The Angelika Houston is excited to host the 2007 Polish Film Festival, an annual event promoting Polish cinematography and culture. The festival features 9 recent films from distinguished Polish filmmakers, selected episodes of a popular Polish television show as a bonus after certain screenings and the opportunity to meet two outstanding directors.
This year’s festival highlights include PERSONA NON GRATA, a drama directed by Krzysztof Zanussi (Wherever You Are, Life for a Life, The Silent Touch), an internationally recognized Polish producer and film director and recipient of several prizes and awards, including the David di Donatello Prize of the Accademia del Cinema Italiano. Zanussi will be at the Angelika Houston on Sunday, November 4, from 5.30pm to 8.00pm to screen his film and answer questions.
The festival is also screening 2005’s COPYING BEETHOVEN, an acclaimed biographical drama from director Agnieszka Holland (Europa, Europa, The Secret Garden), one of Polandâ??s most prominent filmmakers and an Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film in 1985 for Angry Harvest. Holland will be at the theater on Monday, November 12, from 6.30pm to 9.00pm.
The Festival will be held from November 3 -5 and 11-12 at the Angelika Houston.
Click here for a full schedule, showtimes and ticket information, or here for a complete list of films and synopses.