ON OUR SCREENS
November 28 - December 4, 2014
3 HEARTS | TROIS CŒURS
dir. Benoît Jacquot, France 2014, 106’ (in French with Polish subtitles)
One night in a French provincial city, Marc meets Sylvie after missing his train back to Paris. They wander through the streets until morning, talking about everything except themselves, in rare, almost choreographed, harmony. Marc takes the first train back, and sets a date with Sylvie in Paris, a few days later. They know nothing about each other, but this is much more than a game.
BELOVED SISTERS | DIE GELIEBTEN SCHWESTERN
dir. Dominik Graf, Austria/Germany/Switzerland 2014, 138’
(in German and French with Polish subtitles)
The aristocratic sisters Charlotte and Caroline both fall in love with the controversial young writer and hothead Friedrich Schiller. Defying the conventions of their time, the sisters decide to share their love with Schiller. What begins playfully, almost as a game among the three of them, soon turns serious as it leads to the end of a pact.
TRASH | TRASH
dir. Stephen Daldry, Brazil/UK 2014, 113’ (in Portuguese and English with Polish subtitles)
When two trash-picking boys from Rio's slums find a wallet in amongst the daily detritus of their local dump, little do they imagine that their lives are about to change forever. But when the local police show up, offering a handsome reward for the wallet's return, the boys, Rafael and Gardo, realize that what they've found must be important.
Sunday, November 30, 5.10 p.m.
WHIPLASH | WHIPLASH
dir. Damien Chazelle, US 2014, 106’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cutthroat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Friday-Sunday, November 28-30, 3.20 p.m.
A DREAM OF WARSAW | SEN O WARSZAWIE
dir. Krzysztof Magowski, Poland 2014, 111' (in Polish with English subtitles)
Czesław Niemen, who died ten years ago, was an icon for several generations of Poles. In Poland under communism he managed to raise popular music to the rank of true art. The film is a portrayal of the charismatic musician, made up of unique archive materials and reminiscences of his family and friends.
Special screenings: Friday-Sunday, November 28-30, 3.20 p.m.
Friday, November 28, 9.05 p.m. (3D)
Tuesday, December 2, 9.05 p.m. (2D)
BEYOND THE EDGE
dir. Leanne Pooley, US 2013, 90’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
In 1953, the ascent of Everest remained the last of earth's great challenges. Standing at over 29,000ft, the world's highest mountain posed a fearsome challenge and had already claimed thirteen lives in previous expeditions. Faced with treacherous winds, sub-zero temperatures and battling altitude sickness, Edmund Hillary, a modest bee-keeper and keen mountaineer from Auckland, New Zealand, and the very experienced Sherpa, Tenzing Norgay, of Nepal,finally achieved the impossible and became the first men to stand atop Everest. For the first time Sir Edmund's story is brought to life on the big screen.
15th SILENT FILM FESTIVAL: Images of Reality
(click HERE for details)
ALSO ON OUR SCREENS:
20 000 DAYS ON EARTH | 20 000 DAYS ON EARTH
dir. Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard, UK 2014, 97’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines what makes us who we are, and celebrates the transformative power of the creative spirit.
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN | BELLE ET SÉBASTIEN
dir. Nicolas Vanier, France 2013, 104’ (with Polish dubbing)
A six-year-old boy and his dog look to foil a Nazi effort to capture French Resistance fighters.
CITIZEN | OBYWATEL
dir. Jerzy Stuhr, Poland 2014, 108’ (in Polish with English subtitles)
An attempt at depicting the life of a generation born and raised in communist Poland; a generation that lived through all the stages of that system and made it to democracy. Throughout his life, the film's protagonist has always tried to be active, but something always got in his way, either through an absurd coincidence, as a result of his own lack of ability, or due to the unpredictible nature of certain events in our recent history.
(click HERE for English version)
GODS | BOGOWIE
dir. Łukasz Palkowski, Poland 2014, 121’ (in Polish with English subtitles)
A film about the early days in the career of acclaimed cardiothoracic surgeon Zbigniew Religa, who performed the first successful heart transplant in Poland in 1985.
(click HERE for more details)
THE HEART AND THE SWEETHEART | SERCE, SERDUSZKO
dir. Jan Jakub Kolski, Poland 2014, 110’ (in Polish with English subtitles)
Maszenka is 11 years old and is being raised in an orphanage in the area of the Bieszczady Mountains. She dreams of ballet school. To fulfil her dreams, she runs away from the orphanage and travels to Gdansk (city in Northen Poland), where she wants to take her entrance exams. In her journey, she is accompanied by one of her teachers, Kordula. In this fairy-like family road movie, an adult woman and a child, who both long for love, travel together across Poland.
(click HERE for English version)
LEVIATHAN | LEVIATHAN
dir. Andriej Zwiagincew, Russia 2014, 140’ (in Russian with Polish subtitles)
In a Russian coastal town, Dmitri is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Dmitri and his family.
NIGHTCRAWLER | NIGHTCRAWLER
dir. Dan Gilroy, US 2014, 117’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
A pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism.
SERIAL (BAD) WEDDINGS | QU'EST-CE QU'ON A FAIT AU BON DIEU?
dir. Philippe de Chauveron, France 2014, 97’ (in French with Polish subtitles)
The Verneuils are catholic. They are also a well-off, well-educated , well-intentioned, well-thought of couple. Everything would be for the best in the best of worlds if three of their daughters had not married three young men... of different religions and origins. So, the day their fourth girl tells them that she is going to marry a Catholic they are on cloud nine...
BARANKI IN DIAPERS - screenings for parents accompanied by small children
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