Documentary Features

93Queen

dir. Paula Eiselt, USA 2018, 86 min, documentary

POLISH PREMIERE. 93QUEEN follows Rachel “Ruchie” Freier, a Hasidic lawyer and mother of six who is determined to shake up the “boys club” in her community by creating the first all-female ambulance corps in NYC. Ruchie and other dogged Hasidic women are risking their reputations to provide dignified emergency medical care to the women of […]

24.11, Niedziela | 13:00 | POLIN Museum

Ganz: How I Lost My Beetle

dir. Suzanne Raes, Netherlands 2019, 55 min, documentary

POLISH PREMIERE. Ganz is the compelling and never-before-told life story of Jewish engineer Josef Ganz, whose designs led to the invention of Adolf Hitler’s dream: the Volkswagen Beetle, and who ultimately lost everything except his life. Josef Ganz, the eccentric editor-in-chief of the controversial but hugely influential trade journal Motor-Kritik, amazed Germany by appearing in a […]

18.11, Poniedziałek | 16:45 | POLIN Museum

HENRI DAUMAN LOOKING UP

dir. Peter Kenneth Jones, USA 2018, 86 min, documentary POLISH PREMIERE

POLISH PREMIERE He became one of the greatest photojournalists of the 20th century. Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Andy Warhol, Elvis Presley, JFK & Jean-Luc Godard have all found a home inside his archive of one million negatives. Stepping out from behind the camera for the first time, the self-taught perfectionist tells about childhood trauma in […]

20.11, Środa | 18:00 | HELIOS cinema

MARINA, MABUSE AND MORITURI

dir. Kathrin Anderson, Oliver Schwehm, producer Alice Brauner, Germany 2017, 52 min, documentary, biopic

The retrospective of Artur Brauner’s films – the laureate of Honorary Camera of David 2019. In 1946, aged 28, Artur Brauner started producing films in the completely destroyed Berlin. He wanted to narrate the suffering that the Nazi regime had wrought on Europe’s Jews and became Germany’s most successful producer. His company, CCC Filmkunst, brought […]

23.11, Sobota | 11:00 | POLIN Museum

ZLOTA STREET

dir. Tomasz Knittel, Poland 2019, 84 min, documentary

The tenement house in Złota is a part of the only preserve fragment of the Jewish Ghetto Wall in Warsaw. The building was inherited from Jewish ancestors and repossessed during the reprivatization. 35-year old Krzysztof and his wife Ida take care of this building. He is a grandson of the owner of this house from […]

21.11, Czwartek | 20:00 | HELIOS CINEMA

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