Sunday, May 14, 2006
When PL meets PT @ the movies

The 11th European Film Festival

From the 9th of May until the 4th of June, the European cinema will visit several cities in Poland.

Warsaw, Krakow, Poznan, Torun, Gdynia and Lodz will have the pleasure to host such a festival. This will be the occasion to see some of the best Polish films released recently and to see one of the best Portuguese films from recent years.
"Noite Escura -In The Darkness of the Night", by Joao Canijo made it to the Festival, to the main Competition . We strongly recommend this film from 2004.

Your Name is Justine (Masz na imię Justine), directed by Franco de Peńa can be found on Competition as well.

Then we can find some other films like Jasminum, directed by Jan Jakub Kolski on the section Panorama of European Cinema, It's me now (Teraz ja), directed by Anna Jadowska and We're all Christs (Wszyscy jesteśmy Chrystusami), directed by Marek Koterski.

There will be as well the chance to review the 3 Colours triology by Krzysztof Kieślowski on the section Master of European Cinema.

The 5th Lisbon Animation Film Festival

Then in Portugal, we head out to Monstra06, the 5th Lisbon Animation Film Festival.

This year, the festival will be focused on Polish Animation.

From the 16th to the 21st of May, at Forum Lisboa - Avenida de Roma in Lisbon, a good occasion to see some of the best animation coming from Poland, with around 80 films to be shown. Films from Jerzy Kucia, Piotr Dumala or Zbig Rybczynski with "Tango" will be shown here. There will be as well the occasion to see some classics such as Bolek and Lolek or Reksio.
posted by SKL @ 7:36 AM  
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