Sci-Fi Visionary: Piotr Szulkin Celebrates Certainly One Of Poland’s Most Revolutionary Filmmakers

“An Eastern European Ridley Scott… the commentary that is cultural of oeuvre is universalist… their future is our now.” – Ela Bittencourt

“The Polish ‘cinema of anxiety’ soars from this world within the work of Piotr Szulkin… the movies thrive on imaginative eyesight and sociological absurdity.” – Steve Dollar, Wall Street Journal

Film at Lincoln Center is pleased to announce Sci-Fi Visionary: Piotr Szulkin, a retrospective celebrating one of Poland’s many revolutionary filmmakers, September 6-8.

A manager, screenwriter, novelist, theatrical director, and painter, Piotr Szulkin frequently encountered censorship through the Polish Communist regime regarding the belated ’70s and very very early ’80s for their unabashedly governmental works. Continue reading Sci-Fi Visionary: Piotr Szulkin Celebrates Certainly One Of Poland’s Most Revolutionary Filmmakers