Man of Iron: Remembering Andrzej Wajda

Date:
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Wajda. Andrzej Wajda’s debut feature is an intimate account of growing up in Nazi-occupied Warsaw, and marks the beginning of his “war trilogy” that continued with Kanal (screening October 12) and ended with Ashes and Diamonds (screening October 19).
Date:
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
​Wajda. The second installment of Wajda’s “war trilogy” shifts from depicting Polish civilian life under Nazi occupation to the portrayal of brave Home Army resistance fighters as they try to escape the pursuing Germans through the labyrinthine sewers of Warsaw. 
Date:
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Wajda. Wajda’s first bona fide masterpiece and the conclusion of his informal “war trilogy,” Ashes and Diamonds bravely depicts the uneasy Polish political realities in the immediate aftermath of the World War II. 
Date:
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Wajda. Probably Wajda’s most famous film, Man of Iron is an unflinching depiction of one of the most important events in recent Polish history: the rise of the independent, free Solidarity labor movement and its initial success in negotiations with the ruling political system.
Date:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Polish Film Festival | Wajda. Andrzej Wajda’s final film, completed shortly before the master’s unexpected death, is maybe also his most intensely personal film.