Senior’s Film Discussion Club: The Butler

GAG” Film Debating Club at the Białystok Cultural Centre and the University of the Third Age in Białystok have the pleasure of inviting you to another meeting within the Senior’s Film Discussion Club:

The Butler

January 9th, 2018, 10:00
Forum Cinema, 5 Legionowa Street
tickets: 14 PLN (regular ticket), 12 PLN (discount ticket), 10 PLN (FDC member ticket) – available at the Forum Cinema’s box office and on bilety.bok.bialystok.pl

We will provide a small treat before the movie. Dominik Sołowiej will deliver a lecture before the movie and will moderate the discussion afterwards.

Signing up to the Senior FDC: Maria Waśkiewicz (University of the Third Age in Białystok), e-mail: maja67511@wp.pl or tel: +48 695 328 613

The Butler
Poland 2018, 150′
dir. Filip Bajon
cast: Janusz Gajos, Sebastian Fabijański, Marianna Zydek, Anna Radwan, Adam Woronowicz, Borys Szyc, Sławomir Orzechowski, Łukasz Simlat
The film tells the story of the Prussian family von Krauss living in the Puck area, as well as the love between the Kashubian boy Mateusz and the German aristocrat Marita and is set between 1900 and 1945. The script depicts the complicated fate of three nations inhabiting the former Polish-German borderland in northern Kashubia, where the line of the border in Versailles after the First World War divided not only the land but also the people of Germans, Kashubs, and Poles, causing riots and often hatred. The script goes through four decades showing the complex attitudes and choices that people have to make there. Prussian anti-Polishism fought with Kashubian patriotism, which in 1939 ended in mass murder committed in thousands of Kaszubians in forests near Piasnica.

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