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  • 21 November 2017

    From 16th to 19th of October 2017, Adam Mickiewicz Institute in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Baku presented the program “Cinema for Social Change” within the 1st documentary film festival in Azerbaijan entitled: „Imagine. Euro Tolerance Festival”.

    The festival initiated by the European Union Delegation I Azerbaijan, was implemented with the help of EU member states and two official partners: Azerbaijani  festival  DokuBaku and Adam Mickiewicz Institute.


    The program “Cinema for Social Change” consisted of four (Azerbaijani  subtitled) contemporary Polish documentaries dealing with various aspects of living in a contemporary society; like  upbringing (“ You don’t really know how much I love you” directed by P. Łoziński), migration (“Brothers”  by W. Staroń),  artistic creativity (“Wróblewski according to Wajda” by Andrzej Wajda) or human rights (“Call of Freedom” by L. Gnoinski, W. Słota).


    Documentary shows were followed by the debates and workshops  with the directors: Paweł Łoziński, Wojciech Staroń and local experts as well as IAM representatives. IAM program was attended by Azerbaijani students, representatives of scientific and cultural circles, journalists, members of the local Polish community and diplomats accredited in Azerbaijan. Workshops (interpreted in Azerbaijani language) were very popular among students of the University of Art and Culture and young  local artists involved in making documentary films.


    Photos: Adam Mickiewicz Institute

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