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ABU HARAZ (Q&A)

- 7:00pm - Friday, 19 May -

19 May, 7:00pm The Frontline Club, London Tickets: £10 Abu Haraz can no longer be found on the map. The changing of seasons and flow of the river used to mark the of rhythm of life in this village, but the construction of a dam on the Nile changed that for good. The ... Read More »

ALEKSANDER (Q&A)

- 58 min - Saturday, 17 May -

Saturday, 17 May, 5pm ICA, Cinema 1, London £5.00 30 minutes – this is the time that separates our home from the village. The distance: 40 kilometers. At the beginning this seemed like a far journey to the place where chaos reigns although the day is quiet and the life goes on; where ... Read More »

ALLAN STARSKI BAFTA MASTERCLASS (SOLD OUT)

- 6:10pm - Tuesday, 29 April -

29 April, 6:10pm BFI Southbank, London Tickets: £6 The Academy Award-winning Production Designer – who has worked with Steven Spielberg, Roman Polanski and Andrzej Wajda – joins us to discuss his remarkable feature film work. Allan Starski is a Polish Academy Award-winning Production Designer and Set Decorator with a career marked by ... Read More »

AMBASSADA (DOUBLE BILL)

- 5:50pm - Sunday, 27 April -

27 April, 5:50pm Riverside Studios, London Tickets: £10.50 (£9.50 concs.) for double bill A young couple live in a Warsaw tenement which housed the German Embassy before World War II. The building is equipped with an elevator with unusual properties: depending on which floor a passenger gets off, they enter either August 2012 or ... Read More »

BLANCHE (BOROWCZYK RETROSPECTIVE)

- 6:30pm // 8:30pm - Tuesday 13 May // Thursday 22 May -

Tuesday 13 May, 6:30 pm & Thursday 22 May, 8:30pm BFI Southbank, London £6  -  £11.50 Ligia Branice gives a heart-rending performance as Blanche, the young, beautiful wife to an aging, senile baron, played by the legendary Swiss actor Michel Simon. When an amorous king pays a visit, not only does he fall ... Read More »

BOB GODFREY AND WALERIAN BOROWCZYK

- 6:20pm - Tuesday, 27 May -

Tuesday 27May, 6:20pm BFI Southbank, London £6 – £11,50 Although working in very different spheres, Bob Godfrey and Walerian Borowczyk displayed similar levels of dynamic, vibrant energy for many different styles of shooting and animating material in the 1950s and 60s. They tore up and re-wrote the filmmaking rulebook of those that went ... Read More »

BOROWCZYK SHORTS AT ICA DAY 1

- 6:60pm - Saturday, 24 May -

Saturday 24 May, 6:30pm ICA, London £8.00 to £15.00 This programme of short films was originally selected by Walerian Borowczyk for an exhibition of his work at Le Ranelagh in Paris in 1965. Renaissance (1963) 9’ Był raz Sobie… / Once Upon A Time… (1957) 9’ Encyclopedie de Grand-Maman (1962) 6’ Dom / Home (1958) 11’ Szkoła / ... Read More »

BOROWCZYK SHORTS AT ICA DAY 2

- 6:30pm - Sunday, 25 May -

Sunday 25 May,ICA, London £8.00 to £15.00 A selection of short films by Walerian Borowczyk. Diptyque (1967) 8’ Le Phonographe (1969) 6’ Gavotte (1967) 12’ Rosalie (1966) 15’ Le Dictionnaire de Joachim (1965) 9’ Scherzo Infernal (1984) 5’ Le Musée (1964) Le Petit Poucet (1966) Follow the link below to book ... Read More »

BOROWCZYK: A FORUM

- 2:00pm - Sunday, 18 May -

Sunday, 18 May, 2pm BFI Southbank, London £8.15  -  £10.45 Borowczyk’s unique, provocative work and diverse, puzzling career gives the curious mind much to chew over, and offers innumerable points of conversation (and heated debate!). With a mixture of short presentations, in-depth discussions and screenings, the afternoon endeavours to consider a variety of ... Read More »

EYETRAPS & FETISHES: ON BOROWCZYK’S OBJECTS

- 6:30pm - Monday, 19 May -

Monday, 19 May, 6:30pm BFI Southbank, London Tickets £6.50 We welcome writer Kuba Mikurda and illustrator Kuba Woynarowski to the BFI Reuben Library to give a richly-illustrated presentation that draws on their arresting visual essay on Borowczyk, Corpus Delecti, as well as their forthcoming film, from which they’ll preview clips. Using ideas from ... Read More »

FATHER AND SON: A JOURNEY (Q&A)

- 6:00pm - Monday, 28 April -

They share a name, a profession which is their passion and a strong and complicated bond, full of resentments and implicit meanings. Two acclaimed documentarians, Marcel and Paweł Łoziński, go on a car journey across Europe. In the version of the film edited by the father, Marcel Łoziński recollects about ... Read More »

FIELD OF DOGS (Q&A)

- 2:30pm - Saturday, 24 May -

Saturday 24 May, 2.30pm Sainsbury Wing Theatre, National Gallery, London £6/£4 concessions FIELD OF DOGS is a visionary love story based on a contemporary reading of Divine Comedy. Like Dante and Beatrice, Orpheus and Eurydice, a hero’s love overcomes the death of his beloved woman. The film recounts the visions of Adam, a poet ... Read More »

GOTO, ISLAND OF LOVE (BOROWCZYK RESTROSPECTIVE)

- 6:20pm // 8:40pm - Thursday, 1 May // Tuesday, 20 May -

Thursday 1 May, 6:20pm & Tuesday 20 May, 8:40pm BFI Southbank, London £8.15  -  £11.50 A petty thief works his way up the absurd hierarchy of Goto, an archipelago cut off from civilization by a tumultuous earthquake. His dream is to possess Glossia, a stifled beauty trapped in a loveless marriage to a ... Read More »

HENRYK TOMASZEWSKI POSTER EXHIBITION

- - 21 April - 3 May -

Mon 21 Apr – Sat 3 May Riverside Studios, London FREE To mark the centenary of the birth of Henryk Tomaszewski, graphic artist, designer, cartoonist and one of the most important figures of Polish graphic art after the Second World War, The Zachêta – National Gallery of Art has prepared for us a ... Read More »

IDA (Q&A Gala Screening)

- 6:00pm - Saturday, 24 May -

24 May, 6pm Barbican Centre, London Tickets: Standard: £11.50; Members: £9.20; Concessions: £10.50; Under 18: £6 Novice nun is told by her Mother Superior that she will be accepted into the church after she visits her aunt. She soon finds herself in the presence of her mother’s sister, Wanda, who reveals her past and her real name, ... Read More »

 

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