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Movie Night: Katyn

Fri, Jun 11, 2010, 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Please join us on Friday, June 11 as Prof. Marek Chodakiewicz hosts the next film in our Movie Night series: Katyn (2007). The evening starts with a reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by the film at 7:00 p.m.Katyn poster

On 17 September 1939, a group of Polish officers and soldiers are imprisoned by the Soviet Army in the border of Poland. Anna and her daughter Nika travel from Krakow to meet her husband and officer Andrzej and they try to convince him to leave the soldiers and escape back home. However, Andrzej refuses to leave the troop and is deported to USSR. Later the Soviet tells that the Polish officers had been massacred by the Germans in the Katyn Forest with a shot on the back of the neck. However, Anna retrieves Andrzej’s diary and discloses that the soldiers had been actually murdered by the Soviet Army.  The corruption of the cover-up poisons the country. Will the truth come out? Directed by Andrzej Wajda. In Polish with English subtitles.

We hope you will join us for this special event. Please RSVP here.