The 31st edition of Polish Film Festival in America (PFFA), the world’s most extensive showcase of Polish film and the largest annual Polish cultural event outside of Poland, will take place from Saturday, November 9 to Sunday, November 24, 2019 in three major cinematic venues in the Chicagoland.
The Official VIP Opening Night Gala Screening is scheduled for Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00 P.M. in one of the most elegant cinema multiplexes in the country, AMC Village Crossing 18 (7000 N. Carpenter Rd. by Central Ave., Skokie). Parking is free. Viewers receive precious gifts in VIP bags, courtesy of the PFFA sponsors.
The Opening Night Gala Reception with stars of Polish film in attendance will proceed the screening from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. at the Society for Arts (1112 Milwaukee Ave., Chicago). Free parking is limited. Outstanding local musicians will appear during the event.
The general Opening Gala will take place on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM. in AMC Village Crossing 18.
The VIP Closing Night Gala and Award Ceremony will be held in AMC Rosemont on Sunday, November 24th at 3:00 P.M. For all special screenings and receptions separate invitations are required.
Throughout the Festival, audience members will vote for the most interesting feature and documentary film. The winners will receive the “Golden Teeth” Award.
Single admission to movie screenings (except Opening, Closing and Special Screenings) is $18.00 for feature, and $12.00 for documentary programs. We recommend the purchase of Festival Passes at the reduced rate, our audience’s favorite buy in recent years. The Pass admits one person to any seven screenings and costs $87.50. The Opening, Closing Nights and Special Screenings are excluded from the pass. The Opening Night guests and pass buyers will receive a complimentary copy of the Festival’s program book.