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Dekalog

Saturday, Oct 22 - Sunday, Oct 23, 2016

This masterwork by Krzysztof Kieslowski is one of the twentieth century’s greatest achievements in visual storytelling. Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in late-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face emotional dilemmas that are at once deeply personal and universally human. Its ten hour-long films, drawing from the Ten Commandments for thematic inspiration and an overarching structure, grapple deftly with complex moral and existential questions concerning life, death, love, hate, truth, and the passage of time. Shot by nine different cinematographers, with stirring music by Zbigniew Preisner, Dekalog explores the unknowable forces that shape our lives.

A special Dekalog Pass is available for $35. This pass allows the bearer access to all screenings of Dekalog at Museum of the Moving Image, along with admission to Museum galleries. Please present this pass at the Admissions desk to collect tickets to one or all screenings.This pass is not transferable. Purchase the pass here.

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