NEWS | 22. 1. 2018
By 2018, the film club Filmart will enter the Polish film Afterimage by director Andrzej Wajda on January 23, which describes the situation of our northern neighbors after 1945 on the story of the famous painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski. This year, Tom of Findland or Jackie Kennedy or the Universe will also be waiting for the audience.
The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art.
Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual men around him, even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specializing in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work - made famous by his signature Tom of Finland - became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.
An exploration into our planetary past and a search for humanitys place in the future. With narration by Cate Blanchett.
Jackie is a portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Kennedy. Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husbands assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a portrait of the First Lady as she fights to establish her husbands legacy and the world of "Camelot" that she created and loved so well.
Khaled, syrian refugee stows away on a freighter to Helsinki. Meanwhile, Wikström is a traveling salesman who wins big at a poker table and buys himself a restaurant with the proceeds. When the authorities turn down his application for asylum, Khaled is forced underground and Wikström finds him sleeping in the yard behind his restaurant. He offers him a job and a roof over his head and, for a while, they form a Utopian union with the restaurants waitress, the chef and his dog.