BASED ON HIS/HER STORY
Individual stories often form the basis of films which, while not being documents in themselves, show us authentic fates based on facts.
07.09.2022, 08:00 PM, 6 DZIELNICA (PIOTRKOWSKA 102), FREE
Two sisters grow up in Vietnam and are separated by the war between North and South. After the fall of Saigon in 1975, Thao, in her teens, must leave the country with her uncle. Her sister Saoi Maï, only a little older, remains with their parents, hoping they will soon be reunited. But their separation will last nearly 20 years, and the letters they exchange are their only way to connect and relieve their loneliness. Thao and Sao Maï write about their everyday lives, their memories, the war, and its ghosts.
France 2021, 15:15
Osi Wald, Noa Berman-Herzberg
A dark family secret from the past is revealed unexpectedly and opens an abyss between two close friends: Jennifer, a German, discovers that she is the black granddaughter of a Notorious Nazi commander, and her life is turned upside down, while Noa, an Israeli, is doing whatever she can to prevent her life from turning.
Israel 2021, 17:22
SWALLOW FLYING TO THE SOUTH
Spring 1976, 5-year-old Swallow is abandoned at a public boarding preschool in central Beijing. When the persimmons are ripe, Swallow masters how to cry, but doesn't forget how to fly.
Rhode Island School of Design
Canada 2022, 17:37
THE WIND WHISTLES
April 16th, 1945. The end of World War II is approaching, but a small partisan outpost located near enemy lines has to overcome one last major obstacle – resist the surprise attack of 450 SS soldiers.
United Kingdom 2021, 15:15
TIL' WE MEET AGAIN
An animated documentary about an old lady who returns home after sixty years. The film is based on a true story and taking place on a remote island of Baltic sea. All objects in the film are made of materials found on that island, island Ruhnu.
Estonia 2022, 14:11
WHERE THE WINDS DIE
Sardasht is a kurdish city in West of Iran. Sardasht is the first city in the world to be victim of chemical weapons with mustard gas bombs at 4:15 p.m on Sunday, June 28th 1987.
This film is about before, after the bombing, Also a romantic relationship between an couple and finally, the effects of the post-war.
Iran 2021, 12:54
The legendary aviator Charles Nungesser, is adrift in the middle of the ocean on the wreckage of his plane, the White Bird, as he attempted to cross the Atlantic with his companion Coli. He replays certain passages of his life, made of challenges, of a constant relationship with death and danger, while his last moments seem to have arrived this time.
Switzerland 2022, 12:00