LA Polish Film Festival Opens In April

Contemporary Polish cinema will be showcased late next month in Los Angeles at the Annual Polish Film Festival . Presented by the Polish American Film Society, the festival, in its 9th year, will include a wide range of Polish film, including documentaries, animated and live action shorts, as well as a strong slate of feature films.

On April 24th an opening night gala at the Directors Guild of America Theater will kick things off, and will include an awards ceremony and a screening of Tomasz Konecki’s “Lejdis”. The festival will conclude on May 4th.

Created to bring the works of talented Polish filmmakers and actors to a Hollywood audience, this year’s festival includes a number of guests from Poland. Among them are the actress Agnieska Grochowska and director Dorota Kedzierzawska. The festivals committee also includes a well-known list of Polish talent, including Agnieszka Holland (“Europa Europa”) and Janusz Kaminski. Ed Harris was also added to this year’s committee.

The lineup of the 9th Annual Polish Film Festival includes:
“Death of a President” by Jerzy Kawalerowicz
“All Will Be Well” by Tomasz Wiszniewski
“Extras” and Tomorrow We’re Going to the Movies by Michal Kwiecinski
“God’s Little Garden” by Jacek Bromski
“Hope” by Stanislaw Mucha
“Immensity of Justice” by Wieslaw Saniewski
“Jasminum” by Jan Jakub Kolski
“Katyn” by Andrzej Wajda
“Preserve” by Lukasz Palkowski
“Savior’s Square by Krzysztof & Joanna Krauze
“Testosterone” by Tomasz Konecki & Andrzej Saramanowicz
”Time to Die” by Dorota Kedzierzawska
“Twists of Fate” by Jerzy Stuhr.


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