Must See Must Be
The section Must See Must Bee is a summary of the films screened during the most important film festivals around the world which even the most knowledgeable film enthusiasts might have missed, when making an effort to digest the plethora of new film productions. More »

Polish artists are crossing the boundaries — both metaphorically, and literally. When working abroad, their contribute their unique style, talent, and personality, to international cinema. The section POLONICA is designed to present the most interesting films made by or with the participation of Polish male and female artists. More »

Tim Burton’s Peculiar Five
Peculiar, unconventional, unique, unlike any other artist in the world — you cannot confuse him with anybody else. The world of Tim Burton is one of immense and absolutely unique imagination, filled with various colours, and abundant in astonishing sounds and characters. This is a cinema you cannot tame or stop. Beautiful, lively, and absorbing. More »

Facebook Twitter YouTube Blogspot Myspace

Beats of Freedom

Beats of Freedom – Zew wolności · dir. Leszek Gnoiński, Wojciech Słota
Poland 2009, 75’


Beats of Freedom is a inspiring movie about beginnings of rock music in Poland. In times, when Communism system had controlled everything, music became the unpredictable phenomenon. The Iron Curtain couldn’t stop it and, what’s more, young people finally found their own space of freedom. This music used to be opposed to the reality, songs were breaking stereotypes and making people more connected to each other. Jarocin Festival became an enclave of freedom ― unpublished archival materials added to Beats of Freedom shows this event as colorful as it really was.

Director:Leszek Gnoiński, Wojciech Słota
Screenplay:Leszek Gnoiński, Wojciech Słota
Cinematography:Leszek Gnoiński, Wojciech Słota
Editing:Wojciech Słota
Cast:Marek Niedźwiecki, Krzysztof Skiba, Jurek Owsiak, Kazik, Muniek Staszczyk, Kora, Tomasz Lipiński