The 30th anniversary edition of Polish Film Festival in America (PFFA), the world’s most extensive showcase of Polish film and the largest annual Polish cultural event outside of Poland, will take place from Saturday, November 3 to Sunday, November 18, 2018 in three major cinematic venues in the Chicagoland.
The Official VIP Opening Night Gala Screening is scheduled for Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 8:00 P.M. in one of the most elegant cinema multiplexes in the country, AMC Rosemont 18 (9701 Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont). Parking is free with a parking ticket validation. All viewers will receive precious gifts in VIP bags.
The Opening Night Gala Reception with stars of Polish film in attendance will proceed the screening from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. at the Society for Arts (1112 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago). Free parking is limited, and a valet parking will be available. Outstanding local musicians will appear during the event, and new exhibitions and silent auction in benefit of the festival are among the other attractions.
The Closing Night Gala and Award Ceremony will take place in AMC Rosemont 18 on Sunday, November 18th at 4:00 P.M. For all special screenings and receptions separate invitations are required.
In addition to AMC Rosemont 18, regular PFFA screenings will be held in Facets Cinematheque (1517 West Fullerton Ave.), well-known for its splendid foreign film programming, and Gallery Theatre (1112 North Milwaukee Ave.), the Festival’s primary location for showings of documentary films; the elegant digital space accommodates HD screenings. The theatre is known as a reputable site of docsPace program showcasing the world’s best documentary films. The luxury screening place hosts an art gallery and a small cafeteria. Gallery Theatre offers a limited free parking. Occasional screenings are planned for another selected cultural centers, schools and universities in Illinois and Indiana.
Festival Passes and Opening Night Gala Invitations will be on sale on August 1, 2018. Singular tickets will be on sale on October 2, 2018. A complete program and a listing of the PFFA Official Guests will be announced about one month prior to the Festival.
The 30th Anniversary Polish Film Festival in America is possible in part thanks to a generosity of The Senate of the Republic of Poland, Star-Tech Glass Inc., LOT Polish Airlines, The Society for Arts, and other prestigious organizations and