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Program
7:30 p.m.

(All films with English subtitles.)

OPENING NIGHT GALA

(by invitations only)

 Wednesday , October 12, 2016

Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028

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

8:00 PM OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL– Zbigniew Banas (MC)
HB Barnum LIFE Choir - Polish & American National Anthems
Vocal Group MONK
WESSEX CONSORT

Presentation of Awards: 

THE ARTIST OF POLISH HERITAGE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - LORETTA SWIT 
The PIOTR LAZARKIEWICZ AWARD for young talent 
ADAM BRATCHER MUSIC DEBUT AWARD  
  
BRIDGING THE BORDERS AWARD FOR A SHORT FILM
CINEMA WITHOUT BORDERS SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR A SHORT FILM
THE HOLLYWOOD EAGLE ANIMATION AWARD 
 
THE HOLLYWOOD EAGLE DOCUMENTARY AWARD
THE HOLLYWOOD EAGLE AWARD

Screening of THE ECCENTRICS. THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET
(Excentrycy, czyli po slonecznej stronie ulicy) by Janusz Majewski

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: Parking lot is located at 11144 Weddington St. (one block North of the theatre) on the south side of the street. - Cost is $2.00 for 3.5 hours with a theatre validation and $1.25 each 15 minutes thereafter.

 All films with English subtitles.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 
(in person: Daria Woszek,  Monika Majorek, Filip Hillesland, Tomasz Slesicki, Anna Pietrzak, Mitja Okorn)
7:00 p.m

Short 1
THE DOGCATCHER (Hycel) by Daria Woszek (2015, 32 min.)
 INKA by Monika Majorek (2015, 14 min.)
FIRST (Pierwsze) by Monika Majorek (2015, 20 min.)
TOAST by Filip Hillesland (2015, 20 min. 43 sec.)
DEBUT - LOVE (Debiut - milosc) by Sylwia Rosak (2015, 4 min.)

9:00 p.m.

 PLANET SINGLE (Planeta Singli) by Mitja Okorn (2016, 129 min.)


Friday, October 14, 2016
(in person: Joshua Crone, Marcin Bortkiewicz)
7:00 p.m.  Doc. 1
END OF THE WORLD (Koniec swiata) by Monika Pawluczuk (2015, 38 min.)
THE EXAM  (Egzamin Dojrzazosci) by Filip Gieldon (2015, 45 min.)
MY PLACE (Moje miejcse) by Malgorzata Dobrowolska (2015, 12 min.)
9:00 p.m.

WILCZUR by Mateusz Kudla (2015, 13 min.)
THE GOODS (Towar) by Joshua Crone (2016, 8 min.)
 WALPURGIS NIGHT (Noc Walpurgi) by Marcin Bortkiewicz (2015, 74 min.)


   
Saturday, October 15, 2016
(in person:  Andrzej Warzocha, Damian Kocur, Joanna Krawczyk)
1:00 p.m.  Doc. + short 1
TALK TO ME  (Mow do mnie) by Marta Prus (2015, 44 min.)
ONE LAST TIME (Raz jeszcze) by Nichol Pederson  (2015, 29 min.)
I'VE GOT YOU (Mam cie) by Sebastian Drozak (2016, 15 min.)
A WORRIED MAN (Strapiony mezczyzna) by Maciej Buchwald (2016, 12 min.)
3:00 p.m.  doc. + short 2
WHAT I WANT (To, czego chce) by Damian Kocur (2015, 30 min.)
GRIEF by Joanna Krawczyk (2016, 13 min.)
CONVERSATION WITH KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI by Andreas Voigt  (1995, 41 min. 20 sec.)
5:00 p.m.  SECRET SHARER by Peter Fudakowski (2014, 103 min.)
7:00 p.m.  THE RED SPIDER (Czerwony pajak) by Marcin Koszalka (2015, 90 min.)
9:00 p.m.  KARBALA by Krzysztof Lukaszewicz (2015, 115 min.)
Sunday, October 16, 2016
(in person:   Alicja Jasina, Paul Kowalski, Alicja Bachleda-Curus, Janek Ambros,  Jerzy Zielinski, Jan Jakub Kolski)
1:00 p.m.  Animations
BLACK.(Czern) by Tomasz Popakul (Japanes)(2014, 14 min. 10 sec.) 
CREATURES (Kreatury) by Tessa Moult-Milewska (2015, 10 min.)
A DOCUMENTARY FILM (Dokumnet) by Marcin Podolec (2015, 7 min.)
A GOOD DAY (Dobry dzien) by Filip Grudziel (2015, 6 min. 15 sec.)
INFOKIND by Jonasz Wiewior (2015, 8 min.)
LOCUS by Anita Kwiatkowska-Naqvi (2016, 10 min.)
MIRRORS (Lustra) by Zofia Lubinska & Mai Bui Ngoc (2016, 2 min. 47 sec.)
ONCE UPON A LINE by Alicja Jasina   (2016, 7 min.)
RIVERS (Rzeki) by Daria Kopiec (2014, 2 min. 28  sec.)
SAVE THE BEES by Marta Topolska (2016, 2 min. 17 sec.)
STAY (Pozostac) by Stanislaw Bialoskorski (2016, 1 min.)
3:00 p.m.  WOMEN COLLECTION (Kolekcja sukienek) by Marzena Wiecek ( 2016, 84 min.)
5:00 p.m.  BREATHE by Paul Kowalski (2016, 22 min. 13 sec.)
BREXIT by JANEK Ambros (2016, 4 min.)
 NO MATTER HOW HARD WE TRIED (Miedzy nami dobrze jest) by Grzegorz Jarzyna (2014, 70 min.)
7:00 p.m.  KING OF LIFE (Krol zycia) by Jerzy Zielinski (2015, 100 min.)
9:00 p.m.  FOREST, 4AM (Las, 4 rano) by Jan Jakub Kolski (2016, 94 min.)

Monday, October 17, 2016
(in person: Marta Nieradkiewicz)

7:00 p.m.  KAMPER by Lukasz Grzegorzek (2016, 89 min.)
9:00 p.m.  UNITED STATES OF LOVE (Zjednoczone Stany Milosci)  by Tomasz Wasilewski (2016, 104 min.)

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
(in person: Wojciech Fry-Lewis, Agnieszka Zulewska)

7:00 p.m.  Short 2
TENDERNESS (Czulosc) by Emilia Zielonka (2015, 25 min.)
THIS LOOKS LIKE TOMORROW by Wojciech Fry-Lewis (2015, 9 min. 10 sec.)
LA ETIUDA by Martin Rath (2015, 7 min.)
LILA by Dominika Lapka(2015, 24 min.)
ASSHOLE (Dupek) by Krzysztof Komander (2015, 19 min.)
9:00 p.m.  CHEMO (Chemia) by Bartosz Prokopowicz (2015, 104 min.)
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
(in person:  Karolina Mikolajczak, Marek Tomasz Pawlowski, Malgorzata Walczak)
7:00 p.m.  Doc. + short 3
POST MORTEM by Jakub Wojcik (2014, 7 min.)
THE STRADIVARI by Karolina Mikolajczak (2016, 9 min. 33 sec.)
THE TOUCH OF AN ANGEL (Dotkniecie aniola) by Marek Tomasz Pawlowski (2015, 59 min.)
9:00 p.m.  GAME ON (Wszystkogra) by Agnieszka Glinska (2016, 91 min.)
   
Thuersday, October 20, 2016
(in person: )
7:00 p.m.  GEISHA (Gejsza) by Radoslaw Markiewicz (2016, 90 min.)
9:00 p.m.  THOSE DAUGHTERS OF MINE ( Moje corki krowy) by Kinga Debska (2015, 88 min.)


Laemmle's Monica Film Center

1332 2ND Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310/394-9744)

   Parking:City Parking Structure #4, directly across the street from the theatre.    
  - First 90 minutes free; $1.00 for the next hour; $1.50 each additional 30 minutes; $14 maximum daily 

Buy tickets on-line: 
http://www.laemmle.com/theaters/3

All films with English subtitles. 

Thuersday, October 13, 2016
(in person:  Milosz Sakowski, David Henry Gerson, Beata Pozniak,  Marcin Bortkiewicz)
7:00 p.m. Short 3
ANTEK by Sylwia Galon(2015, 20 min. 14 sec.)
GREAT NEWS (Swietne wiesci) by Kuba Gryzewski (2016, 18 min.)
EVIL DEEDS (Zle uczynki) by Piotr Domalewski (2016, 24 min.)
GRANDMA'S DAY (Dzien babci) by Milosz Sakowski (2015, 30 min.)
9:00 p.m.  ALL THESE VOICES by David Henry Gerson (2015, 15 min.)
WALPURGIS NIGHT (Noc Walpurgi) by Marcin Bortkiewicz (2015, 74 min.)
 
Friday, October 14, 2016
(in person:  Jan Jakub Kolski, Jerzy Zalewski)


7:00 p.m.  FOREST, 4AM (Las, 4 rano) by Jan Jakub Kolski (2016, 94 min.)
9:00 p.m. THE STORY OF SWARM (ROJ) OR YOU HEAR BETTER UNDERGROUND (Historia Roja czyli w ziemi lepiej slychac) by Jerzy Zalewski (2016, 135 min)

Saturday, October 15, 2016

(in person: Bartlomiej Gliniak,  Piotr J. Lewandowski, Carsten Strauch)

1:00 P.m. Doc. + short 4
BATHED (Skapani) (2015, 6 min. 38 sec.)
HOME (Dom) by Filip Jacobson (2016, 27 min.)
LUNA by Filip Gieldon (35 min.)
HANGOVER (Kac) by Maciej Buchwald (21015, 17 min.)
3:00 p.m. THE HIGH FRONTIER (Na granicy) by  Wojciech Kasperski (2016, 98 min.)
5:00 p.m. JONATHAN by Piotr J. Lewandowski (2016, 99 min.)
7:00 p.m. GAME ON (Wszystkogra) by Agnieszka Glinska (2016, 91 min.)  
9:00 p.m. THE HERE AFTER (Intruz) by Magnus von Horn (2015, 102 min.)

Sunday, October 16, 2016
(in person:  Elzbieta Sikora, Adi Spektor, Mitja Okorn )

1:00 p.m. Doc 2
MADAME CURIE. - OPERA  BY  MAREK WEISS (2013, 95 MIN.)
3:00 p.m.  A MIRACLE OF HANUKKAH by Adi Spektor (2015, 7 min.)
 WELCOME HOMO by Piotr Matwiejczyk (2016, 87 min.)
5:00 p.m.  MERRY-GO-ROUND (Karuzela) by Robert Wichrowski (2014, 92 min.)
7:00 p.m.  THE DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE (Podwojne zycie Veroniki) (1991, 98 min.)
9:00 p.m.  PLANET SINGLE (Planeta Singli) by Mitja Okorn (2016, 129 min.)
Monday, October 17, 2016
(in person:  Kinga Debska, Zbigniew Domagalski)
7:00 p.m. Doc. 3
BROTHERS (Bracia) by Wojciech Staron (2015, 68 min.)
MADAGASCAR. OUR DISAPPEARING WORLD (Madagaskar. Mapa ginacego swiata) by Marta Kadziela (2016, 25 min. 17 sec.)
9:00 p.m.  THOSE DAUGHTERS OF MINE ( Moje corki krowy) by Kinga Debska (2015, 88 min.) 


Tuesday, October 18, 2016
(in person:  Jerzy Zielinski, Marta Nieradkiewicz)
7:00 p.m. KING OF LIFE (Krol zycia) by Jerzy Zielinski (2015, 100 min.) 
9:00 p.m.  UNITED STATES OF LOVE (Zjednoczone Stany Milosci)  by Tomasz Wasilewski (2016, 104 min.)


Wednesday, October 19, 2016
(in person: Marta Nieradkiewicz, Dawid Ogrodnik)

 
7:00 p.m.  KAMPER by Lukasz Grzegorzek (2016, 89 min.)
9:oo p.m.  11 MINUTES (11 minut) by Jerzy Skolimowski  (2015, 82 min.) 
Thursday, October 20, 2016
(in person:  Agnieszka Zulewska)

 
7:00 p.m.  CHEMO (Chemia) by Bartosz Prokopowicz (2015, 104 min.) 
9:oo p.m.  STRANGE HEAVEN (Obce niebo) by Dariusz Gajewski (2015, 104 min.)

Laemmle's Music Hall

9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (310-478-3836)

Sunday, October 16, 2016
(in person: Cellin Gluck )
11:00 am   PERSONA NON GRATA. (Sugihara Chiune) by Cellin Gluck
   

Tickets at Noho 7,  Monica and Musci Hall: $11.00, Seniors: $8.00, Matinee: $8.00 

Free admission  to screenings of Docunmentary, 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
Monica Film Center: http://www.laemmle.com/theaters/3

 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
CSUN Cinematheque 

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8317

Free admission. 



Friday, October 14, 2016
(in person: Janusz Zaorski)
 
7:30 p.m.

GENERATIONS (Pokolenia) by Janusz Zaorski (2016, 100 min.)  


 


UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

USC Leavey Library, 651 W. 35th St.
Free admission. 

Thursday, October 13, 2015
(in person: Slawomir Idziak)
 
5:00 p.m.

THE DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE (Podwojne zycie Veroniki) (1991, 98 min.)  


USC School of Cinematic Arts
Free admission. 

Friday, October 14, 2016
(in person: Janusz Zaorski)
 

 

2:00 p.m. GENERATIONS (Pokolenia) by Janusz Zaorski  (2016, 100 min.)

 

Polish Film Festival Los Angeles in Orange County       Regency South Coast Village Theatre 
1561 W Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana Ca 92704 

Friday, October 14, 2016
7:00 p.m.

 MERRY-GO-ROUND (Karuzela) by Robert Wichrowski (2014, 92 min.)

9:00 p.m. KARBALA by Krzysztof Lukaszewicz (2015, 115 min.)

Saturday, October 15, 2016
(in person: Jerzy Zalewski, Andrzej Warzocha)

2:00 p.m. GEISHA (Gejsza) by Radoslaw Markiewicz (2016, 90 min.)
4:00 p.m. THE STORY OF SWARM (ROJ) OR YOU HEAR BETTER UNDERGROUND   (Historia Roja czyli w ziemi lepiej slychac) by Jerzy Zalewski (2016, 135 min)
7:00 p.m. STRANGE HEAVEN (Obce niebo) by Dariusz Gajewski (2015, 104 min.)
9:00 p.m. THOSE DAUGHTERS OF MINE ( Moje corki krowy) by Kinga Debska (2015, 88 min.)
ONE LAST TIME (Raz jeszcze) by Nichol Pederson  (2015, 29 min.)
   

Sunday, October 16, 2016
(in person:  Marek Tomasz Pawlowski, Malgorzata Walczak,  Damian Kocur, Tomasz Slesicki,   Marcin Bortkiewicz,  Jerzy Zalewski )

2:00 p.m.

Doc.
THE INTRODUCTION OF CHRISTIANITY A.D. 965 (Zaprowadzenie chrzescijanstwa R.P. 965)  by Marek Brodzki  (2016, 16 min. 30 sec.)
THE SHUYSKY TSARS AT THE WARSAW SEYM (Carowie Szujscy na sejmie warszawskim) by Marek Brodzki (2016, 12 min. 30 sec.)
THE TOUCH OF AN ANGEL (Dotkniecie aniola) by Marek Tomasz Pawlowski (2015, 59 min.)

4:00 p.m. Shorts
EVIL DEEDS (Zle uczynki) by Piotr Domalewski (2016, 24 min.)
FIRST (Pierwsze) by Monika Majorek (2015, 20 min.)
WHAT I WANT (To, czego chc?) by Damian Kocur (2015, 30 min.)
GRANDMA'S DAY (Dzie? babci) by Milosz Sakowski (2015, 30 min.)
6:00 p.m.  WILCZUR by Mateusz Kudla (2015, 13 min.)
WALPURGIS NIGHT (Noc Walpurgi) by Marcin Bortkiewicz (2015, 74 min.)
8:00 p.m.  THE STORY OF SWARM (ROJ) OR YOU HEAR BETTER UNDERGROUND   (Historia Roja czyli w ziemi lepiej slychac) by Jerzy Zalewski (2016, 135 min)
   

  Tickets: $15.00; $11.00 - Members of PAPA CLUB, PNA, POLAM FCU, PAC and students with valid High School and College ID. Shorts and documentaries free.

Buy tickets on-line: www.PaPaClub.net

The 17th Annual
Polish Film Festival
October 12-20, 2016
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