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Polish Film Festival Sydney

Polish Film Festival 2023

Where
Palace Norton Street
Palace Norton Street
99 Norton Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040
Ritz Cinemas in Randwick
When

Sunday 7 May 2023 from 7pm to 10pm Saturday 13 May 2023 from 8pm to 10pm Sunday 14 May 2023 from 7pm to 10pm Tuesday 16 May 2023 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm Saturday 20 May 2023 from 8:30pm to 10:30pm Sunday 21 May 2023 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Sunday 21 May 2023 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm Tuesday 23 May 2023 from 8:45pm to 10:45pm Saturday 27 May 2023 from 8pm to 10pm Sunday 28 May 2023 from 4:30pm to 6pm Saturday 3 June 2023 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm Sunday 4 June 2023 from 4:30pm to 7:10pm

Cost

Adult: $24Concession: $19.50

POLISH FILM FESTIVAL returns this May to Palace Norton Street and The Ritz Cinemas with a fresh line-up of entertaining comedies gripping crime stories captivating dramas and a bit of romance. All films screen with English subtitles and tickets are now on sale! 

Commencing Sunday 7 May the 2023 program brings three Australian premieres and six NSW premieres including four impressive feature debuts SONATA, 25 YEARS OF INNOCENCE, DANGEROUS MEN and IF I WERE YOU.

Opening the festival is a touching comedy-drama by Aleksander Pietrzak BLACK SHEEP. This warm family story about unbreakable bonds touches upon many well-known topics: growing up and becoming a responsible parent the challenges of finding yourself in a completely new life situation choosing between career and loved ones and most importantly navigating through problems for the sake of your family.

Recent box-office hit and Audience Choice Award winner at the 38th Warsaw International Film Festival DANGEROUS MEN will premiere in Australia on Sunday 3 June as the closing film of the festival. Set in the bohemian town of Zakopane in the stunning Tatra Mountains it is a fast-paced comedy crime story merging humour flamboyant historical figures and vibrant Polish folklore. Featuring an outstanding cast including Tomasz Kot (Cold War Leave no traces – PFF22), Marcin Dorocinski (Mission Impossible 7 Beloved Neighbours – PFF22) Andrzej Seweryn (Man of Iron Schindler's List The Last Family – PFF17) as well as Australian based actor Jacek Koman (Moulin Rouge Icarus. The Legend of Mietek Kosz – PFF20) impersonating colourful well-known characters this feature debut by Maciej Kawalski is a delightful piece of cinema to be enjoyed by all.

The selection also includes:

IF I WERE YOU an entertaining new comedy from Antonio Galdamez about a married couple on the verge of divorce presented with an unexpected chance to experience a day-in-the-life as one another.

SONATA the winner of eight international film festivals, a beautiful true story of musician Grzegorz Płonka and his incredible journey to achieve the impossible.

25 YEARS OF INNOCENCE a gripping crime drama based on real events that shocked Poland and made headlines for many months.

POLANSKI. HOROWITZ. HOMETOWN award-winning, skilfully made documentary exploring the most personal memories from childhood and youth of two world-famous artists who first met as children in the Jewish ghetto established by Germans in occupied Poland.

THE TENANT based on the story of Jolanta Brzeska, a well-known Warsaw activist fighting the re-privatization mafia.

DETECTIVE BRUNO a heart-warming family film

MARCH 1968 a universal story about student couple madly in love with each other in a country overwhelmed by a rebellion of young people against authorities.

Tickets are now on sale and the full program is available at polishfilmfestival.org.

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