Embassy of the Republic of Poland
August 9th &
August 12th
Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
Washington, DC


Poland’s submission for the 89th Academy Awards

by Andrzej Wajda




Wednesday, August 9

8:30 pm


Saturday, August 12

8:30 pm






The final film of the great Polish director Andrzej Wajda 
(who passed away in October), "Afterimage" is a
passionate biopic about avant-garde artist
Władyslaw Strzemiński (brilliantly played by
Polish superstar Bogusław Linda), who battled Stalinist
orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance
his progressive ideas about art. More...

 Afterimage - Official Trailer



Directed by Andrzej Wajda, Poland, 2016, 98 min. 

In Polish with English subtitles


A Foreigner's Guide to Polish Cinema




One of the largest and most respected Jewish film festivals in North America, the Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) is an international exhibition of cinema that celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture and experience through the moving image. In addition to the annual festival, the WJFF presents an ongoing, year-round film series, in their home venue at the Edlavitch DCJCC.

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