21.11.2022 Events, Film

Film Long Day Tomorrow

November 21, 2022 at 7pm ET
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland
Jan Karski Corner, 233 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

Free with RSVP, email: ny.publicaffairs@msz.gov.pl⁠
Or fill out this form [Polish]

Read The First News review of Long Day Tomorrow.

Film will be screened with Polish and English subtitles.

In Jeevodaya, India there is an educational and therapeutic centre for lepers and their families. Helena Pyz came here from Poland thirty years ago to help sick and hungry children. Over the years, she has begun to feel her weakness more and more acutely but the strength of her character does not allow her to surrender to her own illness. A long-lasting documentary observation helps to understand what was the unique role of  the doctor. Surrounded by reckless people, doctor Helena seems to be the only person who can see the significance of the centre and its selfless nature.

About the Director Paweł Wysoczański

Director, screenwriter and producer. He graduated in directing from Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Film School in Poland. His film “Point of view”, created during film school received multiple awards. His graduated film „On the road” tells a story of a coal miner from Silesia who sets off on a journey to meet Dalai Lama. The film received multiple awards. Paweł’s next film “We will be happy one day” is about a boy from a poor district in Silesia, who makes a film with his cell phone about his friends’ dreams. The film was awarded in Los Angeles, Madrid, Reykjavik, Kiev, Warsaw, Jihlava, Miskloc, Laipzig. „We will be happy one day” was bought by several TV stations – in South Korea, Germany and Spain. 

In 2015 Pawel Wysoczanski made “Jurek” – a portrait of Jerzy Kukuczka, a world famous Himalaya and Karakorum mountaineer. The film received 27 awards worldwide, including Bilbao, Ljublana, Kathmandu, Torello, Vancouver, Ujlu in South Korea, Copenhagen. Latest film „Long Day Tomorrow” – a long-lasting documentary about doctor Helena Pyz. She came thirty years ago to Jeevodaya (India) – therapeutic centre for lepers. The film was made for 7 years.  „Long Day Tomorrow” was released in cinemas in Poland. The film received awards in Chicago, New Zealand, Firenze and Warsaw. 

Since 2011 he is an expert of Polish Film Institute. In collaboration with the Polish Consulate in Toronto, he leads film workshops with Polish Canadian students – „We the Poles”. Paweł is the founder and owner of Black and White Productions film production company. He lives in Warsaw.

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