LA Polish Film Festival


Following a successful and star-studded evening on Tuesday at the Opening Night Gala, the Polish Film Festival in Los Angeles presents its fourteenth annual „Holiday of Polish Cinema” from October 8-17, 2013. From shorts and animations to full-length features, from hilarious comedies to heart-breaking tragedies, this Festival screens the best that Polish cinema has to offer at various theaters in convenient locations throughout the city.

 This year’s schedule includes such diverse titles as YUMA (Piotr Mularuk, 2012), FLOATING SKYSCRAPERS (T. Wasilewski, 2013), WOMEN’S DAY (M. Sadowska, 2012), MANHUNT (M. Krzysztalowicz, 2012 – Hollywood Eagle Award Winner, 2013), IMAGINE (A. Jakimowski, 2012- Hollywood Eagle Award Winner, 2013) and THE SECRET OF WESTERPLATTE (P. Chochlew, 2013).  

For a full listing of all titles, theaters and screening times, see attached or visit



  • Oct. 9-17: All-day screenings at Laemmle’s NoHo7 Theatre
    5240 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601, Tel: 310-478-3836
    Tickets: $11.00, Seniors: $8.00, Students: FREE
  • Oct. 11-17: All-day screenings at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre
    11523 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles, CA 90025, Tel: 310-478-3836
    Tickets: $11.00, Seniors: $8.00, Students: FREE
  • Oct. 11, 7pmCSUN’s Armer Theater (Manzanita Hall, California State University – Northridge)
    18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8317
    FREE admission
  • Oct. 13, 11:30am: Albers Theatre – The Village at Sherman Oaks (Senior Living Community)
    Vesper Ave., Sherman Oaks, CA 91411
    FREE admission with RSVP to [email protected] (limited seating)
  • Oct. 14, 4pm: Rainmaker Hall – Amity Foundation
    3750 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90007
    FREE admission

For a full listing of all titles to be screened, see attached or visit For Passes, Ticket Booklets and Group Tickets call: 818-982-8827 or write to [email protected].


If you weren’t able to attend the Gala Opening but would still like to support the Festival,
please make a donation to the Polish American Film Society via

Thank you, and see you at the theater!

 After the official Festival has concluded, the holiday continues with a final music-themed double feature and panel discussion at USC. In collaboration with the USC Thornton School of Music and School of Cinematic Arts, the Polish Film Festival presents Please find – Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (V. Rotter-Kozera, 2012), an in-depth exploration of Górecki and the unprecedented fame that followed the world’s discovery of his Third Symphony, and Why Competitions? (C. Jezior, 2011), a discussion of the Chopin Competition in Warsaw and the merits of competitive music making in general.

 Nov. 3, 3pm & 4:45pm: Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, USC School of Cinematic Arts

  • 900 W. 34th St., George Lucas Building (SCA) 108, Los Angeles, CA 90007
    3pm: Please find – Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (91 min.)
    4:45pm: Why Competitions? (78 min.)
    A panel discussion with USC film and music faculty to follow the screenings
    FREE admission, campus parking: $10
    For more info: [email protected] or 213-821-1356