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Friday, February 17 –  Saturday, February 18, 2012

Surrealism in Polish Cinema

a European Studies Council conference

Location is wheelchair accessible

5:30pm Opening Remarks and Welcome Address
Krystyna Illakowicz, Yale University (Conference Co-Organizer)

5:45pm Panel
Chair: Elżbieta Ostrowska
- Agnieszka Taborska, The Daydreams of Wojciech J. Has
- Izabela Kalinowska, From Orientalism to Surrealism: Wojciech Has Interprets Jan Potocki (Conference Co-Organizer)
Discussant: Mirosław Przylipiak

7:30pm Screening: The Saragossa Manuscript (Wojciech Jerzy Has, 1965, 180 min.)


10:30am Screening: From Side to Side (Dir. Grzegorz Królikiewicz, 1971, 70 min.)
Introduced by Mirosław Przylipiak

1:15pm Screening: Third Part of the Night (Andrzej Żuławski, 1971, 101 min.)
Introduced by Elżbieta Ostrowska

3:30pm Panel
- Mirosław Przylipiak, “We Are Ruled by Imagination, not Matter”: Surrealism in films of Grzegorz Królikiewicz
- Elżbieta Ostrowska, A Surreal Horror of War: Andrzej Żuławski’s “Third Part of the Night”
Discussant: TBA

7:00pm Screening: The Hourglass Sanatorium (Wojciech Jerzy Has, 1973, 124 min.)
Introduced by Krystyna Illakowicz

9:00pm Closing remarks
Krystyna Illakowicz & Izabela Kalinowska
Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor(s): Adam Mickiewicz Institute & Yale’s European Studies Council with a Title VI National Resource Center grant from the US Dept. of Education

Open to: General public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Yale European Studies Council
Contact Information: Marianne Lyden,, (203) 432-3423

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