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Midsummer’s Night Magic

On June 19 the Polish Cultural Council is presenting a Midsummer’s Night Magic.  This event was planned early in the year before war broke out with devastation wreaked upon the country of Ukraine.  The country of Poland stepped up and stood tall taking in over 3 million Ukrainians, with children representing 40% of the refugees, [...]

By | June 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Polish films at the 2022 CMU International Film Festival

"Leave No Traces" (Żeby nie było śladów) 2021 , 160 min Directed by Jan. P Matuszyński March 26th @3PM McConomy Based on real-life events from 1983 Poland, the film follows best friends Grzegorz and Jurek as they come face-to-face with the oppressive rule of the state. Every tool and method of coercion and corruption is [...]

By | March 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Polish films at the 2022 CMU International Film Festival

Polish literature icon, sci-fi author Stanisław Lem Centennial Presentation of cinematic adaptations of few Lem’s work. PCINY/MUBI graphic

Instytut Polski w Nowym JorkuStreaming on MUBI starting September 12, 2021The Polish Cultural Institute New York’s audiences can watch the series with a 30 days free trial (instead of the regular 7 days) by clicking this link: MUBI Polish Cultural Institute New York is excited to partner with MUBI to celebrate Stanislaw Lem’s centennial. Legendary [...]

By | February 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Polish literature icon, sci-fi author Stanisław Lem Centennial Presentation of cinematic adaptations of few Lem’s work. PCINY/MUBI graphic

ENCOUNTERS WITH POLISH LITERATURE- Being Poland: A New History of Polish Literature and Culture since 1918

Monthly video series hosted by David A. Goldfarb PhD, for anyone interested in literature and the culture of books and reading. Editors of Being Poland: Tamara Trojanowska (University of Toronto), Joanna Niżyńska (Indiana University—Bloomington), and Przemysław Czapliński (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) Bartek Remisko, Executive Producer David A. Goldfarb, Host & Producer Natalia Iyudin, [...]

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Icarus: The Legend of Mietek Kosz (Ikar: Historia Mietka Kosza) Nov. 14- Nov. 15, 2020 at the FilmPittsburgh Fall Festival!

Inspired by true events, a story of a legendary blind jazz musician. Mieczysław Kosz, a pianist and a composer, was one of most important figures of Polish school of jazz. He recorded only one album (1971 "Reminiscence") before his tragic death at the age of 29. His musical style was influenced by romantics, such as [...]

By | November 10th, 2020|Featured, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Icarus: The Legend of Mietek Kosz (Ikar: Historia Mietka Kosza) Nov. 14- Nov. 15, 2020 at the FilmPittsburgh Fall Festival!

MARTIN SCORSESE PRESENTS: MASTERPIECES OF POLISH CINEMA PART II APRIL 30th TO MAY 30th

    Polish Cultural Council co-presents with the Pittsburgh Filmmakers, five additional film: Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. "THE ILLUMINATION" (1973), Krzysztof Zanussi 4/30 @ 7:30 and 5/2 @ 5:30 Unanimous winner of all three main prizes at the 1973 Locarno International Film Festival, Zanussi’s landmark film is a dazzling kaleidoscope of [...]

By | May 4th, 2015|Featured, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MARTIN SCORSESE PRESENTS: MASTERPIECES OF POLISH CINEMA PART II APRIL 30th TO MAY 30th