German / 2003 / 121 min. / Wolfgang Becker
Alex’s mother, a good East German communist, falls into a coma and misses the revolution! Waking up in 1990 with fragile health, Alex must now do everything in his power to make sure she doesn’t see how things have changed.
Polish / 1989 / 55 min. / Krzysztof Kieślowski
These ten short films focus on the residents of a housing complex in late-Communist Poland whose lives become increasingly entwined. This exploration of Judeo-Christian ethics won’t let you ever think of the ten commandments in the same way again.