Image liberation! Screening of films digitised by the National Film Archive

2.06.2023, 18:00
MOS 2 – Małopolski Ogród Sztuki

The programme includes pre-war films whose fragments were found in Russian archives, such as Meir Ezofowicz by Józef Ostoja-Sulnicki (1911), and The Promised Land by Aleksander Hertz and Zbigniew Gniazdowski (1927). Additionally, the programme features post-war productions of the Se-Ma-For Studio from Łódź, such as Ambulance by Janusz Morgenstern (1961), and The Remah Cementary by Edward Etler (1961). The score to both films was composed by Krzysztof Komeda. The screening will be followed by a debate on the protection, reconstruction and digitisation of national heritage and the use of archival footage in documentary films. The debate will be held by film experts, artists and employees of the National Film Archive – Audiovisual Institute.
Robert Kaczmarek – director of the The National Film Archive – Audiovisual Institute, Dr. Mateusz Werner – film critic and historian, Dr. Marcin Borchardt – director, screenwriter. Moderated by Tomasz Piechal.

  • Meir Ezofowicz, dir. Józef Ostoja-Sulnicki, 1911
  • Ambulans, dir. Janusz Morgenstern, 1961, 9’
  • Cmentarz Remu, dir. Edward Etler, 1961, 14’

Free admission / In Polish only