Fragmented Memories: Polish and Polish Jewish Culture Through Film

Polish 308S

Analyzes, compares, and assesses representations of Polish Christians and Polish Jews—their life experiences, interactions, shared and separate fates—in documentaries and fiction films made in Poland from the 1930s to the present day. Includes films by Wajda, Polanski, Munk, Kieslowski; also a 2008 documentary about pre-World War II Christian- Jewish relations in Poland by Jolanta Dylewska. All films screened with English subtitles. 

Explore the culture and customs of these countries: 
Poland
Faculty: 

Beth Holmgren

Crosslisting Numbers: 
RELIGION 269S, JEWISHST 296S
Areas of Knowledge: 
ALP, CCI, CZ
Modes of Inquiry: 
EI
Film, Visual & Performing Arts?
Yes
Literature in Translation?
No