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A new film from Marian Marzynski, the acclaimed director of Shtetl
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Screen for the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Never Forget to Lie will be broadcast on PBS's Frontline on April 30
Upcoming Screening: Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYC (April 21, 2013)
Upcoming Screening: Coolidge Corner Theater, Boston (Mar. 3, 2013)
Upcoming Screening: Landmark La Jolla Village, Calif. (Mar. 3, 2013)
Upcoming Theatrical Run: Miami Beach Cinematheque, Florida (February 15-20, 2013)
Muvico Parisian 20, Florida (February 2013)
Emmy Award winning filmmaker Marian Marzynski was born in Poland and survived the Holocaust as a Jewish child hidden by Christians. In Never Forget to Lie, the most recent of Marzynski's critically-lauded autobiographical films, the director explores his own wartime childhood and the experiences of other child survivors, teasing out their feelings about Poland, the Catholic Church, and the ramifications of identities forged under circumstances where survival began with the directive "never forget to lie."
Marzynski began his 40-year career as a journalist and popular television show host in Poland. A wry observer of life and a pioneer of European cinéma-vérité, Marzynski, has worked alongside Roman Polanski and taught many American filmmakers including Gus Van Sant. In addition to his landmark documentary Shtetl, Marzynski's films include Settlement and dozens of films broadcast on PBS's Frontline and European TV.
Articles & Links
Marian Marzynski Filmography (PDF)
JTA: Acclaimed filmmaker turns camera on his own Holocaust experience for ‘Frontline’
(March, 2013) | Read Article
NPR's "Here & Now" Feature and Interview with Marian Marzynski (March, 2013) | Listen Now
The Boston Globe, Interview with Marian Marzynski (April, 2012) | Read Article
The Jewish Advocate, Interview with Marian Marzynski (April, 2012) | Read Article
Never Forget to Lie
USA, 2012, 55 min, English & Polish with English Subtitles, Directed by Marian Marzynski
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