November 3 - 10, 2011

AFI FEST presented by Audi



Grand Jury Prize: FROZEN STORIES by Grzegorz Jaroszuk

Poland's submission to the 2011 Oscars® in Foreign Language Film Category

ALL THAT I LOVE (Wszystko co kocham) by Jacek Borcuch

 Film Review in  Daily Variety

T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T BY Grzegorz Jarzyna
Freud Playhouse

UCLA LIVE! presents on Nov. 18 and 19th at 8pm.


TR Warszawa presents the play T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T. by Grzegorz Jarzyna

Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieslak, Danuta Stenka, Katarzyna Warnke, Jan Dravnel, Jan Englert, Rafal Mackowiak, Sebastian Pawlak.

Freud Playhouse
245 Charles E. Young Drive East, UCLA Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Here is the preview on YouTube

October 30 - November 7, 2009

SWEET RUSH (Tatarak) by Andrzej Wajda

Tatarak at AFI FEST's website.

Q & A with Pawel Szajda 

Saturday, October 31, 2009,  1:00PM

Grauman’s Chinese Theatre 
6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood , Ca. 90028 Free admission!

Sponsored by POLAM

Opening Night Gala
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Opening Night Gala
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, Ca. 90028

6:00 PM | Reception
8:00 PM | Opening of the Festival

Appearance of Mietek Szczesniak & Wendy Waldman with Refugees, Kenny Edwards, Scott Babcock, Phil Parlapiano and H. B. Barnum Life Choir

Presentation of AMICUS POLONIAE

Presentation of POLA NEGRI AWARD to Scott Wilson

Presentation of Hollywood Eagle Awards

Official opening of the festival by Marla Maples

PERFECT GUY FOR MY GIRL (Idealny facet dla mojej dziewczyny) directed by Tomasz Konecki Starring: Marcin Dorocinski, Magdalena Boczarska, Izabela Kuna, Danuta Stenka, Krzysztof Globisz, and Daniel Olbrychski

Film Festival 2009 trailer

Poland's submission to the 2009 Oscars in Foreign Language Film Category

TRICKS (Sztuczki) by Andrzej Jakimowski

Six decades of animation from Poland

REDCAT International Children's Film Festival
Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 1:30PM
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 12:00PM

631 West 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Polish American Film Society presents HANIA

Laemmle's Music Hall Theatre
9036 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, 90211

December 12 - 18, 2008

Friday: 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm
Saturday: 2pm, 4:30pm: 7pm (sold out), 10pm (sold out)
Sunday: 2pm. 4:30pm, 7pm (Q & A with Janusz Kaminski), 10pm
Monday - Thursday: 5pm, 7:30pm

OSCAR Nomination 2008
KATYN nominated for Best Foreign Language Film

KATYN by Andrzej Wajda has been nominated for an Oscar in the category of Best Foreign Language Film
Poland wins FIRST international EMMY® AWARD ever

Live-action fairytale THE MAGIC TREE (Magiczne drzewo) by Andrzej Maleszka produced by Polish Television TVP
2ND Annual LA Polish Poster Festival
April 22 - June 30, 2008

Weidman Gallery

7772 Santa Monica Blvd.

West Hollywood, Ca. 90046
20th Tokyo International Film Festival

Best Actor Award for Damian Ul for his role in "TRICKS" (Sztuczki) by Andrzej Jakimowski
February 17 to May 27, 2007

Many different locations throughout the city.
Polish submission to the 2007 Oscars in Foreign Language Film Category

RETRIEVAL (Z odzysku) by Slawomir Fabicki
November 1-12, 2006

THE TRAVELING CINEMA ( Kino objazdowe) by Marcin Sauter

Wed. Nov 8, 7:30pm, Arclight 11
Thu. Nov 9, 1:45pm, Arclight 11

MELODRAMA (Melodramat) by Filip Marczewski

Tue. Nov 7, 7:15pm, Arclight 13
Wed. Nov 8, 4:30pm, Arclight 13
Barbara Kraffttowna's 60th Stage Work Anniversary
the Music Theater in Gdynia, October 24, 2006

"BLUE Devil" by Remigiusz Grzela
Director: Jozef Opalski, Barbara Krafftowna
Cast: Barbara Krafftowna
7th Annual Polish Film Festival Los Angeles

April 27, 2006 6:30 PM
Opening Night Gala
Directors Guild of America
7920 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, Ca. 90046

April 28 – May 4, 2006
Polish Cinema (24 features, 8 documentaries, 6 shorts)
Laemmle’s Sunset 5 Theatre

May 5 - 6 / 12 - 13, 2006
Krzysztof Kieslowski's Retrospective
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Bing Theatre
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, Ca. 90036

May 14/21/28, 2006
Krzysztof Kieslowski's Documentaries
Los Angeles Filmforum
The Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, Ca. 90028
by Giacomo Battiato

Hallmark Channel
Monday, August 15, 2005, 8:00 PM ET & 10:00 PM ET
Sunday, August 21, 2005, 9:00 AM ET & 11:00 AM ET

The true story of Karol Wojtyla, cover his life from his youth in Poland
during Nazi occupation, than communist Poland, to his assumption of the
papacy in 1978 as the FIRST non-Italian Pope since Hadrian VI, nearly five
centuries earlier.

Piotr Adamczyk (CHOPIN. DESIRE FOR LOVE) plays the late
John Paul II.

presented by The Polish Film Institute & The Polish Audiovisual Publishers in collaboration with Polish Film Festival Los Angeles 

an evening of film music by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek

Friday, January 20,2006, 8:00 PM
Royce Hall, UCLA
Royce Drive, Ca. 90095

Music composed by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek

Roman Polanski, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Agnieszka Holland, Jerzy Skolimowski, Andrzej Wajda, and to bring emerging artists to the attention of Hollywood's filmmaking community.

The USC Thornton Symphony and The Hollywood Film Chorale and
Michal Nesterowicz - conductor


  • Leszek Mozdzer, piano
  • Sussan Deyhim, vocalist
  • Agnieszka Tomaszewska, soprano
  • Marta Maslanka, dulcimer

Tickets: $30.00, $15.00 - all students with ID
UCLA Central Ticket Office at (310) 825-2101

48th Grammy Awards Nominees

Best Choral Performance
(Award to the Choral Conductor, and to THE ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR if an Orchestra is on the recording, and to the Choral Director or Chorus Master if applicable.)

Krzysztof Penderecki: A Polish REQUIEM
Antoni Wit, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, chorus master (Izabela Klosinska, RYSZARD Minkiewicz, Piotr Nowacki & Jadwiga Rappé; WARSAW National Philharmonic Choir; WARSAW National Philharmonic Orchestra)
Polish Contenders to Golden Globe 2005

THE COLLECTOR (Komornik) by Feliks Falk
I AM (Jestem) by Dorota Kedzierzawska
48th Grammy Awards Nominees
Instrumental Soloist Performance

Szymanowski: Piano Sonata No. 3, "Métopes," "Masques," Piotr Anderszewski
World Cinema on Polish Poster
Hollywood Entertainment Museum

7021 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood (West of Grauman's Chinese Theatre)

December 8, 2005 - March 12, 2006

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Polish submission to the 2006 Oscars in Foreign Language Film Category

THE COLLECTOR (Komornik) by Feliks Falk
40th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
The festival's grand prix, the Crystal Globe for

MY NIKIFOR (Mój Nikifor) by Krzysztof Krause
The award for Best Director - Krzysztof Krause
The award for Best Actress - Krystyna Feldman, for her role as Nikifor

Jan A.P. Kaczmarek won an OSCAR for original music score for Finding Neverland, by Marc Forster
The 77th Annual Academy Awards
Polish Nominees:

Music (score)
Jan A.P. Kaczmarek

Documentary Short Subject
Hanna Polak and Andrzej Celinski
The 6th Annual Polish Film Festival
Opening Night Gala

Thursday, April 21, 2005, 6:30 PM
DGA, 7920 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, Ca. 90046
Jan A.P. Kaczmarek scores Finding Neverland

Jan A.P. Kaczmarek has received a Golden Globe nomination for his score to Finding Neverland. His score also received the Outstanding Film Music Composition Award by the National Board of Review and a Golden Satellite nomination for Best Score.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has nominated Jan A. P. Kaczmarek for the Anthony Asquith Award 2005 for his achievenment in film music.


Two terrific reviews on Jan's music to Finding Neverland can be found at and

UCLA Department of Theater presents

Caught between two World Wars, Polish dramatist Stanislaw Witkiewicz explores the crisis of the individual and the threat of uniformity

By Stanislaw Witkiewicz
Directed by Michael Hackett


UCLA's Little Theater, Macgowan Hall
February 25, March 3,5,11 at 8:00 pm
February 26, March 12 at 2:00 pm

$17, $15 seniors/faculty/staff/alumni,
$7 students,
group rates available
For tickets: 310-825-2101 or

by Witold Gombrowicz

presented by Provisorium and Kompania Theatre from Lublin

The ODYSSEY Theatre
2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd.,
West Los Angeles, (310-477-2055)

Friday, Oct. 29, 8:00 p.m., Gala Opening
Saturday, Oct. 30, 5:00 & 8:00 PM
Sunday, Oct. 31, 3:00 PM
Monday - Wednesday, Nov. 1-3, 8:00 PM

SYMMETRY (Symetria) by Konrad Niewolski

Arclight Hollywood
6360 Sunset Blvd.

Friday, November 5, 2004, 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 6, 2004, 2:30 PM

(in person: Konrad Niewolski & Arek Detmer)

Tickets go on sale Friday, October 15, 2004

WARSAW Philharmonic Orchestra
November 8 - 11, 2004

California: Irvine, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara.
Meditations on Virginity

Based on a short story by Witold Gombrowicz

Barbara Krafftowna
September 14-18, 2004, 7:30 pm
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Sunday, August 1, 2004, 8pm
I Palpiti Orchesrtal Ensemble on International Laureates
Eduard Schmider - conductor
Stanislaw Drzewiecki - piano

Jury of the 5th Polish Film Festival Los Angeles (Shari Belafonte - actress, Caro Jones - casting director, Janusz Kaminski - cinematographer & director, John Savage - actor, Leelee Sobieski - actress) after viewing submitted films on video, announced THE WINNER.

The Hollywood Eagle Award was awarded to TOMORROW'S WEATHER by Jerzy Stuhr. Maciej Stuhr will accept the Award on the behalf of the director on the 22nd of April at the Opening Gala of the festival at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in North Hollywood. TOMORROW'S WEATHER will be screened at the Festival on April 27 at 9:00 pm.
2003 Oscars

THE PIANIST by Roman Polanski,
a story about Wladyslaw Szpilman

Roman Polanski - Best Director
Adrien Brody - Best Actor
Ronald Harwood - Best Adapted Screenplay
The 19th Annual
Polish Film Festival
October 17-25, 2018
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