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MOCAK Summer Cinema. //Beginners//

MOCAK Summer Cinema. Beginners

27.08.2021 at 9 pm

Published at:17.06.2021

As is our tradition during the summer holidays, MOCAK invites you to evening film screenings. This year’s edition will be devoted to the LGBT+ community. The films will be screened in their original language, with Polish subtitles. More information in Polish >>

The screenings will take place on Fridays between 9 July and 27 August at 9 pm in the Museum arcades. Admission: 5 PLN, tickets available at the Museum ticket office before the screening and by clicking on this link >> Tickets will be available online two weeks prior to the event right until the midday of the day of the screening. Timetable Schedule >>

From 9 July until 27 August, the Museum and MOCAK Café will remain open on Fridays until 9 pm.

The safety rules for the projection are available here >>

Cinema curator: Adrian D. Kowalski

Friday 27 August, 9 pm

USA, 2010
Directed by: Mike Mills
1 h 45 min
In English, with Polish subtitles

From writer/director Mike Mills comes a comedy/drama about how deeply funny and transformative life can be, even at its most serious moments. “Beginners” imaginatively explores the hilarity, confusion, and surprises of love through the evolving consciousness of Oliver (Golden Globe Award nominee Ewan McGregor). Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna (Mélanie Laurent of “Inglourious Basterds”) only months after his father Hal (Academy Award nominee Christopher Plummer) has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who – following 44 years of marriage – came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hal’s new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought father and son closer than they’d ever been able to be. Now Oliver endeavors to love Anna with all the bravery, humor, and hope that his father taught him.



Films description from the distributor