ON OUR SCREENS
March 6 - 12, 2015
BODY | BODY/CIAŁO
dir. Małgorzata Szumowska, Poland 2015, 90’ (in Polish with English subtitles)
A busy attorney, worried that his anorexic daughter Olga might try to harm herself, since she's still grieving over her recently deceased mother, sends her to see a psychiatrist, Anna, who's dealing with her own loss in an unusual way.
ONCE UPON A FOREST | IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT
dir. Luc Jacquet, France 2013, 78’ (in French with Polish subtitles)
From the creators of March of the Penguins and The Fox and the Child. Written and directed by Luc Jaquet, Once Upon a Forest invites the spectator into a never-before-seen world of natural wonder and staggering beauty. For the first time, we will be able to watch a rainforest growing before our eyes. Drawing on a vast fund of research and knowledge, Once Upon a Forest will lead viewers on a journey into the depths of the tropical jungle, into the very heart of life on earth.
PRIDE | PRIDE
dir. Matthew Warchus, UK 2014, 120’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.
CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA | SILS MARIA
dir. Olivier Assayas, France/Switzerland/Germany 2014, 124’
(in English, French and German with Polish subtitles)
A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.
BACK ON OUR SCREENS:
GODS | BOGOWIE
dir. Łukasz Palkowski, Poland 2014, 121' (in Polish with English subtitles)
Gdynia Film Festival 2014: The Golden Lions Grand Prize, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Journalists’ Award, Golden Claquer Award for the longest applauded film
Polish Film Awards Eagles 2015: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor - Piotr Glowacki, Audience Award
The big winner at this year's Gdynia Film Festival, Gods is 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.
dir. Paweł Pawlikowski, Poland/Denmark 2013, 80’ (in Polish with English subtitles)
Internationally acclaimed and award-winning film Ida by Paweł Pawlikowski is back on screen at Kino Pod Baranami. Ida - the great winner of numerous film festivals and five European Film Awards as well as nominated for the Academy Awards - will be screened with English subtitles.
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ALSO ON OUR SCREENS:
AMERICAN SNIPER | AMERICAN SNIPER
dir. Clint Eastwood, USA 2014, 134’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
BIRDMAN | BIRDMAN
dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu, USA 2014, 119’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory.
DISCO POLO | DISCO POLO
dir. Maciej Bochniak, Poland 2014, 108' (in Polish without subtitles)
Discopolo is a dynamic, Tarantinoesquely ironic account of two, young, talented musicians who get to the top of the lists with bravado. It's also the story of the collective state of mind that was very much part of the early free-market reality in Poland, at the time when everything seemed possible.
SAMBA | SAMBA
dir. Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano, France 2014, 120’
(in French, English, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic with Polish subtitles)
Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives Samba's willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together.
A SECOND CHANCE | EN CHANCE TIL
dir. Susanne Bier, Denmark 2014, 104’ (in Danish and Swedish with Polish subtitles)
How far would decent human beings be willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust? With A Second Chance, Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen have crafted another startling yet moving drama, about how easily we lose our grasp on justice, when confronted with the unthinkable, and life as we know it is hanging by a thread.
TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT | DEUX JOURS, UNE NUIT
dir. Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Belgium/France/Italy 2014, 95’
(in French, Arabic and English with Polish subtitles)
Sandra, a young Belgian mother, discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus, in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.
THE VOICES | THE VOICES
dir. Marjane Satrapi, USA/Germany 2014, 103’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
A dark comedy about a likeable guy pursuing his office crush with the help of his evil talking pets - but things turn sinister when she stands him up for a date.
WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS | WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS
dir. Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, New Zealand 2014, 86’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.
WHIPLASH | WHIPLASH
dir. Damien Chazelle, USA 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.
BARANKI IN DIAPERS - screenings for parents accompanied by small children
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