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Friday at New Horizons

2/08/19
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12 meetings with artists, exhibitions, and a concert - 'Women's Voices: Women Are Saving the Planet' at the Festival Club at Arsenal.

To get the second weekend of New Horizons off to a good start, we recommend a Q&A with Lina Maria Mannheimer after her film Mating (10:00). In the early afternoon, there will also be an opportunity to meet with Rossana Torres and Hiroatsu Suzuki after a screening of The Earth (12:45) and with Albert Serra (director) and Montse Triola (production) after Birdsong (13:00).

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At 13:00, we invite you to the second screening of Bird Talk and a meeting with the filmmakers: Xawery Żuławski (director); Sebastian Fabijański, Eryk Kulm, Sebastian Pawlak, Żaneta Palica, Katarzyna Chojnacka (cast); and Marcin Wierzchosławski (production). In the same block, we also recommend She Is the Other Gaze (13:15 with guest Christian Perschon).

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In the afternoon, you will have your second-last chance to see The Daughters of Fire (15:45, guests: director Albertina Carri and producer Eugenia Campos Guevara). At 16:00, we invite you to see the fourth set of festival shorts. Our guests will include Maria Ornaf (Bitter Herb), Daniel Banaczek (The First Day), Zuzanna Grajcewicz (Dog Days), Dominika Gnatek (Ordinary Life of Sophie), and Daniel Stopa (Skinny). Also at 16:00, there will be an opportunity to meet with Ian Henry, the director of Autonomous. At 16:15, we recommend a screening of Sacavém and a Q&A session with Júlio Alves (director) and Empar Casanova Plana (production).

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At 16:30, we invite you to the last meeting with Hilal Baydarov, the director of Birthday. At 18:45, we will have a chance to see Honour of the Knights, which director Albert Serra and producer Montse Triola will tell us about. Magdalena Kamińska and Agata Szymańska, the producers of Werewolf, will take part in a Q&A session after the screening at 19:00.

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For those with a craving for experiences that go beyond film, we recommend the Kontr-akt interactive performance (17:30) at IP Studio. At 18:00, the last guided tour of the exhibition Inner Life: The Bump (Studio BWA Wrocław gallery) will take place. The tour will feature a special guest: Ola Jasionowska, the artist who designed the iconic Women's Strike poster that became synonymous with female solidarity in the fight for reproductive rights in Poland. Ola will talk about the short history behind the creation of the visual identity of the National Women's Strike and its rapid dissemination first through social media, then through protests on the streets, as well as its spread beyond Poland. Today, we also recommend A Horizontal Panorama: Kodras at TIFF Gallery, Albert Serra's multimedia installation Sun King at OP ENHEIM, and the interactive exhibition Cabinet | Das Kabinett at Centennial Hall. At 19:00, you will have a chance to see a theatrical adaptation of Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia, directed by Krzysztof Skonieczny (Wrocławski Teatr Współczesny).

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Friday evening at New Horizons will belong to a number of exceptional artists. Nosowska, Edyta Bartosiewicz, Mela Koteluk, Julia Pietrucha, and Paulina Przybysz will sing during the concert Women's Voices: Women Are Saving the Planet at the Festival Club at Arsenal. Starting at 22:20, you are invited to listen to the DJ set "Kobiety Mocy: Girls to the Front."

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