12th New French Cinema Review

June 18-24, 2021
Forum Cinema, 5 Legionowa St.
tickets: 13 PLN / movie, available at the Forum cinema’s box office (5 Legionowa Street), Ludwik Zamenhof Center’s box office (19 Warszawska Street) and on bilety.bok.bialystok.pl

Viewers in 14 cities in Poland will watch the best French films of recent years. The program includes films selected for the Cannes festival and appreciated by the French Film Academy.

Screening schedule:

June 18
16:30 The Speech
18:30 DNA

June 19
10:45 The Prince’s Voyage
12:45 My Journey Through French Cinema
16:30 Gagarine
18:30 Bye Bye Morons

June 20
On a Magical Night

June 21
18:30 Back Home

June 22
The Things We Say, the Things We Do

June 23
The Big Hit

June 24
Summer of 85


The Speech
A recently dumped man awaits a reconciliation text message from his ex during a seemingly never-ending family dinner.


After the loss of her grandfather, Maïwenn explores her heritage and her Algerian roots.


The Prince’s Voyage
An old prince runs aground on an unknown shore. Wounded and lost, he is found by young Tom and taken in by his parents, two researchers forced into exile … The prince, guided by Tom, discovers with enthusiasm and fascination a society that is however frozen and sclerotic .


My Journey Through French Cinema

Bertrand Tavernier’s personal journey through French cinema, from films he enjoyed as a boy to his own early career, told through portraits of key creative figures.


Yuri fights to save his home town – which he shares with his namesake, Yuri Gagarin – from demolition.

On a Magical Night
After 20 years of marriage, Maria decides to leave. She moves to the room 212 of the hotel opposite her marital home. From there, Maria can scrutinize her apartment, her husband, her wedding. She wonders if she has made the right decision.



Back Home
A man in his early thirties returns to the rural farm of his childhood and rejoins the family struggle to get by.


The Things We Say, the Things We Do
Waiting for her boyfriend to join her on a country vacation, three months pregnant Daphne bonds with his cousin Maxime, and their shared intimacy brings them closer together into a full fledged love affair.


Bye Bye Morons
A seriously ill woman tries to find her long-lost child with the help of a man in the middle of a burnout and a blind archivist.


The Big Hit
An actor past his prime gives drama lessons to prisoners in an attempt to stage “Waiting for Godot.”


Summer of 85
While boating, Alexis’s boat capsizes and almost drowns before being rescued by David, who ultimately ends up as the friend of his dreams.

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