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

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

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

“The Polish ‘cinema of anxiety’ soars from this globe when you look at the work of Piotr Szulkin… the films thrive on imaginative eyesight and sociological absurdity.” – Steve Dollar, Wall Street Journal

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

A manager, screenwriter, novelist, theatrical manager, and painter, Piotr Szulkin frequently encountered censorship from the Polish Communist regime of this late ’70s and early ’80s for their unabashedly governmental works. Continue reading “Sci-Fi Visionary: Piotr Szulkin Celebrates One of Poland’s Most Revolutionary Filmmakers”