for details on this upcoming Kresy Festival in New York City
Polish Cultural Institute,
Millennium Film Workshop, Inc., and
the Borderland Foundation in Sejny, Poland
FILMS ABOUT THE BORDERLANDS
PART OF BORDERLANDERS: FINDING THEIR VOICE FESTIVAL
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 8:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 8:00 PM
THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 8:00 PM
Millennium Film Workshop, Inc.
66 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003
tel. (212) 673-0090, Tickets: $8 / $6 (for members)
The Borderland Center's Film Department. has one of the largest
collections of documentaries on Central and Eastern Europe's national
and ethnic groups ca. 4,500 films. At the Center's film studio
young people working with guidance from professional filmmakers in
all stages of production create documentaries on Borderland projects
(and its teaching methods) and on the world of the borderlands
itself, filming material traces of a bygone era and the stories of
The program is a selection from the Center's collected as well as
self-produced films, in the languages of the borderland, with English
subtitles. Each day two or three films are followed by a Q&A with
Krzysztof Czyzewski, moderated by Monika Fabijanska, director of the
Polish Cultural Institute.
>>>PROGRAM AND DESCRIPTION OF FILMS FESTIVAL PROGRAM:
>>>ABOUT BORDERLAND FOUNDATION >>>THE SEJNY CHRONICLES at La MaMa
>>>CAFÉ EUROPA at The Bowery Poetry Club
>>>A CONVERSATION WITH KRZYSZTOF CZYZEWSKI at The New School For
BORDERLANDERS: FINDING THEIR VOICE is presented by the Polish
Cultural Institute in New York in association with La MaMa E.T.C.,
Bowery Poetry Club, Millennium Film Workshop, Inc., and the
Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, New School for Social
Research. All performance events are presented in the Lower East Side
as a tribute to the multicultural heritage of a district that was
home to many Eastern European immigrants in the early 20th century.
Special thanks to Professor Elzbieta Matynia of the New School for
Social Research for her dedication and creative input.
Special thanks to LOT Polish Airlines CARGO
Proudly sponsored by Polish Airlines.
350 Fifth Ave, Suite 4621, New York, NY 10118 tel.(212) 239-7300, fax