This Wednesday marks the commencement of
the 7th Annual New York Polish Film Festival taking
place from May 4th - May 8th at the Anthology Film
Archives in the East Village. Our opening ceremony
introduction, beginning at 6:30pm on the 4th, will be
led by Professor Annette Insdorf, Director of
Undergraduate Film Studies at Columbia University and
author of Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of
The festival opens with a selection of documentaries by
Krzysztof Kieslowski (the legendary director of Three
Colors: Blue, White, Red), followed by the New York
premiere of Rite of Passage (Mała matura 47). Janusz
Majewski has directed a semi-autobiographical meditation
on navigating adolescence in the aftermath of World War
II between the residue of German occupation and the
oncoming brutality of Soviet oppression.
The Festival will continue through the weekend. For a
complete schedule of films and scheduled appearances of
visiting talent please visit our website
Tickets for all screenings can be bought at www.bilety.com or
starting one hour before screening time at Anthology
Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue, NY, NY. Prices are $15
per ticket for adults and $9 per ticket for students and
seniors. Tickets for opening and closing night events
and films are $20.
Come celebrate Polish cinema with us!
spread the word!
See you then - " Do zobaczenia" !
Hanna Kosinska Hartowicz