This coming Thursday, as a part of the Polish Cinema for Beginners, we will screen one of the most famous polish films of recent years – the documentary “Communion”, a warm, yet bitter at the same time, story of premature growing up. The guest will be the director of the film – Anna Zamecka.
Accordingly to the theme of the 10th edition of the Polish Cinema for Beginners, the film tells the story of a family – after her mother leaves, teenage Ola takes care of her distrait father and autistic brother Nikodem. When the boy receives his first Communion, Ola decides to glue the family back together. Will her plan succeed?
Trailer of “Communion”
Zamecka is a director, screenwriter and producer. “Communion”, made in 2016, is her feature-length documentary debut, that was instantly successful, it was awarded at many film festivals: 69th Locarno Film Festival, Warsaw Film Festival, Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in Japan, DMZ International Documentary Film Festival in Korea. The production team also received the award of the Polish Film Academy, for the best documentary of 2017, and the European Film Academy, for the best documentary of 2017. The meeting with Anna Zamecka will be lead by Adam Kruk, film critic, journalist and expert, winner of the Krzysztof Mętrak Grand Prix and member of FIPRESCI, author of the PCFB programme.
The screening of “Communion” will take place on the April 19, at 7:30 pm, in the New Horizons Cinema. Tickets can be purchased before the screenings at the ticket offices and at KinoNH.pl website. More information about the project can be found at:
PolishCinema.com.pl and facebook.com/PolishCinema. You are invited to the Polish Cinema for Beginners by the Wrocław Film Foundation.
See you at the cinema!