Film Series

Kino Polska: New Polish Cinema

 
 
Feb 19—Feb 23, 2014
 
 
 
 
 
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Following the huge success of the first US retrospective of Andrzej Żuławski in 2012, BAMcinématek, the Polish Cultural Institute New York, and the Polish Film Institute present this five-day series showcasing the country’s best new films. Featuring selections from this year’s Gdynia Film Festival, Poland’s largest annual film showcase, the series highlights a new generation of directors coming of age and the remarkable rejuvenation Polish cinema has undergone in recent years.


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PAST EVENTS
Film
Wałęsa: Man of Hope
 

Andrzej Wajda’s breathlessly paced biopic about the Polish national hero.

Wed, Feb 19, 2014
New York premiere
 
 
Film
Lasting
 

A disturbing secret wrenches young lovers apart in this sensuously shot drama.

Thu, Feb 20, 2014
New York premiere
 
 
Film
Floating Skyscrapers
 

This bold drama about a swimmer is an intimate chronicle of the coming-out experience.

Thu, Feb 20, 2014
 
 
Film
Imagine
 

A teacher’s unconventional methods shake things up at a Lisbon school for the blind.

Fri, Feb 21, 2014
 
 
Film
Ida
 

This gorgeously lensed drama confronts the haunting legacy of the Holocaust.

Fri, Feb 21, 2014
 
 
Film
The Closed Circuit
 

This gripping thriller is a crackling portrait of corruption in post-Communist Poland.

Fri, Feb 21, 2014
 
 
Film
Life Feels Good
 

A moving account of the rich and romantic inner life of a man born with cerebral palsy.

Sat, Feb 22, 2014
New York premiere
 
 
Film
Loving
 

A 30-something couple’s comfortable existence is shattered in this stark, intense tragedy.

Sat, Feb 22, 2014
New York premiere
 
 
Film
Papusza
 

This elegiac biopic recounts the tragic life of pioneering Roma poet Bronislawa Wajs.

Sun, Feb 23, 2014
New York premiere