Documentary Features

Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story

dir. Stephane Kaas, Rutger Lemm, Holland 2017, 66’, documentary, competition

WARSAW PREMIERE People from all over the world have come to love Israeli writer Etgar Keret for his surreal short stories and his hilarious live performances. Both Keret’s short stories and the anecdotes from his own life, share the fact that they are very relatable despite their incredible absurdities. How did Keret become such an […]

12.11, Poniedziałek | 18:00 | POLIN Museum

Who WIll Write Our History

dir. Roberta Grossman, USA / Poland 2018, 97’, documentary, competition

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, Poniedziałek | 20:00 | POLIN Museum

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 Oslo Diaries

dir. Mor Loushy, Daniel Sivan, Israel / Canada 2018, 97’, documentary, competition

POLISH PREMIERE On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Oslo Peace Accords, and in the context of Donald Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, comes an in-depth documentary on a small group of Israelis and Palestinians who met in Norway—secretly and against the law—to try to bring an […]

14.11, Środa | 20:45 | PRAHA Cinema

In Search of Israeli Cuisine

dir. Roger Sherman, USA, 94', documentary, out of competition

A portrait of the Israeli people told through food. Profiling chefs, home cooks, farmers, vintners, and cheese makers drawn from the more than 100 cultures that make up Israel today – Jewish, Arab, Muslim, Christian, Druze. The guide of In Search of Israeli Cuisine is Michael Solomonov, the James Beard award winning chef and owner […]

16.11, Piątek | 18:00 | MINDSPACE

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