otherness. You don’t have to […]

20.11, Środa | 20:00 | HELIOS Cinema

DIBBUK

dir. Dayan David Oualid, France 2019, 30 min, narrative short

Dan, a pious man who lives on the fringe of the Jewish community of the nineteenth district of Paris, is summoned to check on old acquaintance, obviously not in his normal state. Dan has to summon a Minyan, gathering of ten people of Israelite confession, to perform an exorcism according to a precise and grueling […]

24.11, Niedziela | 11:00 | POLIN Museum

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