Movie Screening: "Katyn", Director. Andrzej Wajda, 120 minutes, Polish with English subtitles

This film is rarely shown in the US - it is a disturbing, thought-provoking drama that has the potential to spark some conversation, and which has had a tremendous impact on Polish audiences. "Katyn" is about the slaughter of Polish officers and intellectuals by the Soviets in 1940. 

Please follow the Eventbrite link to reserve your FREE ticket online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/katyn-directed-by-andrzej-wajda-2007-tickets-52029104452

For more information on the film, please see the article in the Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/film/2008/may/02/1

Another film, "Hatred" is about the ethnic cleansing of Poles in Volhynia (Wolyn, in Polish; today in Ukraine) and Eastern Galicia by Ukrainian Insurgent Army in Nazi-occupied Poland, between 1943 and 1945 will be shown on November 12 at the Hamilton Movie Theater at 7:15pm.

Both films are co-sponsored by Russian and Eurasian Studies and The Center for Freedom & Western Civilization's Program in Western Art & Culture.

Thursday, November 8 at 7:15pm

Hamilton Movie Theater Lebanon Street, Hamilton

Topic

Academics, Politics

Event Type

Film screenings

Cost

Free - click Eventbrite link above to reserve ticket

Group
Center for Freedom and Western Civilization
Contact E-mail

cterrier@colgate.edu

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