A Film by Andrzej Wajda
2016 - Poland - Drama - 2.39 - 98 min.
with Boguslaw Linda , Bronislawa Zamachowska & Zofia Wichlacz
Produced by Michal Kwiecinski
In 1945, as Stalin sets his hands over Poland, famous painter Wladislaw Strzeminski refuses to compromise
on his art with the doctrines of social realism. Persecuted, expelled from his chair at the University, he’s
eventually erased from the museums’ walls. With the help of some of his students, he starts fighting against the Party and becomes the symbol of an artistic resistance against intellectual tyranny.
A film by Maha Haj
2016 - Israel - Comedy/Drama - 1.85 - 90 min.
In Nazareth, an old couple lives wearily to the rhythm of the daily routine. On the other side of the border, in Ramallah, their son Tarek wishes to remain an eternal bachelor, their daughter is about to give birth while her husband lands a movie role and the grandmother loses her head ... Between check-points and dreams, frivolity and politics, some want to leave, others want to stay but all have personal affairs to resolve.
More Than Honey
A film by Markus Imhoof
2012 - Germany / Austria / Switzerland - Documentary - DCP - 1.85 - 90 min.
Einstein once said: "If bees ever die out, mankind will have only four years left to live."
In the past five years, billions of honeybees simply vanished for reasons still obscure. If the bees keep dying, it will have drastic effects for humans as well: more than one third of our food production depends on pollination by honeybees and their life and death are linked to ours.
A 2M euro budget documentary by Oscar nominated director Markus Imhoof and by the creators of LET'S MAKE MONEY & WE FEED THE WORLD.
She, A Chinese
A film by Xiaolu Guo
2010 - France/Germany/United Kingdom - Drama - 1.85 DCP - 98 min.
She, A Chinese tells the story of, a young Chinese woman, MEI, who leaves her monotonous village life behind for the excitement of the nearest big city, Chongqing. However, life there doesn't quite turn out as she expected it; fired from her factory job, she falls in love with SPIKEY, a hit man whose own past soon catches up with him. A spur of the moment decision takes Mei to London, where she marries an elderly man, MR HUNT. A new life begins for Mei, trapped in the silence of Mr Hunt's house, alienated and bored. Her frustration at life with Mr Hunt leads Mei into an affair with RACHID, an Indian immigrant who runs a local take away restaurant, and she moves into the backroom of the restaurant to live with him. Rachid decides to return to his own country, leaving Mei pregnant and alone, facing an uncertain future.