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22. - 28. 5. 2011. KINO EUROPA

Film Program

Film projections from 22. to 28. May, 2011., cinema Europa, Zagreb
The 5th Jewish Film Festival theme is "Women in Holocaust".

Education

Special project related to teaching young people about the Holocaust, called "Educational Mornings"

Music Program

During the seven days of the Festival you will enjoy a very interesting music program that we prepared for you this year.

Thematic Exhibitions

An exhibition titled "Women in the Holocaust"

Talent Workshop

For Up-And-Coming Screenwriter, Directors, Cinematographers, Editors And Production Sound Recordists/Mixers

Po-Lin

 R. Jolanta Dylewska, Documentary, 82 min.

POLIN Dancing in Zareby POLIN Jewish children in front of school POLIN, Kolbuszowa POLIN

Synopsis

This film is unique archival collection showing the pre-war Poland, a world which had gone by, where two cultures, Jewish and Polish, coexisted next to each other, door to door, town to town. It’s a composition of amateur films made by American Jews visiting their relatives in Poland before 1939. The film presents the everyday life of Jews at the time. But there’s more – Dylewska re-visited the same locations to compare them with the pictures from 70 years ago. The result is staggering: a great emptiness. Po-lin, which means “we shall stop here” in Yiddish, does not deny the painful past. It only shows that there was much more to it, which is worth reminding and, maybe, reconstructing.

  • Title: Po-Lin
  • Director: Jolanta Dylewska
  • Country: Poland / Germany
  • Year: 2008
  • Running Time: 82 min.
  • Genre: Documentary

Awards

  • Golden Teeth Award at the Polish Film Festival in Chicago
  • Golden Reel Award from the critics' section of the Polish Filmmakers Association
  • Golden Phoenix at the Jewish Motifs International Film Festival in Warsaw

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