Fragmented Memories: Polish and Polish Jewish Culture Through Film


Analyzes, compares, and assesses representations of Polish Christians and Polish Jews—their life experiences, interactions, shared and separate fates—in documentaries and fiction films made in Poland from the 1930s to the present day. Includes films by Wajda, Polanski, Munk, Kieslowski; also a 2008 documentary about pre-World War II Christian-Jewish relations in Poland by Jolanta Dylewska. All films screened with English subtitles.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • POLISH 308S
  • RIGHTS 308S
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring