19 Mar, 00:00
    Regent Street Cinema
    FREE ADMISSION 19-22 March during Kinoteka film screenings. CHERNOBYL VR PROJECT Prod: The Farm 51 Just over 30 years ago, one of the greatest tragedies of the latter 20th century occurred. The Chernobyl nuclear disaster...
  • Radioactive - Postponed until further notice

    Marjane Satrapi

    19 Mar, 19:00
    Regent Street Cinema
    The young and ambitious Maria Skłodowska (Rosamund Pike) emigrates from Poland to Paris, where she studies physics, chemistry and maths at the Sorbonne. As a young woman working in a scientific world full of men, nobody takes her very...
  • CORPUS CHRISTI - Postponed until further notice

    Jan Komasa

    20 Mar, 18:15
    Regent Street Cinema
    While serving his sentence in a youth detention centre, Daniel (Bartosz Bielenia) has a spiritual awakening. After his release, Daniel is sent to work as a carpenter in a small town, but is mistaken for a priest and takes over the parish...
  • THE COLDEST GAME - Postponed until further notice

    Łukasz Kośmicki

    20 Mar, 20:30
    Regent Street Cinema
    At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, former US chess champion Joshua Mansky (Bill Pullman) is kidnapped by the CIA and taken to Warsaw, where he is to compete in a tournament against Soviet chess champion Alexander Gavrylov. As...
  • Ryszard Boleslawski Focus: Theodora Goes Wild - Postponed until further notice

    Richard Boleslawski

    21 Mar, 14:00
    Regent Street Cinema
    Theodora Lynn (Irene Dunne) is a small-town Sunday school teacher, who also happens to be the secret author of a bestselling risqué novel. The serialisation of her book in the local newspaper leads the outraged Lynnfield Literary Circle...
  • PILSUDSKI - Postponed until further notice

    Michał Rosa

    21 Mar, 16:00
    Regent Street Cinema
    In 1901, the Polish political prisoner Józef Piłsudski (Borys Szyc) escapes a psychiatric hospital in Tsarist Russia. The following decade will prove pivotal for Józef and his wife Maria (Magdalena Boczarska), as they navigate political...
  • DARK, ALMOST NIGHT - Postponed until further notice

    Borys Lankosz

    21 Mar, 18:15
    Regent Street Cinema
    After a spate of child kidnappings in her hometown Wałbrzych, tenacious journalist Alicja Tabor (Magdalena Cielecka) returns to the city to assist the puzzled local police. As she uncovers more and more about the kidnappings, Alicja is...
  • MISTER T. - Postponed until further notice

    Marcin Krzyształowicz

    21 Mar, 20:35
    Regent Street Cinema
    Warsaw, 1953. Among the post-war rubble, the new politics is being tempered with good company, a healthy dose of vodka, and basement jazz. As writer Mister T. (Paweł Wilczak) knows, anything is possible, including his affair with the...

    Tomasz Szafrański

    22 Mar, 12:00
    Regent Street Cinema
    After their failed scientific experiment pierces a hole into another dimension, friends Franek (Szymon Radzmierski) and Izka (Weronika Kaczmarczyk) accidentally bring the rock-n-roll fugitive Eddie (Maciej Makowski) into our world. It...
  • Ryszard Boleslawski Focus: The Garden of Allah - Postponed until further notice

    Richard Boleslawski

    22 Mar, 15:00
    Regent Street Cinema
    Domini Enfilden (Marlene Dietrich), an heiress who had long been confined to caring for her recently-deceased father, travels to the liberating expanses of the North African desert to renew her soul. There she meets Boris Androvski...
  • ALL FOR MY MOTHER - Postponed until further notice

    Małgorzata Imielska

    22 Mar, 17:00
    Regent Street Cinema
    After repeatedly escaping from her orphanage, 17-year-old Olka (Zofia Domalik) is placed in a youth detention centre. With bitten fingernails and scarred arms, Olka has her troubles, yet she is not interested in flashy clothes or bribing...
  • MR. JONES - Postponed until further notice

    Agnieszka Holland

    22 Mar, 19:30
    Regent Street Cinema
    In 1933, the Welsh journalist Gareth Jones (James Norton) is sent to the USSR, where he is to interview Joseph Stalin. After initially being restricted to Moscow, Jones defies the authorities and travels towards Soviet Ukraine, where he...

    24 Mar, 19:30
    The Cinema Museum
    “Gentlemen, this man is the leader in cinematography, I am the second,” said Louis Lumière about one of the early pioneers of the film camera. No, he wasn’t talking about his brother, but about the Polish inventor Kazimierz Prószyński....

    Paweł Ziemilski

    24 Mar, 20:30
    In the heart of the Polish lake district, the village of Stare Juchy has been pulled apart. Around one-third of its residents have migrated to Iceland for work. All that remains are their elderly parents, holding on to the hopeful sound...
  • EUROPEANS: TADEUSZ KANTOR - Postponed until further notice

    25 Mar, 19:00
    Rich Mix
    Tadeusz Kantor (1915–1990) is best known as a theatre director, yet he was much more than that. In his own words, he was a “total artist”; an avant-garde visionary who – alongside his directing work – channelled his creative energy as a...

    Michał Wegrzyn

    26 Mar, 20:45
    Tomasz Chada (Piotr Witkowski) is Warsaw born and bred; a boy from the blocks with the soul of a poet and a gift for getting into trouble. On his way to musical stardom, Chada fluently articulates his troubled reality, but it’s not easy...
  • OUR LITTLE POLAND - Postponed until further notice

    Matěj Bobřík

    28 Mar, 15:00
    POSK Cinema
    Every year, a small group of Japanese students sign up for classes in the Polish Language and Culture Studies programme at the University of Tokyo. Alongside struggling to pronounce words like kiełbasa, second-year students are required...
  • MAREK EDELMAN… AND THERE WAS LOVE IN THE GHETTO - Postponed until further notice

    Jolanta Dylewska, Andrzej Wajda

    29 Mar, 14:00
    Shortly before his death in 2009, Jolanta Dylewska interviewed Marek Edelman – a member of the Bund, and veteran of both the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and Warsaw Uprising – about a somewhat surprising subject from his memoir of life during...
  • THE COLDEST GAME - Postponed until further notice

    Łukasz Kośmicki

    29 Mar, 18:00
    POSK Cinema
    At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, former US chess champion Joshua Mansky (Bill Pullman) is kidnapped by the CIA and taken to Warsaw, where he is to compete in a tournament against Soviet chess champion Alexander Gavrylov. As...
  • DOLCE FINE GIORNATA - Postponed until further notice

    Jacek Borcuch

    30 Mar, 20:00
    60-something Polish Jewish poet Maria Linde (Krystyna Janda) lives a calm family life in Tuscany, as at ease with the local intelligentsia as she is with the migrants working in nearby tavernas. Shortly after she is awarded a Nobel...

    Małgorzata Szumowska

    03 Apr, 20:45
    Brought up in the self-sufficient, all-female, forest community of The Flock, Selah (Raffey Cassidy) has only ever known the teachings and guardianship of Shepherd (Michiel Huisman), the group’s leader. After local authorities threaten...

    Edward Skórzewski, Jerzy Hoffman

    04 Apr, 18:30
    The Undiscovered Masters of Polish Cinema selection comprises six documentaries directed by Jerzy Hoffman and Edward Skórzewski. LOOK OUT, HOOLIGANS! Directors: Edward Skórzewski, Jerzy Hoffman Writers: Jerzy Hoffman,...
  • Forbidden Paradise - Postponed until further notice

    Ernst Lubitsch

    05 Apr, 14:30
    BFI Southbank
    The Polish Cultural Institute in London and the BFI present the Closing Gala of the 2020 Kinoteka Polish Film Festival, featuring a screening of the silent film Forbidden Paradise accompanied by a live score. Young military officer...