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100 Years of Polish Cinema

Synopsis
Based on an idea by Krzysztof Kieslowski, the film focuses on the cinema audience, using interviews with children, the elderly, and the visually impaired to evoke the magic and power of Polish cinema through collective memnory. The films being described appear on screen as if in the mind’s eye.
Series
Century of Cinema, The: Series
Language
English
Country
Poland
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. b&w/col. 61 min.
Year of production
1996
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £15.99 (inclusive)
Notes
Paired on one videocassette with THE RUSSIAN IDEA.
Subjects
Media studies
Keywords
cinema - Poland; cinema audiences; history of cinema

Credits

Director
Pawel Lozinski
Producer
Irena Strzalkowski; Krzystof Zanussi; Krzysztof Kieslowski; Ryszard Straszewski

Production Company

Name

Telewizja Polska

Email
http://www.tvp.pl/o-tvp/kontakt
Web
http://www.tvp.pl External site opens in new window
Phone
(22) 547 44 50
Address
Polish Television
17. J.P. Woronicza St
00-999, WARSAW
Poland
Name

Tor Film Studio

Sponsor

Name

British Film Institute

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 7950
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
London
W1T 1LN

Distributor

Name

BFI Video

Email
video.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7957 8957
Fax
020 7957 8968
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
 

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