ON OUR SCREENS
December 19 - 25, 2014
ALL ABOUT MY PARENTS | PANI Z PRZEDSZKOLA
dir. Marcin Krzyształowicz, Poland 2014, 90' (in Polish without subtitles)
The film is a short journey of its main hero, who tells a story about erotic fascinations of his parents. Colorful adventures and nostalgic observations create a picture of a family, which experiences its ups and downs. The main hero critically reviews his past in order to solve an awkward problem connected with his love life.
THE COLOR PURPLE
dir. Steven Spielberg, US 1985, 154’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple relates the life of Celie (Whoopi Goldberg), a Southern black woman virtually sold into a life of servitude to her brutal husband. A major box-office hit, The Color Purple was nominated for eleven Oscars.
Screenings for one week only - December 22-23 & 25.
dir. Howard Hawks, US 1959, 141’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
This classic western directed by Howard Hawks features an all-star cast, including the legendary John Wayne. There's a showdown at Rio Bravo when courageous Sheriff John T. Chance (Wayne) throws the brother of evil cattle baron Nathan Burdette in jail for murder (the Burdette brothers played by John Russell and Claude Akins). When Burdette's men lay seige to his jailhouse, Chance holds on until the arrival of a U.S. Marshal with the help of his drunken deputy, Dude (Dean Martin), cranky old man Stumpy (Walter Brennan), a young gunfighter (Ricky Nelson) and the beautiful long-legged Feathers (Angie Dickinson).
Screenings for one week only - December 19-21.
Thursday, December 25, 6.45 p.m.
dir. Bennett Miller, US 2014, 96’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
The film tells the story of Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum), who sees a way out from the shadow of his more celebrated wrestling brother Dave (Mark Ruffalo) and a life of poverty when he is summoned by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move onto his estate and train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Desperate to gain the respect of his disapproving mother, du Pont begins "coaching" a world-class athletic team and, in the process, lures Mark into dangerous habits, breaks his confidence and drives him into a self-destructive spiral.
Thursday, December 25, 5.00 p.m.
PADDINGTON | PADDINGTON
dir. Paul King, UK/France/Canada 2014, 96’ (Polish dubbing)
Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined - until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck that says "Please look after this bear. Thank you," and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist.
Thursday, December 25, 9.15 p.m.
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.
BEYOND THE EDGE (2D and 3D)
dir. Leanne Pooley, New Zealand 2013, 90’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
A unique document of the first entrance to Mount Everest, which combines archival material from the legendary expedition, her fictionalized reconstruction and outstanding shots very top in 3D.
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 Golden Globe Award - will be screened with English subtitles.
(click HERE for details)
ALSO ON OUR SCREENS:
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)
GET ON UP | GET ON UP
dir. Tate Taylor, USA 2014, 139’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
GOD SAVE THE GIRL | GOD SAVE THE GIRL
dir. Stuart Murdoch, UK 2014, 111’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
As Eve begins writing songs as a way to sort through some emotional problems, she meets James and Cassie, two musicians each at crossroads of their own.
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)
MACONDO | MACONDO
dir. Sudabeh Morteza, Austria 2014, 93’ (in German, Chechen and Arabic with Polish subtitles)
A drama centered on an 11-year-old Chechnyan refugee living in Vienna whose life is thrown into disarray when a friend of his deceased father materializes.
SAINT LAURENT | SAINT LAURENT
dir. Bertrand Bonello, France 2014, 135’ (in French and English with Polish subtitles)
Yves Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.
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...
ST. VINCENT | ST. VINCENT
dir. Theodore Melfi, USA 2014, 103’ (in English with Polish subtitles)
A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.
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