Polish Film Festival LA

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The Seventeenth Annual Polish Film Festival will be held in various venues around Los Angeles October 12-20, 2016. The Opening Gala at the Egyptian Theatre takes place Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. and will feature screening of Janusz Majewski’s feature, The Eccentrics. The Sunny Side of the Street. Festival screenings are held at the Laemmle’s NoHo 7 theatre and Laemmle’s Monica Film Center. Additional screenings take place at the Laemmle Music Hall (Beverly Hills), Armer Theatre at Cal State Northridge, and Regency South Coast Village Theatre in Santa Ana, and nearly every screening features a special guest who related to the film who will provide a Q&A.

Below is a listing of highlights of the 2016 Festival by venue:

Screenings at Laemmle NoHo 7

  • Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Selection of shorts; 9 p.m. feature: Planet Single
  • Oct. 14, 7 p.m. Selection of documentaries; 9 p.m. feature: Walpurgis Night
  • Oct. 15, 1 p.m. Selection of documents and shorts; 5 p.m. feature: Secret Sharer; 7 p.m. feature: The Red Spider; 9 p.m. feature: Karbala
  • Oct. 16, 1 p.m. Selection of animations; 5 p.m. feature: No Matter How Hard We Tried; 7 p.m. feature: King of Life; 9 p.m. feature: Forest, 4 a.m.
  • Oct. 17, 7 p.m. feature: Kamper; 9 p.m. feature: United States of Love
  • Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Selection of shorts; 9 p.m. feature: Chemo
  • Oct. 19, 7 p.m. Selection of shorts; 9 p.m. Game On
  • Oct. 20, 7 p.m. feature: Geisha; 9 p.m. feature: Those Daughters of Mine

Laemmle Monica Film Center

  • Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Selection of shorts; 9 p.m. feature: Walpurgis Night
  • Oct. 14, 7 p.m. feature: Forest, 4 a.m.; 9 p.m. feature: The Story of Swarm or You Hear Better Underground
  • Oct. 15, 1 p.m. Selection of documentaries and shorts; 3 p.m. feature: The High Frontier; 5 p.m. feature: Jonathan; 7 p.m. feature: Game On; 9 p.m. feature: The Here After
  • Oct. 16, 1 p.m. Madame Curie (opera documentary); 3 p.m. feature: Welcome Homo; 5 p.m. feature: Merry-Go-Round; 7 p.m. feature: The Double Life of Veronique; 9 p.m. feature: Planet Single
  • Oct. 17, 7 p.m. Selection of documentaries; 9 p.m. feature: Those Daughters of Mine
  • Oct. 18, 7 p.m. feature: King of Life; 9 p.m. feature: United States of Love
  • Oct. 19, 7 p.m. feature: Kamper; 9 p.m. feature: 11 Minutes
  • Oct. 20, 7 p.m. feature: Chemo; 9 p.m. feature: Strange Heaven

Laemmle Music Hall

  • Oct. 16, 11 a.m. feature: Persona Non Grata

Armer Theater, Manzanita Hall, Cal State Northridge

  • Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. feature: Generations

Regency South Coast Village Theatre, Santa Ana

  • Oct. 14, 7 p.m. feature: Merry-Go-Round; 9 p.m. feature: Karbala
  • Oct. 15, 2 p.m. feature: Geisha; 4 p.m. feature: The Story of Swarm or You Hear Better Underground; 7 p.m. feature; Strange Heaven; 9 p.m. feature: Those Daughters of Mine
  • Oct. 16, 2 p.m. Selection of documentaries; 4 p.m. Selection of shorts; 6 p.m. feature: Walpurgis Night; 8 p.m. feature: The Story of Swarm or You Hear Better Underground

For a full listing of screenings, visit polishfilm.org.

[Source: press release]