Austin Polish Film Festival
The Austin Polish Film Festival runs Nov. 1-3 and Nov. 8-10 at the AFS Cinema. The festival opens Nov. 1 with the biopic Mr. Jones, followed by a Q&A with iconic Polish director Agnieszka Holland, and closes Nov. 10 with the World War II drama The Messenger. 53 Wars, Alina, Back Home, Corpus Christi, Dolce Fine Giornata, I Am Lying Now, The Iron Bridge, Nina, Playing Hard, Rock ‘N Eddie, The Wall of Mexico, Werewolf, and the animated drama Another Day of Life round out the Austin Polish Film Festival’s slate of narrative features. The festival also includes the documentaries Dancing For Youand the animated A Minor Genocide. In the interest of full disclosure, Lights Camera Austin host Robert Sims sat on this year's Austin Polish Film Festival International Shorts Competition jury. Winning shorts Loop and The Vibrant Village and runner-ups Live to Remain and Piñata will screen during the festival. In addition, the Austin Polish Film Festival’s Polish Poster Art Exhibit can be viewed through Dec. 27 at the 6th floor of the Austin Central Library.
Aired: Oct. 31, 2019