Polish Studies Film Series: Green Border/Zielona Granica (2023, dir. Agnieszka Holland, OSU only screening)

Poster for Green Border
April 10, 2024
5:30PM - 8:30PM
360 Journalism Building

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Add to Calendar 2024-04-10 17:30:00 2024-04-10 20:30:00 Polish Studies Film Series: Green Border/Zielona Granica (2023, dir. Agnieszka Holland, OSU only screening) UWAGA!/ATTENTION!Due to restrictions by the U.S. distributor Kino Lorber, this is an exclusive screening of Green Border that is open ONLY to members of The Ohio State University community (students, staff, faculty). Additionally, we will have a cap of 25 attendees. Thank you for your understanding and please keep an eye out for the U.S. theatrical release of Green Border happening in summer 2024!Join the Polish Studies Initiative (PSI) and POLISH 5194 for a special five-part film series showcasing both classics and new works of Polish cinema. All screenings will take place in 360 Journalism Building. Please send questions to PSI program coordinator, Alicia Baca (baca.31@osu.edu). Discussion will follow each film screening.Green Border/Zielona Granica (2023, dir. Agnieszka Holland)"In the treacherous and swampy forests that make up the so called 'green border' between Belarus and Poland, refugees from the Middle East and Africa trying to reach the European Union are trapped in a geopolitical crisis cynically engineered by Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko. In an attempt to provoke Europe, refugees are lured to the border by propaganda promising easy passage to the EU. Pawns in this hidden war, the lives of Julia, a newly minted activist who has given up her comfortable life, Jan, a young border guard, and a Syrian family intertwine. 30 years after Europa Europa, three-time Oscar Nominee Agnieszka Holland’s poignant new feature Zielona Granica opens our eyes, speaks to the heart, and challenges us to reflect on the moral choices that fall to ordinary people every day." – La Biennale di Venezia 360 Journalism Building Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies cseees@osu.edu America/New_York public

UWAGA!/ATTENTION!

Due to restrictions by the U.S. distributor Kino Lorber, this is an exclusive screening of Green Border that is open ONLY to members of The Ohio State University community (students, staff, faculty). Additionally, we will have a cap of 25 attendees. Thank you for your understanding and please keep an eye out for the U.S. theatrical release of Green Border happening in summer 2024!


Join the Polish Studies Initiative (PSI) and POLISH 5194 for a special five-part film series showcasing both classics and new works of Polish cinema. All screenings will take place in 360 Journalism Building. Please send questions to PSI program coordinator, Alicia Baca (baca.31@osu.edu). Discussion will follow each film screening.

Green Border/Zielona Granica (2023, dir. Agnieszka Holland)

"In the treacherous and swampy forests that make up the so called 'green border' between Belarus and Poland, refugees from the Middle East and Africa trying to reach the European Union are trapped in a geopolitical crisis cynically engineered by Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko. In an attempt to provoke Europe, refugees are lured to the border by propaganda promising easy passage to the EU. Pawns in this hidden war, the lives of Julia, a newly minted activist who has given up her comfortable life, Jan, a young border guard, and a Syrian family intertwine. 30 years after Europa Europa, three-time Oscar Nominee Agnieszka Holland’s poignant new feature Zielona Granica opens our eyes, speaks to the heart, and challenges us to reflect on the moral choices that fall to ordinary people every day." – La Biennale di Venezia