Aleksander Ford

November 24, 1908 –  April 4,1980

Aleksander Ford
Bio
Film director, screenwriter. Studied art history at the Warsaw University, Poland. Key figure of the Polish cine Legion of the Streets (1932) and documentary Street of the Young (1936). After the end of WWII he headed the newly formed state film organization, “Film Polski”, and continued to direct films. Emigrated to Israel in 1969.
Filmography
1974 Sie Sind Frei, Dr. Korczak!
1972 The First Circle (Pierwszy krąg)
1970 Good Morning Poland (Dzień dobry Polsko)
1966 The Women’s Troubles (Kłopoty kobiet)
1964 The First Day of Freedom (Pierwszy dzień wolności)
1960 The Teutonic Knights (Krzyżacy)
1958 Eighth Day of a Week (Ósmy dzień tygodnia)
1953 Five From the Barska Street (Piątka z ulicy Barskiej)
1952 Young Chopin (Młodość Chopina)
1948 Border Street (Ulica Graniczna)