MONEY – PRODUCTION – MARKET. FILM PRODUCTION FINANCING IN POLAND Artur Majer, Agnieszka Orankiewicz, Anna Wróblewska
17th september | 03:00PM - 04:00PM | Gdynia Film Centre - Galeria GCF
There is no single method of writing about the living organism of film production. One needs to seek, make mistakes, name, point to and finally analyse each observation. Though it sounds more like fun and games than research, it’s a dead-serious endeavour, otherwise, no one would spend millions and billions in every possible currency on filmmaking. The authors of the book present mechanisms of film production financing that are or could be available in Poland. In time, the book will naturally evolve into ...
POLISH FILM SCHOOL Marek Hendrykowski
17th september | 06:00PM - 07:00PM | Gdynia Film Centre - Galeria GCF
A unique monograph devoted to an ideological and artistic phenomenon of the Polish Film School. The author takes an original, modern point of view on the movement that years ago made our domestic cinema globally famous. He draws on many of his previous detailed descriptions and conducts a multi-dimensional analysis of the origins, nearly a decade-long development and dawn of the formation. The book contains an exhaustive bibliography, index of names and films as well as a dedicated calendar of events that ...
THE ZANUSSIS’ FAMILY LIFE. CONVERSATIONS WITH ELŻBIETA AND KRZYSZTOF Barbara Gruszka-Zych, Krzysztof Zanussi, Elżbieta Zanuss
18th september | 04:30PM - 05:30PM | Gdynia Film Centre - Galeria GCF
The first book exploring a little-known private life of Krzysztof and Elżbieta Zanussi. The prominent director has always kept this sphere in secret. His legendary reserve and aristocratic distance make him hard to pigeonhole. Barbara Gruszka-Zych’s book, however, lets the reader in on the Zanussi secret with some considerable help of his wife. It deserves special attention for this year, the director turns eighty.
A JOURNAL. ONE MORE SENTENCE. Tadeusz Sobolewski
18th september | 06:00PM - 07:00PM | Gdynia Film Centre - Galeria GCF
UPDATE: We regret to inform you that for reasons beyond our control the meeting with Tadeusz Sobolewski is CANCELED. We apologize. In his notes, written on the spot and with huge empathy, a famous journalist and film critic captures the very essence of reality. He tries to understand it and allows himself to be inspired by it as much as possible. Tadeusz Sobolewski’s notes are rich with comments and references to the world of film and literature. They give insight into the author’s thoughts on Polish h...
Award Of The Polish Society for Film and Media Studies for the best book
19th september | 03:00PM - 04:00PM | Gdynia Film Centre - Galeria GCF
The Polish Society for Film and Media Studies has awarded its prizes in the Best Book Competition for the third time. Justyna Czaja's “Ekranowe życie mitu”won. Warsaw Uprising in Polish feature film. By combining film, cultural, and political and social analyses, Chaja managed to create a broad, yet in-depth analysis of the phenomenon, and organize myths and interpretations related to it. A consistent historical and film approach was also appreciated, which allowed to reconstruct the fate of individua...