Ciemno, prawie noc

It doesn’t happen often in Germany but there are more and more special screenings of polish movies. One of them was just recently, last Sunday. The movie was called Ciemno, prawie noc (engl. Dark, almost night) and is based on a book by Joanna Bator with the same title. Where shall I start? Firstly, don’t…

Pani z przedszkola

The next position on my discovering journey is Pani z przedszkola (Engl. title: All about my parents). I heard about this movie for the first time while visiting Poland some other day and choosing a movie to watch it in a cinema. Back then I decided for something else so once I saw the DVD…

bejbi blues

Bejbi blues is a second movie directed by Kasia Rosłaniec. Her first movie Galerianki, was a shocking portrait of a poor Polish teenagers, selling their body for being able to afford brand clothes (!). Bejbi blues is another tough reality, this time about a teenage mum. 17-year-old Natalia is a mother of a one-year-old baby…

Struktura Kryształu

Trying to write up-to-date articles on Mexican cinema didn’t work out, mainly because of two reasons. Firstly, Mexican movies are rarity in Europe, especially in Germany. Sad… Secondly, the Oscar fight between Roma and Cold War made me realize one thing: the culture and the way you were brought up are a treasure which makes…