In 2023 Wislawa Szymborska would have celebrated her 100 birthday. As part of the celebrations Joanna Helander will have several exhibitions in Poland and beyond dedicated to Wislawa Szymborska.
Author: Bo Persson
Joanna Helander exibition in Kraków Photomonth
One of many articles and reviews from Joanna Helander´s exhibition in Kraków, May 2019
Joanna Helander exhibition in Kraków
Joanna Helander has been invited by Photo Monthly in Kraków to have a new exhibition “Ladies Looking”. More than 130 prints will be shown at the Ethnographic Museum. The exhibition is open between May 24 and June 23.
“Watching the Moon at Night” screened across the world!
We are honored to mention that “Watching the Moon at Night” in 2017 was screened in many countries in wonderful venues.
In May the film was invited by Conceil Regional in Paris and was screened to a sold out audience in the heart of Paris.
The screening was supported by AfVT- Association francaise des Victimes du Terrorisme and MPCT – Mouvement pour la Paix et contre le Terrorisme.
In November “Watching the Moon at Night” was invited to be screened at the Cinematheques in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The screening were sold out and followed by panel discussions.
Watching the Moon at Night — March 28 at The Center for Jewish History in New York
Film and Discussion
This powerful and timely documentary inspired by the historian Walter Laqueur explores the causes and consequences of terrorism and anti-Semitism around the globe. Creative camerawork and the poems of Nobel laureate Wislawa Szymborska are part of this exquisitely rendered cinematic essay. With filmmakers Bo Persson and Joanna Helander and journalist/educator/author and friend of Daniel Pearl, Asra Nomani. Moderated byJonathan Brent, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
Ticket Info: $10 general; $7 members, seniors, students
presented by Center for Jewish History, American Sephardi Federation, YIVO Institute, and Yeshiva University Museum
Swedish and American première
Swedish première for “Watching the Moon at Night” on March 17 in Stockholm.
American première in New York on March 28 at the Center for Jewish History.
“Watching the Moon at Night” at the Conrad festival
We were pleased to screen “Watching the Moon at Night” at the International Festival of Literature, the Conrad festival in Kraków, in October.
Excellent screening, crowded cinema and very good discussion in cinema Kino Pod Baranami at the main square.