Wisla Polish film fest opens in Moscow

By FNE Staff
    33 sceny z życia (33 Scenes from Life) by Małgorzata Szumowska opened the Wisla Polish Film Festival (www.festiwalwisla.pl) in Moscow, with the festival dedicated to deputy minister of foreign affairs Andrzej Kremer, a victim of the tragic April 10 plane crash.

    The festival will host the first in a series of panel discussions entitled "Debate - Polish People's Republic and Soviet Union from the Polish and Russian perspective 20 years later."

    The festival screenings include Mniejsze zło (The Lesser of Two Evils) by Janusz Morgenstern; Dom zły (Dark House) by Wojciech Smarzowski; Wszystko co kocham (All That I Love) by Jacek Borcuch; and U Pana Boga za miedzą (God's Little Village) by Jacek Bromski.

    The guest list included film and cultural representatives, diplomats, and elected officials from the highest ranks of Poland and Russia.