When: Thursday May 30, 2013
Time: 7 p.m.-8:50 p.m.
Where: Tribeca Film Center
New York, NY 10013
Cost: Free w. RSVP
Want a free rock history lesson and a little bit of romance? Join Polish Filmmakers NYC for a free screening of the documentary the “Beats of Freedom” and the comedy “Basia from Podlachia”.
“Basia from Podlachia” is a bitter comedy of manners with a bit of a love story. Dutchman Evert is fascinated by the romantic image of Polish women created by the Internet. Therefore, he decides to find a wife in Poland. One way to find the right candidate is… having a casting. Dembski shows in a satirical way differences in perceiving the contemporary world by people from Eastern and Western Europe.
“Beats of Freedom” depicts the role of rock-n-roll in Poland’s march toward independence. It includes footage of the Rolling Stones mesmerizing Polish youth hungry for new ways of expression during the Communist era.