Throughout February, the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw joins America in celebrating Black History Month. We will honor the struggle and triumphs of millions of American citizens over the most devastating obstacles, as well as their contributions to the nation’s cultural and political life.

To kick off this celebration, the Embassy is partnering with the CSW Zamek Ujazdowski’s KINO.Lab and the Afryka Inaczej Foundation in a series of film presentations, which showcase African Americans in Cinema from 1920 to the present.   The series will open on February 12 with the presentation of one of the icons of American cinema – the Oscar winning actor and director Sidney Poitier.  The presentations will continue through March, when we will feature the films of Oscar Devereaux Micheaux, widely regarded as the first African-American feature filmmaker.  All showings will take place at CSW’s Kino.Lab (ul. Jazdów 2).

Join us on Friday, February 12

20:30  Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light.  Lee Grant, director; USA, 2000 (documentary on Sidney Poitier)
21:30 The Defiant Ones; Stanley Kramer, director; USA, 1958