Film & Theatre

Play Poland Film Festival London 23rd October – 15th November 2014

20/10/2014

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“Play Poland Festival comes to London

The 2014 edition of PLAY POLAND FILM FESTIVAL IN LONDON continues to showcase the finest in Polish cinema, art and culture.

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23 October – 15 November 2014

at various venues.

23 October 2014 at 6:30pm 
cafe 1001
Tickets on doors: £7

PLAY FULL opening night 
Special screening: SHORTS and dIP audio-visual performance by IPGroup with the supporting act by Mr Glick

24 October 2014 at 6:30pm 
Hackney Picturehouse

“Hardkor Disko” 
dir.  Krzysztof Skonieczny followed by the Q&A with the director.
A story about impossible love, the desperate search for identity, guilt, a generation disoriented in hedonism, consumerism, self-destruction and an overwhelming sense of emptiness.

24 October 2014 at 9:00pm 
Hackney Attic

“głębokiOFF Videoclip party” – głębokiOFF meets OFF_press
Following the screening of Hardkor Disko , PLAY FULL and głębokiOFF invites to The Attic for a showcase of 10 short music videos by Hardkor Disko’s director, Krysztof Skonieczny
Free for ticket holders or £3 Book tickets

26 October 2014 at 10.00am 
Clapham Picturehouse
Free event

Animations for Children in collaboration with Wandsworth Libraries’ DIVERSITY MONTH and Education and Community Department of Picturehouses.

26 October 2014 – 16 November 2014 from 12:00pm – 11pm,  
Clapham Picturehouse
Free event

Art Department Polish School of Posters: Jakub Erol’s Exhibition 

27 October 2014 at 6.30pm
Free event

Jam In A Jar “Fleeting” Karina Będkowska’s Photography exhibition and music concerts: Ede Kay and South Estate

29 October 2014 at 7:00pm 
Hackney Attic

“All you need to know about Polish Shorts” 
The line up consists of the most widely awarded and best Polish short films from recent years, selected from the most interesting artists, film schools and studios.

30 October 2014 at 10.00am 
Clapham Picturehouse
Free event

Animations for Children in collaboration with Wandsworth Libraries’ DIVERSITY MONTH and Education and Community Department of Picturehouses.

30 October 2014 at 7:00pm 
Clapham Picturehouse

“Floating skyscrappers” 
by Tomasz Wasilewski
A fresh and visually striking account on the relationship and changing a sexual identity. It follows the story of Kuba, an aspiring simmer who falls in love with another man to the disapproval of hi mother and to the surprise of his girlfriend, who tries to hold on to him and their relationship. PLAY OUT in collaboration with Out at Clapham.

2 November 2014 at 2.00pm 
Clapham Picturehouse

“Apnea” by Andrzej Bart and “Joanna” by Aneta Kopacz   
Joanna (45mins) Aneta Kopacz’s extraordinary documentary tells the story of the eponymous Joanna, a cancer sufferer who when told she has three months to live decides to write a blog.

Apnea (75mins) The title “Apnea” marks a short moment of suspension between life and death. Jerzy, the world famous film director, who lives and makes films in Hollywood from many years, unexpectedly appears in Warsaw, his hometown. Throughout a journey around the city, he finds his son, whom he never saw before, visits his father, and talks about death with a renown philosopher as well. He meets his former friends, enemies, and lovers.

4 November 2014 at 6:30pm 
Clapham Picturehouse

“Life feels good”
by Maciej Pieprzyca
Based on a true story of Mateusz, a man suffering for cerebral palsy, who in his early childhood had been diagnosed as retard with no contact with the outside world. After twenty five years it turned out that he was a perfectly normal and intelligent person.

6 November 2014 at 6:30pm
UCL, SSEES, Room 433
“Coming Out Polish Style” by Slawomir Grünberg & Katka Reszke PLAY OUT in collaboration with eMigrating Lanscapes and Women Online Writing.

8 November 2014, 6:30pm 
Hackney Picturehouse

“Parasite”
by Anka and Wilhelm Sasnal

An old man who bears the scars of a life of factory work. A woman, alone apart from her small baby, who moves in with him. The film sketches out the day-to-day lives of the three of them, taking in their cramped quarters and mutual dependency, thrown back on bare existence.

9 November 2014 at 5:00pm
Stratford Picturehouse

“The Last Floor” 
by Tadeusz Król
A psychological thriller, based on events that took place in a small town in southern Poland several years ago.

10 November 2014 at 7:30pm
Clapham Picturehouse

SHORTS  –  selected from most important Polis film schools and studios:  Wajda Studio, Lodz Film School, Krakow Film Foundation and Short Waves Film Festival, New Europe Sales, OPLA and more.

15 November 2014 at 6:30pm 
Clapham Picturehouse

“Kebab and Horoscope” 
by Grzegorz Jaroszuk

Kebab and Horoscope is a story about awkward people who seek love in their life. This colourfully stylized debut feature from Polish helmer Grzegorz Jaroszuk displays a distinctive brand of eccentric humanism.

15 November 2014 at 9.00pm 
Clapham Picturehouse
PLAY FULL after party with MUSIC and VIDEOS: four decades of Polish disco by PF collective” Invitations only

For full programme and to book tickets please visit: www.playpoland.org.uk” (PCI )

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