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Program

 

OPENING NIGHT GALA
(by invitations only)

 Tuesday , October 8, 2013

Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, Ca. 90028

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6:00 PM RECEPTION (Catering by Turek; bar by Krol Vodka)


8:00 PM OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL– Zbigniew Banas (MC)
HB Barnum LIFE Choir - Polish & American National Anthems
Performance by Mietek Szczesniak & Wendy Waldman

Presentation of Awards: 


The PIOTR LAZARKIEWICZ AWARD for young talent -
POLA NEGRI AWARD - 
BRIDGING THE BORDERS AWARD for a short film - 
The HOLLYWOOD EAGLE ANIMATION AWARD - 
The HOLLYWOOD EAGLE DOCUMENTARY AWARD - 
The HOLLYWOOD EAGLE AWARD - 

Screening of MY FATHER'S BIKE (Moj rower) by Piotr Trzaskalski

Laemmle's NoHo 7 Theatre,

 5240 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, 91601 (310-478-3836)

Buy tickets on-line: 
http://www.laemmle.com/theaters/23

(Parking Info. :Structure is located at 11144 Weddington St. next to the Art Institute (PLEASE NOTE: THE LOT IS ALSO LABELED AS "5250 PARKING"). With a Laemmle validation, parking is $2.00 for three and a half hours and $1.25 every 15 minutes thereafter.)

 All films with English subtitles.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 
(in person: Julia KolbergerJakub Paczek)
7:00 p.m

 Animations:

ANATEMA by  Justyna Podzorny (2 min.)
BALANCO by Anna Kozbiel (5 mni.)
THE BALLAD OF NAMELESS JO (Ballada o bezimiennym Joe) by Mateusz Heldweig (14 min.)
A FAREWELL TO THE LITTLE WARRIOR (Pozegnanie malego wojownika) by Zuzanna Szyszak (5 min.)
IN THE MOONLIGHT (W swietle ksiezyca) by Zofia Dabrowska (2 min.)
LULLABY (Kolysanka) by Piotr Dumala) (3 min.)
THE MYSTERY OF THE MALAKKA MOUNTAIN   (Tajemnica gory Mallakka) by Jakub Wronski (21 min.)
ONCE THERE WAS A KING (Byl sobie krol) by Tytus Majerski (5 min.)
VELOCITY by Karolina Glusiec (6 mni.)
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN CHILDREN DON'T EAT SOUP??  (Co sie dzieje, gdy dzieci nie chca jesc zupy) by Pawel Prewencki  (9 min.)
ZIEGENORT by Tomasz Popakul (18 min.)

9:00 p.m.

Shorts 1:
TWIST AND BLOOD by Kuba Czekaj (30 min.)
THE 128TH RAT (128. Szczur) by Jakub Paczek (30 min.)
THE EASTER CRUMBLE (Mazurek) by Julia Kolberger (31 min.)





 

Thursday, October 10, 2013 
(in person: Liliana Komorowska, Maciej Michalski )
7:00 p.m. Doc. 1
FREESTYLE LIFE (Zycie stylem dowolnym) by Adam Palenta (8 min.)
BEAUTY AND THE BREAST by Liliana Komorowska (86 min)
9:00 p.m.

 CANADIAN DRESSES (Kanadyjskie sukienki) by Maciej Michalski (127 min)


   

 

Friday, October 11, 2013
(in person: Sonia Bohosiewicz, Bartosz Gelner)
7:00 p.m. MANHUNT (Oblawa) by Marcin Krzysztalowicz  (96 min.)
9:00 p.m. FLOATING SKYSCRAPERS  (Plynace wiezowce) by Tomasz Wasilewski (93 min.)
 

 

Saturday, October 12, 2012
(in person: Sonia Bohosiewicz, Janusz Zaorski, Miroslaw Slowinski, Kajetan Plis, Migdia Chinea, Bodo Kox, Ivo Krankowski, Kuba Gryzewski )
12:30 p.m. SIBERIAN EXILE (Syberiada polska) by Janusz Zaorski (125 min.) 
3:00 p.m. Shorts & Doc. 1 
HAPPY DAYS by Tomasz Jeziorski (19 min)
PILL GIRL by Kacper Skowron (10 min. 30 sec.)
VOLCANO Wulkan) by Michal Wawrzecki (17 min.) 
THE LORD OF THE CARPATHIANS (Niedzwiedz. Wladca gor) by Krystian Matysek (51  min.)
5:00 p.m. OLD HAVANA AND THE GREAT PIMP OF SAN ISIDRO   by Migdia Chinea (9 min.) 
FLYING BLIND (Zaslepiona) by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz (88 min.)
7:00 p.m. YUMA by Piotr Mularuk (105 min) 
9:00 p.m. A MEMORY OF LAST SUMMER  by Ivo Krankowski & Kuba Gryzewski (11min.)
THE GIRL FROM THE WARDROBE (Dziewczyna z szafy) by Bodo Kox (90 min.)

 

Sunday, October 13, 2013

(in person: Andrzej Jakimowski, Ewa Jakimowska)

1:00 p.m. Shorts & Doc.2
PERSISTENC  by Sebastian Synowiec (21 min.) 
MAN AT WAR (Wirtualna wojna) by Jacek Blawut (70 min.) 
3:00 p.m.  Doc. 2
MUNDIAL. THE HIGHEST STAKES  (Mundial. Gra o wszystko) by Michal Bielawski (96 min.)
5:00 p.m. HEAVY MNETAL  by Sebastian Buttny (99 min.) 
7:00 p.m. WOMEN'S DAY (Dzien kobiet) by Maria Sadowska (90 min.)
9:00 p.m. IMAGINE by Andrzej Jakimowski (105 min.)

 

Monday, October 14, 2013

7:00 p.m. Shorts & Doc. 3 
THE BIG LEAP (Wielki skok) by Kristoffer Rus (14 min.)
THE FOURTH PARTITION: CHICAGO (Czwarty zabor: Chicago) by Adrian Prawica (76 min.)

9:00 p.m. IT’S A PERFECT NIGHT FOR A SUICIDE (Od pelni do pelni) by Tomasz Szafranski (110 min.)


 

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
(in person: Micah Stuart, Pawel Sek)
7:00 p.m. Shorts 2:
DR. JAZZ by Aleksander Pietrzak (10 min.) 
THE MOTHER (Matka) by Lukasz Ostalski (30 min.) 
DEFENSE MECHANISM (System obronny) by Dominik Matwiejczyk (32 min.) 
THE BALLERINA AND THE ROCKING HORSE by Micah Stuart (19 min.)  
   
9:00 p.m. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN CHILDREN DON'T EAT SOUP??  (Co sie dzieje, gdy dzieci nie chca jesc zupy) by Pawel Prewencki  (9 min.)
THE PHOTOGRAPH (Zdjecie) by Maciej Adamek (82 min.)



 

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
(in person: )
7:00 p.m. Shorts & Doc. 4 
THEM (One) by Marta Grabicka (16 min.)
STORM (Sztorm) by Piotr Brozek (19 min.)
SANTA ROSA by Slawomir Grunberg (55 min.)
9:00 p.m. THE SECRET OF WESTERPLATTE (Tajemnica Westerplatte) by Pawel Chochlew (120 min.)


 

Thursday, October 17, 2012
(in person: Maria Mamona, Marek Probosz, Ryszard Bugajski, Olga Bieniek )

7:00 p.m. Short & Doc. 5
DAYDREAM OF THE SLEEPWALKER  by Janusz Gilewicz (13 min.)
BLACK BOX (Czarna skrzynka) by Krzysztof Kowalski (80 min.)  
9:oo p.m. THE CLOSED CIRCUIT (Uklad zamkniety) by Ryszard Bugajski (110 min.) 

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Buy tickets on line: http://www.laemmle.com/about.php                                                                                             (Parking Info: Structure is located at 11144 Weddington St. next to the Art Institute (PLEASE NOTE: THE LOT IS ALSO LABELED AS "5250 PARKING"). With a Laemmle validation, parking is $2.00 for three and a half hours and $1.25 every 15 minutes thereafter.)

 

Laemmle Royal Theatre

11523 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310/478-3836)

 

Buy tickets on-line:
http://www.laemmle.com/theaters/1

All films with English subtitles. 

Friday, October 11, 2013
(in person: Julia Kolberger, Jakub Paczek, Bodo Kox, Ivo Krankowski, Kuba Gryzewski)
7:00 p.m. Shorts 1:

TWIST AND BLOOD by Jakub Czekaj (30 min.)
THE 128TH RAT (128. Szczur) by Jakub Paczek (30 min.)
THE EASTER CRUMBLE (Mazurek) by Julia Kolberger (31 min.)

 
9:00 p.m. A MEMORY OF LAST SUMMER by Ivo Krankowski & Kuba Gryzewski (11min.)
THE GIRL FROM THE WARDROBE (Dziewczyna z szafy) by Bodo Kox (90 min.)
 

 

Saturday, October 12, 2012
(in person: Bartosz Gelner, Andrzej Jakimowski, Ewa Jakimowska)


3:00 p.m. Animations:
ANATEMA by  Justyna Podzorny (2 min.)
BALANCO by Anna Kozbiel (5 mni.)
THE BALLAD OF NAMELESS JO (Ballada o bezimiennym Joe) by Mateusz Heldweig (14 min.)
A FAREWELL TO THE LITTLE WARRIOR (Pozegnanie malego wojownika) by Zuzanna Szyszak (5 min.)
IN THE MOONLIGHT (W swietle ksiezyca) by Zofia Dabrowska (2 min.)
LULLABY (Kolysanka) by Piotr Dumala) (3 min.)
THE MYSTERY OF THE MALAKKA MOUNTAIN   (Tajemnica gory Mallakka) by Jakub Wronski (21 min.)
ONCE THERE WAS A KING (Byl sobie krol) by Tytus Majerski (5 min.)
VELOCITY by Karolina Glusiec (6 mni.)
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN CHILDREN DON'T EAT SOUP??  (Co sie dzieje, gdy dzieci nie chca jesc zupy) by Pawel Prewencki  (9 min.)
ZIEGENORT by Tomasz Popakul (18 min.)
5:00 p.m. THE PHOTOGRAPH (Zdjecie) by Maciej Adamek (82 min.)
7:00 p.m. FLOATING SKYSCRAPERS  (Plynace wiezowce) by Tomasz Wasilewski (93 min.)
9:00 p.m. IMAGINE by Andrzej Jakimowski (105 min.)

 

Sunday, October 13, 2013

(in person: Janusz Zaorski, Miroslaw Slowinski, Maciej Michalski )

2:00 P.m. SIBERIAN EXILE (Syberiada polska) by Janusz Zaorski (125 min.)
5:00 p.m.  MUNDIAL. THE HIGHEST STAKES (Mundial. Gra o wszystko) by Michal Bielawski (96 min.)
7:00 p.m. YUMA by Piotr Mularuk (105 min) 
9:00 p.m. CANADIAN DRESSES (Kanadyjskie sukienki) by Maciej Michalski (127 min) 


 

Monday, October 14, 2013
(in person: )
7:00 p.m. THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE YEAR (Piata pora roku) by Jerzy Domaradzki (96 min.)

9:00 p.m. THE SECRET OF WESTERPLATTE (Tajemnica Westerplatte) by Pawel Chochlew (120 min.)


 

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
(in person: Kajetan Plis, Kacper Skowron,  Balbina Korzeniowska, Valentina Probosz)
7:00 p.m. Shorts & Doc. 1 
HAPPY DAYS by Tomasz Jeziorski (19 min)
PILL GIRL by Kacper Skowron (10 min. 30 sec.)
VOLCANO Wulkan) by Michal Wawrzecki (17 min.) 
THE LORD OF THE CARPATHIANS (Niedzwiedz. Wladca gor) by Krystian Matysek (51  min.)
9:00 p.m. MY NAME IS ASIA by Balbina Korzeniowska  (10 min.)
FLYING BLIND (Zaslepiona) by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz (88 min.)  


 

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
(in person: Maria Mamona, Ryszard Bugajski, Marek Probosz, Olga Bieniek)
7:00 p.m. MANHUNT (Oblawa) by Marcin Krzysztalowicz (96 min.) 
9:00 p.m. THE CLOSED CIRCUIT (Uklad zamkniety) by Ryszard Bugajski (110 min.) 


 

Thursday, October 17, 2012


 

7:00 p.m. WOMEN'S DAY (Dzien kobiet) by Maria Sadowska (90 min.)
9:oo p.m. IT’S A PERFECT NIGHT FOR A SUICIDE (Od pelni do pelni) by Tomasz Szafranski (110 min.)

Tickets at Noho 7 & Royal: $11.00, Seniors: $8.00

Free admission  to screenings of Documentary, Shorts and Animations Programs.

Free admission to all screenings for Students with valid High School and College Id.  

Weekday double feature: $18.00, Seniors: $13.00, Discount Ticket Booklets: 5 different films - $40.00, 10 different films - $75.00, 15 different films - $100.00; Group Tickets: 10 tickets for the same film - $85.00,

Pass to all screenings: $120.00 (Pass holder need to be present 15 min. before the screening time)

Buy tickets on-line: 
NoHo 7: http://www.laemmle.com/theaters/23
Royal: http://www.laemmle.com/theaters/1

 

 

For  Passes, Ticket Booklets and Group Tickets call: 818/982-8827 or write to info@polishfilmla.org

 

 

 California State University, Northridge

 The Armer Theater, Manzanita Hall

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8317

Free admission. 

CSUN Cinematheque 

Friday, October 11, 2013

(in person:)

7:00 P.M.

 WHY COMPETITIONS (Dlaczego konkurs) by Christine Jezior (78 min.)

Q&A and post-screening discussion - CSUN panel: Maria Elena de las Carreras, Edward Francis, Pei-Shan Lee
moderator - Tim Halloran




Polish Film Festival Los Angeles at the Village

The Village at Sherman Oaks
(Senior Living Community)

Albers Theatre
5450 Vesper Ave., Sherman Oaks, CA 91411 

Free admission with RSVP to info@polishfilmla.org (limited seating). Parking on the street

Sunday, October 13  , 2013
11:30 p.m. THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE YEAR (Piata pora roku) by Jerzy Domaradzki (96 min.)


 

 





                                             Rainmaker Hall, Amity Foundation

3750 South Grand Ave 
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Free admission. Non-metered street parking available  

Monday, October 14, 2013

4:00 PM

 I LOVE A HOOLIGAN (Milosc bez ustawki) by Kamil Krol (76 min.)



 

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Polish Film Festival
October 7-16, 2014
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