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  • The Closed Circuit

    The Closed Circuit

    Poland , 2013 , 100 min. Inspired by real events, The Closed Circuit is a political thriller about the persecution of three entrepreneurs by Gdansk’s (formerly Communist) old guard. Made exclusively with private funds, Rysazrd Bugajski’s smartly shot feature was a big box-office hit in Poland... more
  • The Girl from the Wardrobe

    The Girl from the Wardrobe

    Poland , 2013 , 90 min. In this unusual love story about two brothers and their moody, suicidal next-door neighbor, Jacek’s personal life is cramped because he has to watch his mentally challenged brother like a hawk. When a haughty neighbor won’t do it, Jacek gets the unhinged Magda to babysit Tomek... more
  • The Heat

    The Heat

    Poland , 2013 , 24 min. Zar 1. Coal or wood afire to redness 2. High air temperature 3. Vehemence of feelings... more
  • In Hiding

    In Hiding

    Poland , 2013 , 98 min. What begins as a typical World War II movie becomes a tense Hitchcockian thriller. With the Germans invading Poland, a photographer hides a young Jewish woman in the basement, much to his daughter’s consternation. After his arrest, the women form an increasingly obsessive bond... more
  • In the Name Of

    In the Name Of

    Poland , 2012 , 102 min. Malgorzata Szumowska’s fifth feature is the story of Adam, a Catholic priest who has been transferred to a rural village. In addition to his church duties, Adam manages a center for disadvantaged young boys. But something he is hiding threatens to destroy his life as a priest... more
  • Papusza

    Papusza

    Poland , 2013 , 131 min. This black-and-white period biopic depicts the life of Bronislawa Wajs, the Roma poetess known as “Papusza” (“Doll” in Romani). Raised in closed Roma society, she breaks barriers by becoming a poet, but suffers the consequences when she is shunned by her clan... more
  • Shugo Tokumaru - Katachi

    Shugo Tokumaru - Katachi

    Poland , 2012 , 3 min. “Katachi” means “shape.” Made with approximately 2,000 silhouettes extracted from PVC plates using a computer-controlled cutter, this video is a chain of convulsive memories. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • Walesa. Man of Hope

    Walesa. Man of Hope

    Poland , 2013 , 128 min. From celebrated director Andrzej Wajda comes Walesa. Man of Hope, a no-holds-barred portrait of former dockworker, Solidarity founder, Polish president, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa. The docudrama is Poland’s Oscar submission for best foreign-language film... more
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