This film remembers the first woman sound engineer in Polish cinema, Halina Paszkowska. As a teenage girl she escaped from ghetto in Warsaw, and in 1944 she participated in the Warsaw Uprising. After the war she became a sound engineer. Her credits include the films of the directors of that period such as Munk, Polanski, Ford, Hoffman, Karabasz, and Lozinski.
Born in 1946 in Walbrzych. Director, cinematographer, screenwriter, film editor. He graduated from the Cinematography Department of the National Film School in Łódź in 1973 where he now lectures as a professor in the Directing Department. Ph.D. of film arts. Since 1970, he’s made a great number of documentary films as director of photography. He was a cameraman at „Czołówka” Film Studio and later, for many years, he worked at the Documentary Film Studio in Warsaw. In the early 90’s he collaborated with ABC News TV in Warsaw and, later, in Moscow. An example of this period of his work is the film “Other People’s Wars” about the beginnings of the conflict in Chechnya. Currently, he is an independent producer of documentaries. Also, he is a lecturer at Political Studies Department at Warsaw University. Owner of Digit-Film, a film production company. PFFA showed his documentary series “From the Auschwitz Chronicle” (2004).
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THURSDAY, 11/09/2017 8:45 pm.
2017, 47 min, Poland
Polish with English subtitles