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Film series Fokus auf Polen: verloren & wiederentdeckt with live music including Franciszka and Stefan Themerson’s avant-garde masterpiece Europa (1931/32).

Theatiner Filmkunst cinema, Theatinerstr. 32, in cooperation with FINA and the Pilecki Institute Berlin. Tickets available soon at: www.theatiner-film.de

The accompanying programme Focus on Poland is co-organised by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

»Bestia« / »Europa«

Sunday, 22 May 2022, 11.00am

Introduction by Anna Bobczuk, Pilecki Institute.

Bestia (The polish Dancer)

Director: Alexander Hertz / 67 min. / 1917 / Silent film
The only Polish work with Pola Negri that has been preserved in its entirety to this day.

Music: Szymon Mika and Yumi Ito – a duet of two excellent musicians of the young generation.

Followed by:

Europa

Directed by Stefan and Franciszka Themerson / 12 min. / 1931

Tickets available at the Theatiner Filmkunst.

 

»Starker Mensch« / »Europa«

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 11.00am

Introduction by Dr Małgorzata Zemła, Lecturer in Slavic Studies LMU Munich.

Strong Man

Director: Henryk Szaro / 77 min. / 1929
Film by Henryk Szaro from 1929 based on a novel by Stanisław Przybyszewski.
The film was lost during World War II; it was not until 1997 that a print was recovered in Belgium.

Music: Marek “Latarnik” Pędziwiatr – composer and acclaimed synthesiser artist, producer and composer.

Followed by:

Europa

Directed by Stefan and Franciszka Themerson / 12 min. / 1931
Tickets available at the Theatiner Filmkunst.

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