Maayan Szwartz, Israel, 2022, 67min
Story of the children who were brought up in a utopian social experiment where Palestinians and Israelis chose to live together in co-existence. "Oasis of peace" explores what remains of that dream today.
Arabs and Jews have lived in ongoing conflict for over a century. A group of dreamers decided to challenge everything they know about their nationalities and histories and founded Neve Shalom - Oasis of Peace - a village in 1970s Israel designed as a social experiment. The film follows the many children who were brought up in this uni[...]
25.10, Wednesday | 18:00 | KINO MURANÓW
Orit Fouks Rotem, Israel, 2021, 91min
Israel's entry to the 2023 Oscars, JERUSALEM FF 2021 - THE BEST DEBUT, JERUSALEM FF 2021-AUDIENCE AWARD, 5 AWARDS OF ISRAELI FILM ACADEMY OPHIR 2022: THE BEST ISRAELI FILM 2022
Nine women, Arab and Jewish, take part in a video workshop hosted by Rona, a young film director, who teaches them how to document their lives. With each raw homemade footage shot by the women and shared with the others, the group dynamic forces them to challenge their views and beliefs as they get to know each other and themselves better.
18.11, Friday | 20:00 | KinoGram
Idan Haguel, Israel, 2022, 82min
Ben thinks of himself as a liberal and enlightened gay man, living in the perfect flat with his boyfriend Raz. All that’s missing to complete the picture is a baby, which the couple are trying to make a reality. Meanwhile, Ben decides to improve his up-and-coming neighborhood in gritty south Tel Aviv by planting a new tree on his street. But his good deed soon triggers a sequence of events that leads to the brutal police arrest of an Eritrean immigrant. The guilt trip that ensues will fundamentally challenge Ben’s vision of himself and his society, in the process threatening to destroy his relationship
16.11, Wednesday | 18:00 | KinoGram
Asaf Saban, Poland, Israel, Germany, 2023, 99min
WARSAW PREMIERE. CLOSING FILM! Being a teenager isn't easy. Being a teenager from Israel can be even more challenging, especially when one is on a trip aimed at encountering tragic history. On the edge of adulthood - Nitzan, Frisch, and Ido - travel with their peers to a country where the mass extermination of Jews took place in Nazi concentration camps, aiming to pay due tribute of remembrance to the victims of these crimes. This journey alters them fundamentally, highlighting how enormous historical tragedies and the minor dramas of daily life can interrelate with each other. SCREENING WITH PRODUCERS, ACTORS AND FILMMAKER PARTICIPATION!
29.10, Sunday | 19:00 | Muzeum POLIN
Wojciech Szumowski, Poland, 2021, 73min
The movie shows us the story of Dariusz Popiela, Polish sportsman who, together with a group of young people, does not agree that the Nazi intention to remove Jews from world history would be fulfilled and conducts works in old, forgotten Jewish cemeteries. By recovering old matzevot Popiela brings back memory of Shoah victims. Each name recovered from the stones helps to show victims as individual people instead of a nameless group. THE FILM IS A STORY ABOUT READING – from matzevot, documents, the memory of neighbo[...]
15.11, Tuesday | 18:00 | KinoGram
Michał Kwieciński, Polska, 2022, 125 min
Frankfurt 1943. The titular character, Filip, is a typical cosmopolitan and a seducer incapable of deeper feelings. In Poland, he lost his entire family. Being in Nazi Germany, he hides his Jewish origins and often escapes death. He works as a waiter in a restaurant of an exclusive hotel, carelessly enjoying all the luxuries of life surrounded by beauty, women, and friends from all over Europe. However, when the war begins pick up bloody harvest among those close to him, the intricately built world around him crumbles like a house of cards. Soon, allied bombers will wipe this bustling Tower of Babel off the earth. The film was made based on a screenplay inspired by Leopold Tyrmand's novel of the same title.