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Program

 (All films with English subtitles.) 

OPENING NIGHT GALA

(by invitations only)

 Tuesday , October 13, 2015

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
 

Presentation of Awards: 

POLA NEGRI AWARD - ANDY GARCIA
The PIOTR LAZARKIEWICZ AWARD for young talent - ANNA PROCHNIAK, ADAM BOBIK
ADAM BRATCHER MUSIC DEBUT AWARD: ALEKSANDER GRUZBRIDGING THE BORDERS AWARD FOR A SHORT FILM: THE SHADOW FOREST (Las cieni) by Andrzej Cichocki
CINEMA WITHOUT BORDERS SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR A SHORT FILM:  INTERRUPTION (Przerwanie) by Adam Suzin
THE HOLLYWOOD EAGLE ANIMATION AWARD:  IT'S QUITE TRUE! (To pewna wiadomosc!) by JOANNA Jasinska-Koronkiewicz  
 
THE HOLLYWOOD EAGLE DOCUMENTARY AWARD: CALL ME MARIANNA (Mow mi Marianna) by Karolina Bielawska
THE HOLLYWOOD EAGLE AWARD: WARSAW 44 (Miasto 44) by Jan Komasa


Screening of  THE CITIZEN (Obywatel) by Jerzy Stuhr 

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 14, 2015 
(in person: Lukasz Simlat, Aleksander Gruz, Paul Kowalski, Karolina Wydra )
7:00 p.m

CLOSE-UPS (Zblizenia) by Magdalena Piekorz (2014, 83 min.)
SHADOWS by Paul Kowalski (2015, 5 min.) 

9:00 p.m.

WARSAW BY NIGHT by Natalia Koryncka-Gruz (2015, 99 min.)





 

Thursday, October 15, 2015 
(in person: Lukasz Simlat, Andrzej Cichocki Joanna Jasinska–Koronkiewicz)
7:00 p.m. FANCIFUL (Piate: Nie odchodz)by Katarzyna Jungowska (2014, 74 min.)
THE SHADOW FOREST (Las cieni) by Andrzej Cichocki (2014, 13 min.)
9:00 p.m.

ALL ABOUT MY PARENTS (Pani z przedszkola) by  Marcin Krzysztalowicz (2014, 89 min.)
IT'S QUITE TRUE! (To pewna wiadomosc!) by Joanna Jasinska–Koronkiewicz (2014, 13 min.)


   

 

Friday, October 16, 2015
(in person:  Adam BobikRadek PietruczukTomasz Kot, Lukasz Palkowski)
7:00 p.m. Shorts: ENTROPY by Wojciech Klimala (2014, 13 min.)
I'M A POLE (Jestem Polakiem) by Pawel Hejbudzki (2014, 18 min.)
FATUM by Radek Pietruczuk  (2015, 21 min.) 
PINKY (Maly palec) by Tomasz Cichon (2014, 24 min.)
9:00 p.m. GODS (Bogowie) by Lukasz Palkowski (2014, 112 min.)
 

 

Saturday, October 17, 2015
(in person:  Jan Uczkowski)
1:00 p.m. SHORTS:  SILENCE.(Cisza) by Jakub Jozefowicz  (2015, 3 min.)
HOME (Dom)  by Agnieszka Borowa (2015, 15 min.)
COTTON CANDY (Wata cukrowa) by Karol Kolodzinski (2015, 16 min.)
POLY (Poli) by Lukasz Kaminski (2015, 33 min.) 
THE VIGILANTE by Matthew K. Firpo (2014, 22 min.)
3:00 p.m. BODY (Cialo) by Malgorzata Szumowska (2014, 90 min.)
5:00 p.m. STONES FOR THE RAMPART (Kamienie na szaniec) by Robert Glinski (2014, 107 min.) 
7:00 p.m. CARTE BLANCHE by Jacek Lusinski (2015, 106 min.) (trailer
9:00 p.m. FOREIGN BODY (Obce cialo) by Krzysztof Zanussi (2014, 117 min.)

 

Sunday, October 18, 2015

(in person:

(Joanna Jasinska–Koronkiewicz , Patrycja Toczynska, Kajetan Kay Gora, Mateusz Maga, Paul Bieda, Robert N. Wachowiak)

1:00 p.m. Animation: A BLUE ROOM (Niebieski pokoj) by Tomasz Siwinski (2014, 15 min.)
BOBO'S METAPORPHOSES (Gucio zaczarowany)  by Daria Kopiec (2014, 16 min.)
BUT SHE’S NICE… by Tomasz Pilarski (2014, 6 min.)
CARETAKER MARIAN'S PROBLEMS  (Potencjalne problemy dozorcy Mariana) by Tomasz Pawlak (2012, 10 min.)
HUMAN PARASITE (Glista Lucka) by Tomasz Pawlak (2014, 8 min.)
AN INCREDIBLY ELASTIC MAN (Nieprawdopodobnie elastyczny czlowiek) by Karolina Specht (2013, 5 min.)
IT'S QUITE TRUE! (To pewna wiadomosc!) by Joanna Jasinska–Koronkiewicz (2014, 13 min.)
LABORATORY (Laboratorium)  by Natalia Nguyen (2015, 8 min.)
LOOP by Michal Socha (2014, 3 min.)
LOST SENSES by Marcin Wasilewski (2013, 6 min.)
TWO ELEMENTS (Dwa zywioly)  by Malgorzata Bosek (2014, 9 min,)
WHERE'D THE GHOSTS GO?? (Gdzie sie podzialy duchy?) by Lukasz Biernat (2014, 9 min.)
3:00 p.m. Documentaries: THE WINGS (Skrzydla) by Michal Bajtala & Michal Nesse (2014, 30 min.)  
ANDREW (Endrju) by Tomasz Blachnicki & Robert N. Wachowiak (2014, 40 min.)
IT'S NOW OR NEVER (Teraz albo nigdy) by Patrycja Toczynska (2015, 24 min.)
5:00 p.m. FIELD OF DOGS (by Lech Majewski (2014, 95 min.) 
7:00 p.m. WATERLINE (Jeziorak) by Michal Otlowski (2014, 94 min.) 
9:00 p.m. THE HEART AND THE SWEETHEART  (Serce serduszko) by Jan Jakub Kolski (2014, 116 min.) 

 

Monday, October 19, 2015
(in person:  Tomasz Kot, Maciej Bochniak)
5:00 p.m.  Doc./Short: SOMETIMES I DREAM I'M FLYING (Czasami snie, ze latam) by Aneta Popiel-Machnicka (2013, 50 min.)
 HOMELESS (Bezdom) by Aleksandra Panisko (2015, 37 min.)
7:00 p.m.  LIFE MUST GO ON (Zyc nie umierac)  by Maciej Migas (2015, 85 min.)
INTERRUPTION (Przerwanie) by Adam Suzin (2014, 7 min.) 
9:00 p.m. DISCO POLO by Maciej Bochniak (2015, 103 min.)

 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
(in person:  Pawel Wysoczanski, Anna Prochniak,  Jacek Bromski, Ludek Drizhal, Katarzyna Smiechowicz)
7:00 p.m. Doc./Short: JUREK by Pawel Wysoczanski (2015, 73 min.) (trailer)
THE ONLY WAY (Jedyna wyjscie) by Piotr Domalewski (19 min.)     
9:00 p.m.  ANATOMY OF EVIL (Anatomia zla) by Jacek Bromski (2015, 105 min.)
   

 

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
(in person: Anna Prochniak, Jan Komasa )
7:00 p.m. MISS HIV by Krzysztof Czeczot (2014, 64 min.)
 FOOD CHAIN COMPLEXITY IN AFFORESTED GROUNDS (Lancuchy pokarmowe terenow zalesionych) by Maciej Gajewski (2015, 6 min.)
FROM BED THOU AROSE (Z lozka powstalem) by Bartosz Konopka (2014, 23 min.)
9:00 p.m. WARSAW 44 (Miasto 44) by Jan Komasa (2014, 128 min.) 


 

Thursday, October 22, 2015
(in person:  Abel Korzeniowski )

7:00 p.m. JOURNEY TO ROME by Tomasz Mielnik (2015, 100 min.) 
9:oo p.m. A GRAIN OF TRUTH (Ziarno prawdy) by Borys Lankosz (2015, 110 min.) 

 

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's R oyal 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 16, 2015
(in person:  Lukasz Simlat, Andrzej Cichocki)
7:00 p.m. CLOSE-UPS (Zblizenia) by Magdalena Piekorz (2014, 83 min.)
THE SHADOW FOREST (Las cieni)  by Andrzej Cichocki (2014, 13 min.) 
 
9:00 p.m. ALL ABOUT MY PARENTS (Pani z przedszkola) by  Marcin Krzysztalowicz (2014, 89 min.) 
 

 

Saturday, October 17, 2015
(in person:  Stefan Kubicki, Magdalena Lazarkiewicz, Abel Korzeniowski)
1:00 p.m. Doc./Short: LIMBUS CHELONIDUM by Andrzej Misiuk (2014, 46 min.) (trailer)
PRE MORTEM by Konrad Lecki (2013, 33 min.)
SUPERUNIT (Superjednostka) by Teresa Czepiec (2014, 20 min.)
3:00 p.m. Doc./Short: DISAPPEARANCE ([Nie]obecnosc) by  Magdalena Lazarkiewicz  (2014. 66 min.)
AGAINST NIGHT by Stefan Kubicki (2014, 28 min.) 
5:00 p.m. KARSKI by Magdalena Lazarkiewicz (2015, 92 min.) 
7:00 p.m. A GRAIN OF TRUTH (Ziarno prawdy) by Borys Lankosz (2015, 110 min.) 
9:00 p.m. THE HEART AND THE SWEETHEART  (Serce serduszko) by Jan Jakub Kolski (2014, 116 min.) 

 

Sunday, October 18, 2015

(in person:  Tomasz Kot, Lukasz Palkowski, Mark Grabianowski, Megan Duffy, Justin J. McCoy, Wojciech Fry-Lewis )

1:00 P.m. Doc./Short:  ONCE MY MOTHER by Sophia Turkiewicz (2013, 75 min.)
MESSIAH by Mark Grabianowski (2015, 10 min.)
3:00 p.m. STONES FOR THE RAMPART (Kamienie na szaniec) by Robert Glinski (2014, 107 min.)  
5:00 p.m. BODY (Cialo) by Malgorzata Szumowska (2014, 90 min.)
IT HAPPENED AGAIN by Wojciech Fry-Lewis (2015, 6 min.) 
7:00 p.m. LIFE MUST GO ON (Zyc nie umierac)  by Maciej Migas (2015, 85 min.)
GOD BLESS YOU (Bog zaplac) by Jakub Radej (2014, 11 min.) 
9:00 p.m. GODS (Bogowie) by Lukasz Palkowski (2014, 112 min.)

 

Monday, October 19, 2015
(in person: Pawel Lucewicz)
7:00 p.m. CARTE BLANCHE by Jacek Lusinski (2015, 106 min.) 

9:00 p.m. FOREIGN BODY (Obce cialo) by Krzysztof Zanussi (2014, 117 min.) (trailer)


 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
(in person: Marian Dziedziel, Tomasz Kot, Maciej Bochniak, Pawel Lucewicz)
7:00 p.m. Doc./Short: THREE EVERY HOUR (Trzy na godzine) by Malgorzata Lupina (2014, 45 min.)
STRONG COFFEE ISN`T THAT BAD  (Mocna kawa wcale nie jest taka zla) by Alek Pietrzak (2014, 49 min.)
9:00 p.m.  DISCO POLO by Maciej Bochniak (2015, 103 min.) 


 

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
(in person: Jacek Bromski, Ludek Drizhal, Katarzyna Smiechowicz)
7:00 p.m. Doc./Short: CALL ME MARIANNA (Mow mi Marianna) by Karolina Bielawska (2015, 75 min.) (trailer)
CAMPING (Kemping) by Krzysztof Jankowski (2014, 20 min.) 
9:00 p.m. ANATOMY OF EVIL (Anatomia zla) by Jacek Bromski (2015, 105 min.) 


 

Thursday, October 22, 2015
(in person: Marian Dziedziel, Anna Prochniak, Jan Komasa)

 

7:00 p.m. WARSAW BY NIGHT by Natalia Koryncka-Gruz (2015, 99 min.) 
9:oo p.m. WARSAW 44 (Miasto 44) by Jan Komasa (2014, 128 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
CSUN Cinematheque 

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8317

Free admission. 

Friday, October 16, 2015
(in person: Magdalena Lazarkiewicz)
 
7:30 p.m.

KARSKI by Magdalena Lazarkiewicz (2015, 92 min.)  



 

 

 

HELLADA GALLERY

117 Linden Ave., Long Beach
CA 90802 (562.435-5232)
Free admission.

 

Sunday, October 18, 2014
5:00 p.m. MY PAINTINGS ARE A LITTLE BIT GRAY (Moje obrazy są jakies szare) by Agnieszka Arnold (2015, 53 min. 24 sec.)
6:30 p.m. ARTWORKERS by Andrzej Jachimczyk (2015, 19 min.)
   

 

 

Polish Film Festival Los Angeles

in Orange County

Village Theater 

1140 N.Tustin Street, Orange,CA 92867

 www.PaPaClub.net

Saturday, October 17, 2015
(in person: Peter Sebastian Wrobell)
3:00 P.M.  WWJD. THE JOURNEY CONTINUES  by Gabriel Sabloff (2015, 94 min.) - (Q & A with  Peter Sebastian Wrobell)
 5:00 P.M. MY FRIEND THE ENEMY (Moj przyjaciel wrog) by Wanda Koscia (2014, 56 min.)
 6:00 P.M. STRONG COFFEE ISN`T THAT BAD  (Mocna kawa wcale nie jest taka zla) (2014, 49 min.)

7:00 P.M.  GODS (Bogowie) by Lukasz Palkowski (2014, 112 min.)
9:00 P.M. CARTE BLANCHE by Jacek Lusinski (2015, 106 min.)  


 

  
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Polish Film Festival
October 11-20, 2016
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