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Special Programs - Katyn - Free Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Join the Center for International Education and the Institute of World Affairs for the Milwaukee Premier of Katyn

Polish director Andrzej Wajda helms this Oscar-nominated (Best Foreign Language Film 2007) drama based on the 1940 massacre of some 20,000 Polish military officers and intelligentsia at the hands of Soviet troops, along with the stories of the wives and children who survived them. How did they carry on in the face of such horror, especially when responsibility was publicly denied by the perpetrators? Joachim Paul Assböck, Andrzej Chyra and Stanislawa Celinska star.


Click Here
for the film's website
Click Here
for an article featuring Katyn in the International Herald Tribune

2 FREE Screenings:

- Wednesday, April 29th @ 7:00pm*
- Thursday, April 30th @ 7:00pm

*Panel Discussion will follow Wednesday's screening only.


Sponsors

UWM Center for International Education

UWM Cinema and Media Studies Program

UWM College of Letters and Science

UWM Polish Studies Committee

UWM Union Cinema

Wisconsin Division of the Polish American Congress.

Date/Time
April 29, 2009
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location
UWM Student Union Theatre
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee ,WI 53201
Cost
Basic Members: $0
Premium & Above Members: $0
Non-Members: $0
Students: $0
Please see attachments for two maps of Poland and a backgrounder on the Katyn Massacre of 1940.
  • Map of Poland - 1
  • Map of Poland - 2
  • The Katyn Massacre of 1940 Backgrounder