March 2017, arsenal cinema

KinoPolska – Guest: Elżbieta Benkowska

The latest episode film by Elżbieta Benkowska, NOWY ŚWIAT (2015) and both works by the director brothers Janusz and Andrzej Kondratiuk being screened as part of KinoPolska are about the Polish capital Warsaw as a place of longing. NOWY ŚWIAT (New World, E. Benkowska, Ł. Ostalski, M. Wawrzecki, PL 2015, 14.3.) is the name of a shopping mall in Warsaw and a haven of hope for three immigrants from Belarus, Afghanistan and Ukraine, seeking a new home and a sense of normality.

DZIEWCZYNA DO WZIĘCIA  (Marriageable Girls, J. Kondratiuk, PL 1972, 15.3.) In this black comedy, three young women from the provinces spend a day in Warsaw with the hope of enjoying some urban pleasures and perhaps even finding love. WNIEBOWZIĘCI (A. Kondratiuk, PL 1973, 15.3.) After winning the lottery, two men fulfill their dream of flying but discover that flying alone does not bring happiness... (mg)

In cooperation with the Polish Institute of Berlin.

arsenal cinema: KinoPolska – Guest: Elżbieta Benkowska

07:30 pm Cinema 2

Dziewczyna do wzięcia


Dziewczyna do wzięcia Marriageable Girls
Janusz Kondratiuk Poland 1972
Beta SP OV/EnS 45 min
Wniebowzięci Andrzej Kondratiuk Poland 1973
Beta SP OV/EnS 44 min

Introduced by Elżbieta Benkowska
arsenal cinema: Helena Třeštíková retrospective

08:00 pm Cinema 1


René Czech Republic 2008
35 mm OV/EnS 90 min