PERSONA NON GRATA, EXCELLENT POLISH-JAPANESE CO-PRODUCTION AT THE 28. PFFA CLOSING NIGHT ON SUNDAY, 11/20 @ 3:00 PM. AND SPECIAL AWARD SCREENINGS OF MARIE CURIE. THE COURAGE OF KNOWLEDGE AND THE LAST FAMILY!
PERSONA NON GRATA, a thrilling movie by Cellin Gluck, an American filmmaker of Japanese descent will oficially conclude the 28th Polish Film Festival in America on Sunday, November 20th at 3:00 PM. in Muvico 18. The film is a new Polish-Japanese co-production, starring Borys Szyc, Zbignie Zamachowski, Agnieszka Grochowska along Japanese stars Toshiaki Karasawa and Koyuki.
PERSONA NON GRATA (杉原千畝 スギハラチウネ) is a 2015 Japanese historical drama. It depicts a life of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara who was appointed a vice-consul and later a consul in Lithuania and served there from 1939 to 1940 and who saved lives of some 6,000 Jewish refugees by issuing transit visas to Japanese Empire.
Even though most of the film is set in Interwar Lithuania, various places in Poland were chosen for filming.
A running time is 139 min.; the movie has English subtitles.
A mini-concert of exciting Russian cellist Ian Maxin will precede the screening.
Two most popular festival films will be shown at the additional award screenings: MARIE CURIE. THE KNOWLEDGE OF COURAGE directed by Marie Noelle on Sunday, 11/20 at 5:45 PM. and Jan P. Matuszynski’s THE LAST FAMILY on Tuesday, 11/22 at 7:30 PM.
All above screening will take place in Muvico 18 (9701 Bryn Mawr Ave. by I-90). The theatre has a free parking with a ticket validation.
More information on the website www.pffamerica.com or please call 773-486-9612.