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A Generation (Pokolenie)

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

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Stach is a wayward teen living in squalor on the outskirts of Nazi-occupied Warsaw. Guided by an avuncular Communist organizer, he is introduced to the underground resistance—and to the beautiful Dorota. Read more

Kanal (Kanał)

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

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“Watch them closely, for these are the last hours of their lives,” announces a narrator, foretelling the tragedy that unfolds as a war-ravaged company of Home Army resistance fighters tries to escape the Nazi onslaught through the sewers of Warsaw.  Read more

NEW DATE: Using Film to Change Attitudes About Homeless People

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Homeless man holding sign that says "I used to be your neighbor."

CSUN Professor Luciana Lagana has created a documentary film featuring interviews with the Executive Director of the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, and with individuals from different walks of life who used to be homeless.  The film is part of a research study exploring how to enhance attitudes of CSUN students towards people who are homeless. Read more

Ashes and Diamonds (Popiół i diament)

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

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On the last day of World War II in a small town somewhere in Poland, Polish exiles of war and the occupying Soviet forces confront the beginning of a new day and a new Poland.  Read more

The Ashes (Popioły)

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

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In 19th-century Poland, young nobleman Rafal Olbromski (Daniel Olbrychski) grows up amid slavery, poverty and fractures between classes.  Read more

Everything for Sale (Wszystko na sprzedaż)

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

Everything for Sale DVD cover

Inspired by the tragic death of the great Polish actor Zbigniew Cybulski, this Andrzej Wajda film focuses on the behind-the-scenes lives of a director and his actors when they are disrupted by the mysterious murder of their leading man.  Read more

The Promised Land (Ziemia obiecana)

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

The Promised Land dvd cover

When ambitious Polish aristocrat Karol Borowiecki (Daniel Olbrychski) decides to open his own textile factory, he recruits two enterprising friends, Jewish businessman Moryc Welt (Wojciech Pszoniak) and German industrial heir Maks Baum (Andrzej Seweryn), to begin the new venture.  Read more

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