“The Last Klezmer, Leopold Kozlowski,
His Life and Music”
As seen through the eyes of klezmer musician, photographer and filmmaker Yale Strom, THE LAST KLEZMER portrays the animated life and music of Leopold Kozlowski, the last performing klezmer musician who grew up with this musical tradition in Poland. A generation ago, this region boasted thousands of "klezmorim" among its three-and-a-half million Jews. Leopold retraces his life through memory, music and a journey back to his hometown of Przemyslany (near Lvov, Ukraine). We see Leopold in
contemporary times as a conductor and music teacher passing his knowledge of Jewish music to a new generation.
“Tickle in the Heart”
An international smash hit and the world's most popular film about klezmer music, A TICKLE IN THE HEART captures the story of the Epstein Brothers (Max, Willie and Julius) klezmer legends on a joyous (and hilarious)…
A Polish poster art ‘pop-up’ gallery and vodka cocktails!
Join us at the 4th annual Vodka and a Drop of Art at the Polish Home on Capitol Hill — Thursday, October 18, 7-11pm — with a vodka tasting and special preview of this year’s Polish film festival. Explore the world of vintage film posters gathered from local private collections.
You can purchase tickets and participate in vodka tasting locally-made Polandia Vodka. You’ll want to try our signature festival cocktail, and win prizes.
There will be music, food, red carpet photos, vodka tasting, and your first chance to meet some of this year's filmmakers from Poland. You'll also be able to get a copy of this year's program, check out trailers to all the films, and buy your festival passes.
Party starts at 7PM so come…