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Film Screening • The Balcony Movie (Poland, 2021)

January 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Can anyone be a movie hero? Can the world be locked in one film frame? Acclaimed Polish documentarian Paweł Łoziński directs his camera at the sidewalk below his balcony. On this gray strip of pavement, sandwiched between dull green grass and a tall wire fence, a colorful procession of locals, relatives, passersby and homeless people walk by. Lozinski tries to strike up a conversation with everyone. He asks who they are, what they do, and what they think about the meaning of life. Some pass by in a hurry, but most answer at length and tell half their life story in the process.

In Polish with English subtitles • DCP • 100″

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Eliza Rose (GSLL, UNC) and Adi Džumhur (CSEEES).


Free and open to public. Presented by the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures. For venue and parking info, please visit www.varsityonfranklin.com

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Date:
January 26, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Varsity Theater, Chapel Hill
123 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Phone:
919-967-8665
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