Ekran 2010 Toronto Polish Film Festival returns to the Revue
The best of contemporary Polish Cinema returns to The Revue Nov. 19-21
November 19th marks the start of the second annual Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival. Concluding on November 21st, the highly-anticipated festival will feature 10 Polish productions, seven of which are recent Polish releases. All films will be screened at the Revue Cinema at 400 Roncesvalles Ave.
In addition to the slew of brilliant Polish films, EKRAN is pleased to announce that it will be granting an award, in the name of Michal Maryniarczyk to the best short movie. The prize was donated by the filmmaker’s wife Dr.Teresa Maryniarczyk. The short films program will be combined with animations created by Oscar nominated Director Tomasz Baginski of Kinematograph and Animated History of Poland.
For fans of documentaries, EKRAN has built a separate program of documentary movies including: Po-Lin, Slivers of Memories and Rabbit a’la berlin. Robert Wieckiewicz renowned actor from Little Rose, Zero and Lullaby, will be a special guest of the festival. We invite all for a Q&A with the star after the screening.
For those more interested in Polish cinematography Prof. Maria Kornatowska from the Polish Film School in Lodz will be giving a lecture about Polish Cinematography on November 22nd at 6 pm.
Location: Charbonnel Lounge - U of T - St. George Campus 81 St. Mary Street Toronto.
Ekran is co-produced by the Polish Film Institute and the Polish Filmmakers Association. The honorary patronage is held by the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Toronto. We are also thankful the National Film Archive in Poland for their support.
All movies have English subtitles.
Tickets for each show are $10 and they will be available from October 12th at Polimex Travel. Admission for the short films and animation program is free.
For more information about the festival please click here