Monthly program

Thursday, December 1st, 6:00 p.m.
Natan Gross, in Memoriam - meeting with Jerzy RIDAN, Prof. Aleksander SKOTNICKI and Roman WŁODEK, and film presentation: Natan Gross - Tango by J. Ridan. An evening dedicated to the late Natan Gross, writer, filmmaker and journalist, born in Cracow, who passed away on October 5th, 2005, in Tel-Aviv.

Wednesday, December 7th, 6:00 p.m.
Chopin's Afterlife - documentary film by Ophra YERUSHALMI (52 min., in English). Chopin's Afterlife is a pianist's search for Frédéric Chopin. The director, Ophra Yerushalmi, a pianist, for whom Chopin has been a constant source of inspiration, is joined by musicians and non-musicians, dancers, poets and visual artists. They are young and old, masters and students, all with a special affinity for the composer. Together they investigate different layers hidden under the seeming simplicity and sheer beauty of the music.

Thursday, December 8th, 6:00 p.m.
Kantor - documentary film by Andrzej SAPIJA about Tadeusz Kantor, on the 15th anniversary of his death (75 min., in Polish with English subtitles).

Monday, December 12th, 6:00 p.m.
Wiele twarzy Ukrainy / Ukraine's Many Faces
- presentation of a book (in Polish) by Izabela CHRU¦LIŃSKA and Piotr TYMA.


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Tuesday, December 13th, 6:00 p.m.
Simon Wiesenthal, in Memoriam - documentary films: The Price of Life (Cena życia) by Jadwiga Wolska, and Simon Wiesenthal in Cracow (1994). (in Polish).

Thursday, December 15th, 6:00 p.m.
Jewish Students of the Jagiellonian University - lecture by Prof. Mariusz KULCZYKOWSKI, author of a book under the same title (in Polish).

Monday, December 19th, 6:00 p.m.
Meeting with Alicja KOBOS-KAMIŃSKA, Polish poet living in Sweden, and presentation of her recent books of poetry: Oddech ziemi and Czas idzie, czas biegnie. (in Polish)

Saturday, December 31st, 7:30 p.m.*
NEW YEAR'S EVE CONCERT 2004 / 2005 Chamber music concert Adam Musialski (violin) and Beata Musialska(piano) After the concert we invite you to toast the New Year with a glass of champagne. The reception will end around 11:00 p.m.

* admission charged

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