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Rochester Polish Film Festival Opens On November 6

November 4, 2013

EDITOR'S NOTE: Director Ryszard Bugajski will be available on Thursday, Nov. 7 for interviews. Bugajski is director of The Closed Circuit, a political action movie based on a true story set in contemporary Poland. His film is scheduled to play that evening at the Little Theater.

Kordian Piwowarski is writer and director of Baczynski, a biographical film about the legendary Warsaw Uprising soldier and poet Krzysztof Baczynski. He will be available Wednesday, Nov. 6 through Friday, Nov. 8 for interviews. His film is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9.

DATE, TIME, AND PLACE for the Film Festival: Wednesday, Nov. 6 through Monday, Nov. 11, at the Little Theatre, 240 East Ave., Rochester, with the exception of the grand opening at Dryden Theatre.

WHAT: The Rochester Polish Film Festival will open on Wed. Nov 6 at the Dryden Theatre. This year's festival features eight films, including four movies inspired by real events, two biographical films, a comedy-drama, and a thriller. The festival release and Skalny Center can provide more details and the full schedule of events.

SPONSOR: The University of Rochester's Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies

ADMISSION: Tickets are $9 regular admission and $7 for students and seniors. Little Theatre Film Society members receive their membership discount.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit the Skalny Center's film festival website or call 585.275.9898.