Narrative Features

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler

dir. John Kent Harrison, USA 2009, 95’, narrative feature, out of competition

Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto, her idea is met with skepticism by fellow workers, her parish priest, and even her […]

18.11, Niedziela | 12:00 | POLIN Museum (Screening room A)

The Interpreter

dir. Martin Sulik, Slovakia / Czech Republic / Austria 2018, 113’, narrative feature, competition

WARSAW PREMIERE An 80-year-old translator, Ali Ungár, comes across a book written by a former SS officer recounting his war experiences in Slovakia. Ali realises that one of the chapters may well describe his own parents’ execution. And so, armed with a pistol, he sets off to Vienna to look for the SS man and […]

15.11, Czwartek | 20:45 | PRAHA Cinema

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