„CENTRUM” Film Discussion Club : screening of the film “The Raft”

Monday 13th of May | 7:00 p.m. | DCF, Lwów screening room

„CENTRUM” Film Discussion Club : screening of the film “The Raft” by Marcus Lindeen and discussion after the film

In Polish only

This May during the screenings and discussions held by CENTRUM, emphasis will be put on stories of strong women. On May 13th, the traditional Monday meet-up at DCF (Lower Silesian Film Centre) will comprise the screening of "The Raft", a film depicting an experiment undertaken in the early 70’s by Mexican anthropologist Santiago Genovés, who selected a group of men and women with different backgrounds and varying religious beliefs who would then embark together on a cruise across the Atlantic. In the era of counterculture and social revolution Genovés wanted to find out whether humans are peaceful or belligerent by nature. Suspecting there was a correlation between aggression and sexuality he picked the most attractive candidates. Forty years later the participants of the experiment meet on a replica of the original raft in order to look back at their three-month adventure from the past. Interestingly enough, those who have survived till the present day are almost exclusively women…

Adam Kruk, journalist, film expert