Numerous Polish films by Polish fascinating artists are participating in Docaviv – The Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival. The festival will be held in the days May 17th – 26th at the Tel Aviv Cinemathque.
List of Polish films and screening schedule :
Director: Andrzej Fidyk
Poland / Germany 1998, 59 min, Polish, Hebrew & English subtitles
In a colorful truck equipped with an old Soviet projector and some bedsheets for a screen, the operators of a mobile cinema (one of two thousand in India) travel from one remote village to the next, screening films for audiences that do not even know what cinema is. Will they want to find out?
Sat | 19/5 | 16:30 | Cin 2
Call me Tony
Director: Klaudiusz Chrostowski
Poland 2017, 63 min, Polish, Hebrew & English subtitles
Life has taught Konrad—a young Polish bodybuilder—to present a tough front. He wants to be an unforgettable star, but standing at a deciding crossroads on the cusp of manhood, he suddenly reveals himself to be a sensitive, vulnerable and lovable boy.
Mon | 21/5 | 14:45 | Cin 4 || Wed | 23/5 | 13:30 | Cin 4
Over the Limit
Director: Marta Prus
Poland / Germany / Finland 2017, 71 min, Russian, Hebrew & English subtitles
Margarita Mamun’s punishing journey to the 2016 Rio Olympics is filled with endless training sessions—and coping with her two coaches’ merciless methods takes rare mental resilience. They are not afraid to switch from insults and humiliation to hugs and kisses and back again, all to shape her into a super-gymnast.
Thu | 17/5 | 11:15 | Cin 1 || Sun | 20/5 | 14:30 | Cin 1 * || Mon | 21/5 | 20:00 | Municipality of Tel Aviv-Jaffa rooftop * || Mon | 21/5 | 21:30 | Municipality of Tel Aviv-Jaffa rooftop * || Sat | 26/5 | 12:00 | Cin 1
The Prince And The Dybbuk
Directors: Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosolowski
Poland / Germany 2017, 79 min, English, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish, Hebrew & English subtitles
When the ‘Polish Prince’ died, thousands of upper-crusters walked beside his casket to his lavish mausoleum in Rome. Who was he? Why didn’t he ever talk about his past? The film follows the twists and turns in the story of the mysterious filmmaker behind the Yiddish film The Dybbuk.
Fri | 18/5 | 21:00 | Cin 1 * || Sat | 19/5 | 10:00 | Cin 3 * || Mon | 21/5 | 14:00 | Cin 3 * || Sat | 26/5 | 12:15 | Cin 2
Directors: Amir Yatziv, Guy Slabinnck
Production: Kaat Camerlynck
Depth of Field Competition
Israel / Belgium / Poland 2018, 52 min, Polish, Hebrew & English subtitles
STANDBY PAINTER tells the story of Robert Z. who stole a painting by replacing it with a replica in a museum in Poland. Using a mix of police archive videos and new paintings, the film plays out a reality with multiple facets, between a mischievous copy and a search for the truth.
Fri | 18/5 | 12:30 | Cin 4 * || Fri | 25/5 | 18:30 | Cin 2 *
Directors: Monika Kotecka, Karolina Poryzała
Poland 2017, 14 min, Polish, Hebrew & English subtitles
To perform incredible horseback acrobatics, the vaulters must become parts of a living machine.
Sat | 19/5 | 10:30 | Cin 2 || Fri | 25/5 | 12:15 | Cin 2
For further details on the Docaviv website