The International Academic Conference

“POLISH CINEMA AS A TRANSNATIONAL CINEMA”

Faculty of Management and Social Communication of the Jagiellonian University
Kraków, 26-28.11.2015

Thursday, 26 November 2015

11.00 am. – 12.00 pm. Reception: Registration of participants
12.00 pm. Room 0.103: Inauguration Ceremony: Dean of the JU Faculty of Management and Social Communication Dr hab. Jacek Ostaszewski, Associate Professor;
Prof. dr hab. Alicja Helman


12.15 – 2.15 pm. Plenary session I – Room 0.103: Cosmopolitan Characters in Polish Cinema (I)
Chair: prof. Alicja Helman
1. Dr Joanna Rydzewska (Swansea University): Sculpting Stories: The Cinema of Pawel Pawlikowski
2. Dr hab. Tomasz Kłys, prof. UŁ: Alluring and Cynical. Pola Negri in German Films of Ernst Lubitsch
3. Prof. Paul Coates (University Western Ontario): The Names of Repulsion
4. Prof. Tadeusz Lubelski (UJ): Defence against Homelessness? Burning Bush – Czech Film of Polish Director


2.15 – 3.00 pm. Lunch


3.00 – 5.00 pm. Session II – Room 0.103: Cosmopolitan Characters in Polish Cinema (II)
Chair: dr hab. Tomasz Kłys prof. UŁ
1. Prof. dr hab. Grażyna Stachówna (UJ): Andrzej Żuławski in Grand Guignol
2. Dr hab. Iwona Kolasińska-Pasterczyk (UJ): Universe “Without Borders” – the Transnational Films of Walerian Borowczyk
3. Dr Ewa Szponar (UJ): Urszula Antoniak: the Emigrant’s Condition
4. Mgr Grzegorz Wójcik (UJ): Małgorzata Szumowska’s Cinema Transnationality – Phenomena Explication Attempt


3.00 – 5.00 pm. Session III – Room 0.307: Rules and Boundaries for Transnational Cinema
Chair: prof. Krzysztof Loska
1. Prof. Marek Hendrykowski (UAM): Universality and Ethnocentrism in Polish Cinema
2. Mgr Filip Nowak (UJ): Additional Advantages of Transnational Research
3. Dr Marcin Maron (UMCS): Andrzej Wajda’s Danton in the Context of European Ideals and French Disputes about Revolution
4. Dr Waldemar Frąc (UJ): Zanussi’s late artistic works and ideological problems of Transnationalism
5. Dr Magdalena Podsiadło (UJ): Between the East and the West. Neoconservative Character of Postmodernism in Polish Films.


5.00 – 5.15 pm. Coffee Break


5.15 – 7.15 pm. Session IV – Room 0.103: Co-production and Cooperation in Central Europe
Chair: prof. Łukasz Plesnar
1. Dr Marcin Adamczak (UAM): The Four Musketeers Stand Alone. Regional Coproductions Between Visegrad Group Countries
2. Dr Ewa Ciszewska (UŁ): Polish-Czech Co-productions in 1945-2015
3. Dr hab. Patrycjusz Pająk (UW): Polish-Yugoslav Film Relations (from the Beginning until Now)
4. Dr Konrad Klejsa (UŁ): Gliński to Grass, Grass to Gliński. The Call of the Toad – the History of Production


5.15 – 7.15 pm. Session V – Room 0.307: The Poles and the East
Chair: dr. hab. Rafał Syska
1. Dr hab. Małgorzata Radkiewicz, prof. UJ: „Looking to the East”. Russian, Belarussian and Ukrainian Motives in Contemporary Polish Film
2. Dr Monika Maszewska-Łupiniak (UJ): How a Real World Became a Tale? In Reference to Polish-Russian Co-production Saving the City
3. Mgr Tomasz Rachwald (UJ): Aleksander Ford’s films 1948-1953: National in Content, Socialist in Form
4. Dr Anna Krakus (University of Southern California): After Forever: Poland and the Eastern Bloc after 1989


7.15 – 7.45 pm. Supper


7.45 pm. Room 0.103: Film Brothers: dir. Wojciech Staroń
8.45 pm. Meeting with Wojciech Staroń


Friday, 27 November 2015

9.30 – 11.45 am. Session VI – Room 0.104: Polish Actors in Foreign Films
Chair: prof. Grażyna Stachówna
1. Prof. Andrzej Gwóźdź (UŚ): Our Men on the Both Sides of the Wall
2. Dr Marta Brzezińska (UW): Bloodbrothers: Polish Actors in DEFA Westerns
3. Dr Grzegorz Piotrowski, Mgr Karol Szymański: Transnational Citizen and Stranger Everywhere? Anna Prucnal’s Film Acting
4. Dr Sebastian Jagielski (UJ): The Transnational Body. Subversions of Elżbieta Czyżewska
5. Prof. Artur Patek (UJ): Polish Actors-emigrants in Postwar British Films (to 1989)


9.30 – 11.45 am. Session VII – Room 0.310: Polish Filmmakers’ Cooperation with the West
Chair: dr hab. Iwona Sowińska
1. Dr Paulina Kwiatkowska (UW): Cinecittà: the Transit Camp
2. Mgr Paulina Haratyk (UJ): Polin: Images that Travel Through the Time and the History
3. Dr hab. Barbara Kita (UŚ): From Wojciech J. Has to Anne Fontaine. Polish-French Co-productions as a Cultural Question
4. Dr hab. Rafał Syska (UJ): Magdalena – Yugoslav-Italian Interlude of Jerzy Kawalerowicz


11.45 – 12.00 am.: Coffee Break


12.00 – 2.00 pm. Session VIII – Room 0.104: Poland-Russia
Chair: prof. Tadeusz Lubelski
1. Dr Mariusz Guzek (UKW): The Cameramen in Tsarist Uniforms. Polish Cinematographers in the Army Film Unit of Skobielewski’s Commitee (1913-1917)
2. Dr Anna Szczepańska (Univ. Paris 1): From Lenino to Łódź Trough Berlin: Polish Cinematographers of the Army Film Unit in the Shadow of Soviet Cinematography
3. Dr Pavel Skopal (Univ. Brno): Polish Cinema of the Late 1950s and Early 1960s from the Soviet Perspective
4. Mgr Paulina Gorlewska (UJ): Suitcase with Walther Guns. Russian Reception of Katyń


12.00 – 2.00 pm. Session IX – Room 0.310: Polish Film in the Eyes of Foreigners
Moderator: dr hab. Mikołaj Jazdon prof. UAM
1. Prof. Janina Falkowska (Western Ontario): Theory of Affect and the Complexities of History. Reception of Polish Films in view of the Affect Theory
2. Dr hab. Barbara Giza, prof. SWPS: Between Art and Politics. Polish Films Abroad in Polish Press Reports from 1947 to 1968
3. Dr Karolina Kosińska (IS PAN): Britons on Poland, Poles as Seen by Britons: Polish Cinema in British Film Journals in 50s and 60s
4. Dr hab. Arkadiusz Lewicki (UWr): How Many Spectators in How Many Countries Have Watched Polish Films in the Last Half Century? Why So Few?
5. Prof. Andrzej Pitrus (UJ): Reading ABCs


2.00 – 3.00 pm. Lunch


3.00 – 5.00 pm. Session X – Room 0.104: Polish Filmmakers on Both Sides of the Atlantic
Chair: prof. Andrzej Gwóźdź
1. Dr hab. Iwona Sowińska (UJ): Music Without Boundaries? Henryk Wars’ Composing Activity After 1939
2. Dr Patrycja Włodek (UP Kraków): Ryszard Bolesławski: Between Polish Patriotic Cinema and Hollywood
3. Dr Dominik Wierski (UKW): A Good Style is an Unseen Style. The Collaboration Between Sidney Lumet and Andrzej Bartkowiak
4. Dr hab. Mikołaj Jazdon, prof. UAM: Anja by Marian Marzyński: the Portrait of a Polish-Jewish Family in the American Interior


3.00 – 5.00 pm. Session XI – Room 0.310: Polish Cinema in Postcolonial Perspective
Chair: prof. Piotr Zwierzchowski
1. Dr hab. Natasza Korczarowska (UŁ): „There is no Poland without Sahara” Colonial Films of Michał Waszyński
2. Mgr Adam Uryniak (UJ): Taste of Orient and Other Pleasures. Adventure Films in Cinematography of The Second Polish Republic
3. Prof. Krzysztof Loska (UJ): A Migrant’s Image in the Films by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz
4. Dr hab. Monika Talarczyk-Gubała (USz): I see myself as a part of wider whole. Space in the Films by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz in Postcolonial Perspective


17.00: Departure of participants to Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology
18.00: Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology: Andrzej Wajda’s film Invitation to the Interior (Zaproszenie do wnętrza, 1978)
19.00: Andrzej Wajda: My transnational cinema. Meeting with the Director
20.00: Banquet in honour of the 40th anniversary of Film Studies in Krakow


Saturday, 28 November 2015

9.30 – 11.30 am. Session XII – Room 0.103: Polish Cinema and International Inspirations
Chair: prof. Andrzej Pitrus
1. Dr hab. Mariola Marczak, prof. UWM: The Third Polish Cinema as Compared with the New Wave
2. Prof. Łukasz Plesnar (UJ): Wild West, Wild East: the Conventions of Western Film Genre in Prawo i pięść (The Law and the Fist)
3. Prof. Piotr Zwierzchowski (UKW): International Inspirations and Contexts in Polish Detective Film
4. Prof. Kris Van Heuckelom (University of Leuven): The Contemporary Polish Road Film as a Form of (Trans)National Cinema
5. Dr Magdalena Kempna-Pieniążek (UŚ): The Dark Side of Poland? Neo-noir and Police Crime Drama in Patryk Vega’s Works


9.30 – 11.30 am. Session XIII – Room 0.104: Formy niefabularne w perspektywie transnarodowej
Chair: dr hab. Arkadiusz Lewicki
1. Dr Bartosz Kwieciński (Centrum Badań Holocaustu UJ): Broken Jacob’s Ladder. Arizona (1997) by Borzęcka as a Victory of National Cinema over Neoliberal, Transnational New Economy Project.
2. Dr hab. Katarzyna Mąka-Malatyńska (UAM): Between Cultures – Transnational Character of the Short Films by the Łódź Film School Students
3. Dr Krzysztof Kopczyński (UW): Polish International Co-production of Documentaries over the Period 2005-2015 – an Attempt to Capture the Correctness
4. Dr hab. Jadwiga Hučková (UJ): Polish Documentary Filmmakers About the World-Foreign Filmmakers about Poland, Selected Examples


11.30 – 11.45 am.: Coffee Break


11.45 – 1.45 pm. Plenary session XIV – Room 0.103: Worldwide Reception of Polish Cinema
Chair: prof. Paul Coates
1. Prof. dr hab. Inga Perkone-Redovica (Uniw. w Rydze): Wajda’s Influence on Latvian Cinema. Film Stone and Flinders (1966)
2. Dr Imre Szijártó (Eszterházy College): Polish Cinema as Cult
3. Dr Sheila Skaff (New York Univ.): Ida in America. Aesthetics, Identity and Artfulness in the Anti-Cinema Film
4. Dr Witold Adamczyk (Filmhochschule Bielefeld): Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida Among the Audience in North Rhine-Westphalia. Analysis and Perception of the Film from the Perspective of Molar Perception Model.


1.45 pm.: Closing of the Conference:
Speech of the President of TBFiM, prof. Piotr Zwierzchowski
The final speech: prof. Tadeusz Lubelski
2.00 – 2.30 pm. Lunch

Time of speech – 20 min.