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To My Father
Liliana Komorowska, Diana Skaya

O.V. Polish | st English

The docudrama TO MY FATHER of acclaimed documentary-maker Liliana Komorowska in collaboration with Diana Skaya, is the untold story of Adam Bandrowski, a man from the Polish borderlands, seen through the eyes of his three year old daughter Alina. He is an innocent victim of one of many acts of genocide carried during Stalin’s Great Purge. More than 100 000 Poles – citizens of the USSR were executed in hiding. 77 years later, Alina Bandrowska breaks the silence about the...

POLAND | 25 minutes | 2016

Katyn
Andrzej Wajda

O.V. Polish | st English

Wajda looks back on the Katyn massacre perpetrated by the Russian army in 1940 — an event that saw the murder of his father, an infantry captain. Through the eyes of three women, this lyrical yet deeply sombre memorial shines light on an atrocity that cost the lives of 14,000 Polish officers, intellectuals and students. Cinema as guardian of the collective memory.

Presented by the FONDATION LILIANA KOMOROWSKA POUR LES ARTS and the EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND IN OTTAWA

POLAND | 122 minutes | 2007

Program

Sunday October 15, 2017

19:00
Cinémathèque - Salle Principale
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