Upcoming Events ......

March 11, Sunday, 3 pm - DANCE TO THE MUSIC, "Cultural Warriors" Agnieszka Laska & Jack Gabel show films of their works, Polish Hall, free. Please see:

March 17, Saturday, 7:30 pm - CABARET "TO I OWO" from Seattle with program "A MOZE BY TAK JESZCZE RAZ", Polish Hall. Tickets: $15/$10 regular/discounted (seniors & students).


We are invited ....

The Polish Library Association and the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in LA

announces special screening of the movie

"ROSE" by Wojciech Smarzowski - POLAND

at the 35th Portland International Film festival

Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 6:15 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 7:45 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

For many in Poland, the immediate post-World War II years were as savage and tragic as the war itself. Rose is a story about people who tried to rebuild their lives in this difficult period. It follows Tadeusz, a former Home Army fighter, who travels to the Western region of Masuria to find the wife (Rose) of one of the fallen soldiers and let her know of her husband’s death. Their mutual attraction leads them to live together, balancing the difficulties of raising a family and preserving normalcy amidst the lawless brutality of their Soviet occupiers.

The people of Masuria, ethnic Germans now living within Poland’s borders, live in constant fear of expulsion from the lands they’ve known their whole lives. A riveting film about the need for love in times of despair, Rose shows the deep scars of war and the perseverance that will be needed to get past them. (94 mins.)


Filmography: The Wedding (04), Dark House (09).

Winner of the Best Film and Audience Awards at the Warsaw Film Festival

Pre-film free reception on Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 at Steven's room starts at 6:30 pm. All are invited.

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