This acclaimed ﬁlm is a testimony to the Solidarity Movement, following the life of Lech Walesa, the Solidarity Party founder and Nobel Peace Prize recipient in the years leading up to Poland's peaceful revolution by blending contemporary news footage with the narrative to give "testimony to the truth". (A. Wajda)
Starring: Robert Wieckiewicz, Agnieszka Grochowska, Iwona Bielska
Papusza - director Joanna and Krzysztof Krauze, 2013, 132min.
Chronicles the tragic life of the Roma poet, Bronislawa Wajs commonly known as Papusza. As the ﬁrst Roma poet to be published, she faced excommunication, persecution and poverty. The ﬁlm depicts various phases of Papusha's life and short lived success. It is a testament to a beautiful spirited woman and her vanished culture.
Starring: Jowita Miondlikowska, Joanna Niemirska, Antoni Pawlicki, Artur Steranko
Bold drama depicting a young man's coming-out experience in which he can no longer deny his repressed desires. The ﬁlm gently conveys the real drama of sexual realism through masterful cinematography and remarkable performances.
Starring: Mateusz Banasiuk, Marta Nieradkiewicz, Bartosz Gelner
This stark and intense drama imparts the life changing experience of a seemingly content and happy couple in a small town who are expecting the arrival of their ﬁrst child until a profound incident shatters their utopian existence and tests their relationship.
Starring: Julia Kijowska, Marcin Dorocinski
Life Feels Good - director Maciej Pieprzyca, 2013, 107min.
Portrays the struggles of a young man stricken with cerebral palsy but assumed by all to be mentally impaired. He proves that he is in fact a very intelligent and aware person in this extremely moving and superbly acted tribute to human resiliency.
Story of three lonely and alienated people, two brothers and their neighbor Magda, all of whom suffer from various forms of self isolation prove that friendship, love and understanding always prevails.
Starring: Wojciech Mecwaldowski, Piotr Glowacki, Magdalena Rozanska
Gripping tale of three men representing three generations, grandfather, father and son who are in conﬂict for years and who resolve their differences when a family circumstance brings them together to confront their relationships.
Starring: Artur Zmiejewski, Michal Urbaniak, Anna Nehrebecka