2015, 50 min., Poland
Polish with English subtitles
KALEJDOSKOP FILM STUDIO
The film is a portrait of one of the most interesting Polish authors, Stanisław or “Staś” Dygat. Recollections of Magda Dygat (his daughter, the script author and a writer herself) and writer Janusz Głowacki, archival photos, videos and interviews are intertwined with the excerpts of feature films with Dygat’s script and contributions of other authors, literary critics and family and friends, performed as if they were a theatre play. Dygat’s monologues make a commentary on the entire story.
Born in Sopot in 1945. Studied architecture and poster design. From 1970 to 1972 lived in London working for such underground magazines as Oz, Ink and Time Out. Back in Poland he quickly established his reputation, specifically with the help of a wingless bird of contest named Dudi. In 1977 Dudzinski was invited to the International Design Conference in Aspen, Colorado. He stayed on in New York City afterwards. Since then his work has been published in most of the leading magazines and newspapers both in the US and Europe (including the Atlantic Monthly, The Boston Globe, Newsday, Newsweek, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, The Washington Post and Time). He received commissions from AT&T, Citicorp, IBM, DeutscheTelekom, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and many others. From 1982 to 1989 Dudzinski taught at Parson’s School of Design in New York.
NOVEMBER 9 at 20:45 pm.