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  • 26 November 2018

    Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Vancouver is pleased to invite you to the 20th edition of the European Union Film Festival in Vancouver. As a result of the cooperation of local consulates and embassies, the festival will present the most outstanding European cinema creations. The organizers guarantee an exciting journey across Europe without the Jetlag.

    In this edition Poland is presenting a film entitled "Breaking the Limits” which tells the story of the longtime heroin addict turns his life around and becomes a world-champion triathlete in director Łukasz Palkowski’s inspiring drama, based on the remarkable true story of Polish Ironman Jerzy Górski. Jakub Gierszał, in the lead role, is Górski, who spent 13 desperate years, including time in jail, as an addict and petty criminal in socialist Poland. Promising Polish newcomer Anna Próchniak plays Górski’s girlfriend and fellow addict Grażyna, the daughter of a Communist Party official. The film is set to soundtrack of 1970s classic rock. Palkowski’s previous feature was the domestic hit Gods, a biopic about a pioneering Polish heart surgeon, which screened in our 2015 EUFF.

     

    Presentation of ,, Breaking the Limits” movie will be held on Sunday, December 2nd at 6:30 P.M.

     

    Time of the event: from November 23rd , 2018 to December 4th , 2018

    Venue of the event: The Cinematheque, 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver

     

    Detailed information about the event available at the official website: http://www.thecinematheque.ca/eufilmfestival

     

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