Compulsory Figures

[Jazda obowiązkowa], directed by Ewa Kochańska, Poland/Ukraine 2018, 71' (English friendly)

Marina doesnt want to return to UkraineWarsaw means a world of completely new opportunities for her family. And Marina intends to make the most of them, even at the price of huge sacrificesjust not her own. The mission for success in her new homeland falls on the shoulders of her 10-year-old daughter, Julia, through a career in figure skating. To ensure that shell have a chance to compete in the Polish Youth Championship, Julia gets up every day at five in the morningafter all, she still has to go to school in addition to finding time to practice. The family portrait that Ewa Kochańska paints in her outstanding observational documentary is, however, both more complex and more subtle. It leaves no doubt that, although the pressure and challenges seem to overburden this motherdaughter relationship, its unwavering foundation remains their love.


  • Admission free
  • Free tickets available at the box office on the day preceding the screening and on the day of the screening: more information
  • Screenings
    • 07/12/2019 19:00 (Workspace)
    • 10/12/2019 17:30 (Cinema)
  • Screening followed by Q&A
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