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SYNOPSIS

Following the events of March 1968, communist authorities in Poland banned the publication of works by eminent philosopher and historian of ideas, Leszek Kolakowski and had him dismissed from his position at Warsaw University.   He was quickly hired by Oxford University.  After 37 years he returned to Warsaw to attend the anniversary celebration of the granting of his doctorate and to visit with old friends and old places.

 

MARIA ZMARZ-KOCZANOWICZ
Born in Cieplice Śląskie in 1954.  Director and screenwriter.  Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław (Painting Department 1978) and from the University of Silesia in Katowice (1982).  She has made many documentary films and TV dramas.  In 2003 she received a Polish-German Journalism Award in the category of television. In 2008, she completed PhD degree in Film. In 2013, for outstanding achievements in the study, documenting and remembering the history of March ‘68 she was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland. Her internationally acclaimed documentary films have been frequently awarded worldwide.

SCREENINGS

GALLERY THEATRE
(1112 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL)

TUESDAY, 11/14/2017  7:30 pm.

2005, 58 min, Poland
Polish with English subtitles

Direction/Reżyseria
MARIA ZMARZ-KOCZANOWICZ

Script/Scenariusz
ANDRZEJ FRANASZEK

Cinematography/Zdjęcia
RAFAŁ PARADOWSKI

Editing/Montaż
GRAŻYNA GRADOŃ

Sound/Dźwięk
ROBERT BRUDZIŃSKI

Produced by/Produkcja
LARGO STUDIO

Producer/Producent
AGNIESZKA TRACZEWSKA  

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