Film Screening: Kanal (Andrzej Wajda, 1956)

Starts:
6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Ends:
8:00 pm on Tuesday, September 16, 2014
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/european/news/calendar/?eid=157473
Address:
College of Communication, 640 Commonwealth Avenue
Room:
Room B05
Contact Organization:
Center for the Study of Europe
Contact Name:
Elizabeth Amrien
Contact Phone:
617-358-6915
Fees:
free
Speakers:
Igor Lukes
Audience:
public
We're commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, and event marking the beginnings of the Cold War, with a screening of Andrzej Wajda's KANAL (1956, 91 minutes, English subtitles). The first ever movie made about the Warsaw Uprising, Kanal won the Special Jury Prize at Cannes and launched Wajda on the path to international renown. The film will be introduced by Igor Lukes, Professor of International Relations and History and Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic. The screening is free and open to the public. Organized by the Center for the Study of Europe in collaboration with the Polish Cultural Foundation, Boston.