Polish Animation: 70 Years

December 3–20, 2017

This survey ranges from the subversive experiments of the Soviet era to the surreal, comic, and lyrical works of Polish animators today.

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  • A Documentary Film

  • Red & Black

  • Impossible Figures and Other Stories II

  • The Mystery of Malakka Mountain

  • Upcoming
  • Past
  • Past

Past Films

  • Polish Animation: More Festival Favorites

    • Wednesday, December 20 7 PM

    From puppets to epics, this program of recent animation from Poland features Academy Award winners and festival hits by Suzie Templeton, Kamil Polak, and others.

  • Polish Animation: Emerging Artists

    • Sunday, December 17 7 PM

    A stunning variety of styles and techniques is on display in works by the new generation of Polish animated filmmakers, including Ewa Borysewicz, Anita Kwiatowska-Naqvi, Tomasz Siwinski, Piotr Szczepanowicz, and more.

  • Polish Animation: Festival Favorites

    • Thursday, December 14 7 PM

    Award-winning films by Polish animation artists who explore human relationships in varied and innovative ways, from uninhibited humor to surrealism.

  • Polish Animation: Masters of Animation

    • Sunday, December 3 7:15 PM

    This program showcases works by masters of Polish animation and festival prizewinners from 1957 through 1984, including films by Walerian Borowczyk, Jan Lenica, Zbigniew Rybczynski, and more.

    Introduction by Russell Merritt