From 09.05. To 15.05.2006.

Program of contemporary Polish films

Program of contemporary Polish films


Films in cycle


(Warszawa, 2003)

Directed by: Dariusz Gajewski
PHOTOGRAPHY: Wojciech Szepel

This film describes the Polish capital through the words and eyes of its visitors. One winter morning a group of unknown people, who at the end of the film will be connected by an event, gather in Warsaw. Among them are Victoria who is in town because of love, Pawel who is looking for a job, and Klara who has come to live with her fiancée…

color, 104 minute
Wednesday 10.05.2006 AT 19:00
Tuesday 09.05.2006 AT 20:00

The Debt

(Dług, 1999)

Directed by: Krzysztof Krauze
PHOTOGRAPHY: Bartek Prokopowicz

In January 1999 in Warsaw the police find two bags with headless bodies in the river Vistula. The investigation shows that the murders are connected to the Russian underground and three friends, Adam, Stefan and Gerard. The story is based on real events, and this film won the Golden Lion at the Polish film festival in 1999.

color, 107 min
Thursday 11.05.2006 AT 19:00
Wednesday 10.05.2006 AT 21:00

My Nikifor

(Mój Nikifor, 2004)

Directed by: Krzysztof Krauze
PHOTOGRAPHY: Krzysztof Ptak

This film tells the life story of a real person, a naïve polish painter, Nikifor who spent his life roaming round and painting in poverty. The story begins when Nikifor arrives to the painter Marian Włosiński’s studio. At first he tries to get rid of Włosiński, but soon they become friends… Krystyna Feldman won the award for Best actress at Polish film festival in 2004.

color, 100 min
Friday 12.05.2006 AT 19:00
Thursday 11.05.2006 AT 21:00

Big Animal

(Duze zwierze, 2000)

Directed by: Jerzy Stuhr
PHOTOGRAPHY: Paweł Edelman

The idyllic atmosphere of a small town is distracted by a camel on the street. An esteemed bank clerk, Mr. Sawicki, has a new pet, a camel, which upsets his neighbors. Some of them want to get rid of the camel and some to make money from it. Everybody is interested in the camel and Mr. and Mrs. Sawicki...

b/w, 75 min
Saturday 13.05.2006 AT 19:00
Friday 12.05.2006 AT 21:00

The Welts

(Pregi, 2004)

Directed by: Magdalena Piekorz
PHOTOGRAPHY: Marcin Koszalka

Wojciech Winkler did not have a happy childhood. His mother died when he was a child and was raised by his father, a religious, authoritative sadist who beat and insulted him all the time. Now, a grown man, Wojciech finally has to come to terms with his past in order to have a better future. The film won the Golden Lion in Cannes in 2004 and the audience’s award at the Polish film festival.

color, 91 min
Monday 15.05.2006 AT 19:00
Saturday 13.05.2006 AT 21:00
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