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29th Ann Arbor Polish Film Festival: State Theatre.:

Three days of Polish films with subtitles. Tickets $12 (students & seniors, $8; U-M students with ID, free) except as noted. Note that free screenings also require a ticket. Mask required. State Theater, various times.


Nov. 5: Children’s Program. For age 7 & up. Includes a children’s book fair and 2 family-oriented animated shorts: Żubr Pompik/Pompik the Bison  (Szymon Adamski, Maciej Kur, Marzena Nehrebecka, Tessa Moult-Milewska, Agnieszka Sadurska, 2021) is about a curious little bison who lives in a big forest, and Wiking Tappi /Tales of Tappi the Viking (Marian Cholerek, Andrzej Piotr Morawski, Tessa Moult-Milewska, 2021) is about a peaceful, clever Viking. $7. 10 a.m.

Nov. 5: “Detektyw Bruno/Detective Bruno” (10 a.m.) (Magdalena Nieć & Mariusz Palej, 2022). In this feature-length family dramedy, 8-year-old orphan Oscar hires the star of a detective TV show to help him find something left behind by his parents. $7. 10 a.m.

Nov. 5:  Documentary Shorts. Three shorts from 14 to 38 min.: Kulisy/Backstage (Ada Smyk, 2021) is tribute to the craftspeople who labor backstage at the Warsaw National Opera, Na wstrzymanym oddechu/Holding Your Breath (Katarzyna Sikorska, 2021) is a portrait of blind free diver and Paralympic silver medalist Wojtek, and Taka twoja uroda/That’s the Beauty of You (1:35 p.m.) (Katarzyna Górniak, Magda Łucyan, 2021) is a profile of endometriosis and some women who have it. FREE. 1 p.m.

Nov. 5: “Simona” (2:25 p.m.) (Natalia Koryncka-Gruz, 2022). Feature-length documentary about Simona Kossak (1943-2007), a biologist and eco-activist who lived surrounded by wild animals in the Białowieża Forest. FREE. 2:25 p.m.

Nov. 5: Noc za dnia/When the Night Comes” (Katarzyna Sikorska, 2021). Short drama set during WWI about a woman whose injured husband does not recognize her. Followed by a Q&A with the film’s director. FREE. 5:30 p.m.

Nov. 5: “Sonata” (6:30 p.m.) (Bartosz Blaschke, 2021). Feature-length drama about a boy, once diagnosed as autistic, who discovers that his communications troubles are due to hearing loss. An auditory implant opens up the world. $12. 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 5:“Czarna owca/Black Sheep” (Aleksandra Pietrzak, 2021). Feature-length comedy about a family with far too many secrets. $12. 9 p.m.

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