2014 Polish Film Festival

2014 Polish Film Festival

Where: The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604

Part I: Polish Classic Movies
Saturday, Nov 1, 7:00 PM
Man of Marble, Człowiek z Marmuru (Wajda, 1976, 156 min.)

Sunday, Nov. 2, 7:00 PM
Man of Iron, Człowiek z Żelaza (Wajda, 1981, 147 min.)

These films constitute the first two parts of Wajda’s trilogy on the Polish worker’s journey from Stalinism to freedom. The third part, Wałęsa: Man of Hope (2013, 127 min.) will be screened on November 6.

Part II: Screenings of current award winning feature films and documentaries, and Q&A sessions with famous Polish filmmakers.
Thursday, Nov. 6 – Monday, Nov. 10
Program will be available in October.

All films have English subtitles.

 

Upcoming films for this Series

This series does not have anything scheduled right now.

Past films from this Series

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 10, 2014
Duration: 123mins
Rating: Not Rated
1969. Adam is drifted into the Polish army and sent to serve in the submarine section of the Navy. Along with his older brother Antoni, Adam sets off for the military base in Swinoujscie on the...
Ida
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 9, 2014
Duration: 80mins
Rating: PG-13
From acclaimed director Pawel Pawlikowski (Last Resort, My Summer of Love) comes IDA, a moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows,...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 9, 2014
Duration: 110mins
Rating: Not Rated
The latest film by Wojtek Smarzowski, the director of “Drogówka”, “Róza” and “Wesele”, is a shocking story about addiction and attempts to overcome it – and about love, that saves everything. The...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 8, 2014
Duration: 97mins
Rating: Not Rated
Three weeks ago, Lila’s world fell apart when her girlfriends happily reported that they saw Lila’s boyfriend, Janek, kissing another girl during a party. This comes as a shock since Janek only had...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 8, 2014
Duration: 96 mins
Rating: Not Rated
Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway play by David Ives, which itself was based on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's groundbreaking novella, VENUS IN FUR is the latest film from master filmmaker Roman...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 7, 2014
Duration: 107mins
Rating: Not Rated
Mateusz, an intelligent young man, suffers from severe cerebral palsy and is trapped in his own body. His protected world comes crashing down when he is placed in an institution and mistreated.
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 6, 2014
Duration: 127mins
Rating: Not Rated
Walesa. Man of Hope is a 2013 biopic directed by Andrzej Wajda, starring Robert Wieckiewicz as Lech Walesa. Wajda stated at Kraków, Poland's Off Plus Camera Film Festival in April 2012 that he...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 2, 2014
Duration: 147mins
Rating: Not Rated
Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival and an Academy Award nominee, Man of Iron takes up the story of Andrzej Wajda’s previous 1976 movie entitled Man of Marble. In Man of Iron,...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Nov 1, 2014
Duration: 156mins
Rating: Not Rated
A milestone in Polish cinema, often described as “the Polish Citizen Kane”, Wajda’s Man of Marble tells the story of a determined filmmaker, Agnieszka, who sets out to make a documentary about an...