Ambassador of Peace is a documentary about the life and work of General Edward Rowny who served in the US Army and then in the Department of State. He was an advisor to five US presidents and was appointed the US representative to the Strategic Arms Limitation talks, a position he held under three presidents: Nixon, Ford, and Carter. Using interviews with colleagues, friends, and family members, the film follows his career from its beginning to the upper echelons of the US Army and in the Department of State.
Born in 1947 in Warsaw. Director, producer, screenwriter. A graduate of University of Łódź – Cultural Studies. In 1971 –1989: various positions at the Polish Jazz Society, from Artist Manager to Vice Chairman of the General Board. Since 1990 , owner/CEO of Artistic Agency PARTUS and an independent producer of TV programmes and films, spectacular gala shows, film music and CD records. Recipient of the TV Polonia Crystal Globe’07 and a Golden Leaf Retro at Warsaw Retro Song Festival for his documentary “Henryk Wars a Songster of Warsaw” and a Gold Remi Award at the Houston International Film Festival, 2010, for documentary “Michal Urbaniak a New Yorker by Choice”.
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SATURDAY, 11/11/2017 8:45 pm.
2016, 46 min, Poland
Polish with English subtitles
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