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Polish Festival

at the Seattle Center

 


October 2017


Oct 20-29   Seattle Polish Film Festival at SIFF Cinema Uptown
Oct 19-29   SPFF : Vodka and a Drop of Art Party at the Polish Cultural Center
Oct 8   PHA Members' Photograph Taking at the Polish Cultural Center 
Oct 7   The History Keepers Warkshop in Kent 

Taking the 100th anniversary photo


Oct 20-29: Seattle Polish Film Festival at SIFF Cinema Uptown

2016 SPFF Poster

by Celeste Caliri

This is a placeholder for the 25th edition of SPFF. The Festival will run October 19 to October 29 this year. The main venue will be SIFF Cinema Uptown in Seattle as usual, with some movies screened at the Polish Cultural Center on Capitol Hill.

 

The Festival looks for volunteers - if you would like to help, please contact volunteer@polishfilms.org

 

Where: at SIFF Cinema Uptown and Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski in Seattle; tickets TBD & passes TBD available at PCC Dom Polski on TBD.

More: Seattle Polish Film Festival, SGSCA

Oct 19, 6-9 pm: SPFF: Vodka and a Drop of Art Party at the Polish Cultural Center

The Seattle Polish Film Festival invites everybody to the festival kick-off party at the Polish Home in Seattle. Vodka and a Drop of Art is a showcase of classic Polish poster art, with music, food, red carpet photos, vodka testing and a chance to meet Polish filmmakers coming to this year's SPFF. This event is also part of the Capitol Hill Art Walk. Come to enjoy the art, the spirits and starting the festival in style.

 

Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski, in Seattle, admission free

More: Seattle Polish Film Festival

Oct 8, 2:30 pm: PHA Members' Photograph Taking at the Polish Cultural Center

The 75th anniversary photo

The Polish Home Assn invites all members of the organization to participate in a group photo that will be featured in the book commemorating 100th Anniversary of the PHA coming up in November 2018. For more info please read the PHA anniversary book brochure. The book should be available in spring 2018.

 

Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski, in Seattle, admission free

More: for more info about 100th anniversary contact Lidia Jasklowska, for info about the anniversary book contact Krystyna Untersteiner.

Oct 7, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm: We Are History Keepers! Workshop in Kent

This is a return of a very popular workshop. The Ethnic Heritage Council and the Greater Kent Historical Society with the UW Libraries and 4Culture present A Free Workshop on Preserving the Cultural and Historical Record of Your Ethnic Communities, Organizations and Families. UW archivists/specialists will discuss such how-to topics as preserving photos, organizing music collections, putting organizational records in order, preserving personal papers.

  

Where: at the Kent Senior Activity Center in Kent, WA; reservation RSVP, reservations required

More: Ethnic Heritage Council website

 
 

2017  Ryszard Kott

Photo "Fountain" courtesy Hanna Gil, Photo "Seattle" courtesy Ryszard Kwieciński