POLISH STUDIES ENDOWMENT COMMITTEE

Hospital of the Transfiguration

Hospital of the Transfiguration

October 6, 2021 at 7:30PM (PT) on ZOOM

In celebration of the Year of Stanisław Lem, Seattle-Gdynia Sister City Association and UW PSEC announce a showing of

Hospital of the Transfiguration ( in Polish: Szpital Przemienienia) is an adaptation of Stanisław Lem’s book of the same name. The 1979 film directed by Edward Żebrowski tells a story of a young doctor who starts to work in a psychiatric hospital in Nazi occupied Poland.

The movie showing will be preceded by an introduction by Dawid Junke, Ph.D. from the Institute of Cultural Studies at the University of Wrocław. Dr. Junke is the recipient of the 2021 Fulbright Slavic Award, and will be teaching a course “Cinematic Metamorphoses: Polish and American Cinema after 1989” at the UW during Spring quarter 2022.  

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