THE DYBBUK BY MICHAŁ WASZYŃSKI – A TALK ABOUT THE MOVIE
POLISH LEGENDS: MICHAŁ WASZYŃSKI
Michał Waszyński died 55 years ago. He was a director, screenwriter and film producer with an impressive work experience. The Dybbuk is one of the most famous Polish pre-war movies in the world. After leaving Poland, Waszyński assisted Orson Wells while making Othello, and took part in production of such films as: The Barefoot Contessa by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and The Fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann. We will recall his achievements as a part of the Polish Legends series.
We invite you to a talk about the movie The Dybbuk by Michał Waszyński. We will discuss not only the director himself, but also the movie’s influence on the history of cinema.
The event in Polish.
The interview will be broadcast on the Zoom platform. Below are the details you need to log into the event:
Meeting ID: 948 8436 7027
The movie with a polish voice-over can be screened at any time using the link provided by us.
The Dybbuk, dir. Michał Waszyński (Poland) 1937, 100’
Two young friends, Nissen and Sender, vow that if their children are of opposite sex, they will get married. Sender’s daughter Lea gets born, and Nissen’s son Chonen is born. Lea’s mother dies in childbirth, and Nissen dies at the currents of the river while returning from a journey… The Dybbuk is the first full-length movie in Poland recorded entirely in Yiddish language.
The movie available at: https://www.cda.pl/video/25541829