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  1. ARS (Reduta)
    • 14:00 Documentary competition 1

      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 14:00:00 2018-05-27 15:31:00 Europe/Warsaw Documentary competition 1 ARS
      • The Rape of Recy Taylor
        documentary
        USA 91'
        dir. Nancy Buirski 2017, USA 91'

        In 1944, a 24-year-old Afro-American woman from Alabama was raped by six white men. Her case was defended by Rosa Parks, a legendary human rights activist. Using old film footage about racial incidents, the director speaks out on the issue of the sexual exploitation of black women. In the era of...

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      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 14:00:00 2018-05-27 15:31:00 Europe/Warsaw Documentary competition 1 ARS
    • 21:30 Documentary competition 3

      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 21:30:00 2018-05-27 23:05:00 Europe/Warsaw Documentary competition 3 ARS
      • Rabot
        documentary
        BEL 95'
        dir. Christina Vandekerckhove 2017, Belgium 95'

        This place has nothing to do with the ideas about a Western European country. Living in a high-rise building with social apartments means vegetation on the margins of society. Following the decision of demolishing the building, the stories of its residents are revealed: their loneliness, isolation...

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      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 21:30:00 2018-05-27 23:05:00 Europe/Warsaw Documentary competition 3 ARS
    Kijów.Centrum
    • 18:00 Opening Ceremony

      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 18:00:00 2018-05-27 19:15:00 Europe/Warsaw The Opening Ceremony of the 58th KFF Kijów.Centrum
      • Concerto for Two
        documentary
        PL 75'
        dir. Tomasz Drozdowicz 2018, Poland 75'

        With his genius, diligence and inexhaustible temperament, Jerzy Maksymiuk is one of the most charismatic personalities of Polish music of the last decades. But the film portrait of this conductor, pianist and composer would be incomplete without his wife Ewa, who has always organised his everyday...

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      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 18:00:00 2018-05-27 19:15:00 Europe/Warsaw The Opening Ceremony of the 58th KFF Kijów.Centrum
    MOS | Małopolski Ogród Sztuki
    • 16:00 Opening of the “Returns” exhibition. Photographs by Agnieszka Traczewska

      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 16:00:00 2018-05-27 16:00:00 Europe/Warsaw Opening of the “Returns” exhibition. Photographs by Agnieszka Traczewska MOS | Małopolski Ogród Sztuki
      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 16:00:00 2018-05-27 16:00:00 Europe/Warsaw Opening of the “Returns” exhibition. Photographs by Agnieszka Traczewska MOS | Małopolski Ogród Sztuki
    MOS | Małopolski Ogród Sztuki (MOS 1)
    • 12:00 Short Film Competition 1

      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 12:00:00 2018-05-27 14:00:00 Europe/Warsaw Short Film Competition 1 MOS | Małopolski Ogród Sztuki
      • Detainment
        fiction
        IRL 30'
        dir. Vincent Lambe 2018, Ireland 30'

        This was one of the cases that inspired Bartosz M. Kowalski when he was shooting his controversial feature-length debut "Playground". In 1993, the world was shocked by the reports of the brutal murder of two-year old James Bulger. The boy had been killed by two ten-year-old boys who were later...

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      • Tracing Addai
        documentary
        DE 30'
        dir. Esther Niemeier 2018, Germany 30'

        One day, Addai disappeared without a trace. Soon, he contacted his despairing mother by e-mail sent from engulfed-in-war Syria. The boy ensured her that he was safe and, at the same time, asked for discretion refusing to accept help. Unfortunately, the tragedy was unavoidable and Addai died in...

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      • Debris
        fiction
        PER, USA 14'
        dir. Julio Ramos 2017, Peru, USA 14'

        Some problems are universal, regardless of latitude. Someone wants to make money, someone else is looking for cheap labour. The construction of a luxurious villa progresses as planned until an accident happens. Armando, the boss, immediately takes up actions to help the injured person, but his...

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      • People of the Wasteland
        documentary
        DE, SYR 21'
        dir. Heba Khaled 2018, Germany, Syrian Arab Republic 21'

        We are in the midst of the war in Syria. Devastated houses, ravaged households and groups of people with guns followed by the digital camera of a nameless cinematographer. The first-person narration intensifies the experience of the film recording from the front by making it more acute, almost...

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      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 12:00:00 2018-05-27 14:00:00 Europe/Warsaw Short Film Competition 1 MOS | Małopolski Ogród Sztuki
    • 14:30 DocFilmMusic 1

      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 14:30:00 2018-05-27 15:52:00 Europe/Warsaw DocFilmMusic 1 MOS | Małopolski Ogród Sztuki
      • American Valhalla
        documentary
        UK 82'
        dir. Andreas Neumann, Joshua Homme 2017, United Kingdom 82'

        When, in 2015, Iggy Pop met Josh Homm from Queens of the Stone Age, nothing boded the great success of their joint album, "Post Pop Depression", which it was soon to achieve. The film shows the backstage of the complex process of creation which took place in the Joshua Tree studio in a Californian...

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      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 14:30:00 2018-05-27 15:52:00 Europe/Warsaw DocFilmMusic 1 MOS | Małopolski Ogród Sztuki
    Pod Baranami Cinema (Red Room)
    • 11:00 National Competition 1

      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 11:00:00 2018-05-27 13:00:00 Europe/Warsaw National Competition 1 Pod Baranami Cinema
      • Operation
        fiction
        PL, PSE 19'
        dir. Mohammed Almughanni 2018, Palestinian Territory, Poland 19'

        This political fiction was made at the Film School in Łódź. Hamza lives a modest and honest life in his new country. He has a job and is trying to save money. But, now, he has found himself up against a wall and needs much more money soon as his wife’s life depends on it. Problems are piling...

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      • Connoisseur
        animated
        PL 6'
        dir. Daria Godyń 2017, Poland 6'

        Falling Icarus becomes the symbol of the character’s fall. When his life stops at one place, he sets off on a journey inside his soul. Overwhelmed by the “gourmet of grief”, he is looking for the reasons of his failures and gets drowned in guilt. The emotions that disturb him are illustrated...

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      • A Minor Genocide
        documentary
        PL 72'
        dir. Natalia Koryncka-Gruz 2018, Poland 72'

        This documentary animation tells a war story of a family presenting a unique, intimate point of view. The testimony of annihilation has a private dimension in this film, filtered through the perspectives of three women. But the pain of the inherited trauma affects the mother, the daughter and the...

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      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 11:00:00 2018-05-27 13:00:00 Europe/Warsaw National Competition 1 Pod Baranami Cinema
    • 13:30 Documentary competition 2 (Q&A)

      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 13:30:00 2018-05-27 14:53:00 Europe/Warsaw Documentary competition 2 Pod Baranami Cinema
      • The Deminer
        documentary
        SWE 83'
        dir. Hogir Hirori, Shinwar Kamal 2017, Sweden 83'

        This film has the power of the most exciting thriller, although it is the life and health of real people that is at stake every time. Colonel Fakhir Berwari is a Kurdish Peshmerga who clears the areas bombed by the so-called Islamic State of mines. Video materials documenting his everyday work done...

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      Add to calendar 2018-05-27 13:30:00 2018-05-27 14:53:00 Europe/Warsaw Documentary competition 2 Pod Baranami Cinema
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