ON OUR SCREENS
April 29 - May 5, 2016
CHRONIC | CHRONIC
dir. Michel Franco, Mexico/France 2015, 93’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
Caregiver, David works with the terminally ill. Meticulous, effective and passionate about his job, he builds relationships that go beyond the medical setting and creates true intimacy with his patients. But in his private life, David is inefficient, awkward and reserved. He needs all his patients as much as they need him.
GRANDMA | GRANDMA
dir. Paul Weitz, US 2015, 78’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
Lily Tomlin stars as Elle who has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.
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HIGH-RISE | HIGH-RISE
dir. Ben Wheatley, UK 2015, 112' (in English with Polish subtitles)
London, 1975. Robert Laing is a young doctor seduced by the lifestyle in a high-rise, an isolated community, cut off from the rest of society in their luxury tower block, and its creator, the architect Anthony Royal. Taking up residence on the twenty-fifth floor, Laing discovers a world of complex loyalties, and also strikes up a relationship with Royal's devoted aide Charlotte.
THE LADY IN THE VAN | THE LADY IN THE VAN
dir. Nicholas Hytner, UK 2015, 104' (in English with Polish subtitles)
A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that's parked in his driveway.
THE LOBSTER | THE LOBSTER
dir. Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland/UK/Greece/France/Netherlands/US 2015, 118'
(in English and French with Polish subtitles)
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
THE LOOK OF SILENCE | THE LOOK OF SILENCE
dir. Joshua Oppenheimer, Denmark/Finland/Indonesia/Norway/UK 2014, 98’
(in Indonesian with Polish subtitles)
An Indonesian man with a communist background killed when the "Communist" purge occured in 1965. After that, his remained family members lived in fear and silence. His brother visits the suspected killers and their companions at the present time as an eye-examiner. These meetings uncover the details of the killings, which possibly will give them the answer from the questions about the real executor and the killing process.
MUSTANG | MUSTANG
dir. Deniz Gamze Ergüven, France/Turkey 2015, 97' (in Turkish with Polish and English subtitles)
When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.
QUEEN OF THE DESERT | QUEEN OF THE DESERT
dir. Werner Herzog, US 2015, 109’ (in English, Arabic and Turkish with Polish subtitles)
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
SUMMER SOLSTICE | LETNIE PRZESILENIE
dir. Michał Rogalski, Poland/Germany 2014, 101’ (in Polish without subtitles)
Rural Poland, 1943. Four young people: Bunia, a Jewish girl who escaped from a train to the death camps; Guido, a German officer; and two Poles – Romek and Franka, are brought together by a series of extraordinary events. They find something that during wartime can be both an escape and a source of danger – love.
A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS | A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS
dir. Natalie Portman, Israel 2015, 99’ (in Hebrew with Polish subtitles)
A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
TRUTH | TRUTH
dir. James Vanderbilt, Australia/US 2015, 125’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
The story of The Killian Documents controversy (a.k.a. "Rathergate") in the days leading up to the 2004 presidential election. When veteran newscaster Dan Rather and CBS News head Mary Mapes choose to air a segment on 60 Minutes exposing how President Bush avoided being drafted to Vietnam through his father's political advantages, the resulting fallout ultimately costs them their jobs and reputations.
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