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UNDISCOVERED MASTERS OF POLISH CINEMA - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Dir: Edward Skórzewski, Jerzy Hoffman
04 Apr, 18:30
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documentary
Year of Production: 1954-60
Country: Poland

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, Edward Skórzewski

Cast: Roman Wilhelmi

Poland, 1955, 12 min

In the streets of 1950s’ Warsaw, hooligans are having a pernicious effect on the influx of young people looking for work in the city.


THE CHILDREN ACCUSE

Directors: Edward Skórzewski, Jerzy Hoffman

Writers: Edward Skórzewski, Jerzy Hoffman

Poland, 1956, 10 min

Born to alcoholic parents, a generation of children speak about their tragic, unchosen fate.


ARE YOU AMONG THEM?

Directors: Jerzy Hoffman, Edward Skórzewski

Poland, 1954, 7 min

An unruly “cherry taster” litters the pavement with stones from the fruit, causing injuries to passers-by in the first collaboration from Hoffman and Skórzewski.


SOPOT

Directors: Edward Skórzewski, Jerzy Hoffman

Writers: Edward Skórzewski, Jerzy Hoffman

Poland, 1957, 16 min

A lively and humorous reportage from the Baltic coast holiday destination of Sopot.


A SOUVENIR FROM CALVARY

Directors: Edward Skórzewski, Jerzy Hoffman

Writers: Jerzy Hoffman, Edward Skórzewski

Poland, 1958, 14 min

Each year, the small town of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska holds one of Poland’s most prominent “mystery of the Passion” plays, depicting the trial, suffering and death of Jesus Christ.


THE TWO FACES OF GOD

Directors: Edward Skórzewski, Jerzy Hoffman

Writer: Stanisław Manturzewski

Poland, 1960, 16 min

A glimpse into the practices of a small Christian denomination that is a mixture of original Christianity, utopian communism, and pacifism.

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