Archive for April 11th, 2008

Krzysztof Zanussi Workshop

11th April 2008

Filmbase is running a workshop with Polish writer and director Krzysztof Zanussi on Sunday, 20 April from 1-3pm, in The European Parliament Information Office Ireland, 43 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.

Zanussi is a world-renowned director and screenwriter known for working in ‘cinema of moral anxiety’. He is the director of Polish Film Studio TOR, and is the recipient of many prizes and awards, including the David di Donatello Prize of the Accademia del Cinema Italiano, the Cavalier’s Cross of the Polonia Restituta Order, and the Cavalier de L’Ordre des Sciences et Lettres. His films include The Structure of Crystals (1969) A Woman’s Decision (1975), The Constant Factor (1980), The Year of the Quiet Sun (1984), Life as a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000), and Persona non Grata (2004).

Places are limited, so Filmbase members should apply for the workshop via the email provided on the website before 16 April.

Polish Film Club

11th April 2008 has been set up to promote Polish movies in Ireland. The web site has the schedule for venues, dates, and times when Polish films will be shown in Irish cinemas, and also features news, film reviews, and competitions.