THE LAST POGROM: Bogdan's Journey

  • Poland
  • United States
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Bogdan Białek, journalist and accomplished psychologist, emerges to talk publicly about a massacre in which his townspeople took part in over 50 years before. With the fury he provokes, his town will be taken on a journey from denial of guilt, anger, conspiracy theories and family secrets to compassion and search for closeness with the families of the victims of the pogrom. The transformation of the community will come with a high personal price for Białek.


  • Original title
    Pogrom: Przy Planty 7/9
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Michal Jaskulski
  • Editing
    Marcin Latanik
  • Music
    Bartek Gliniak
  • Sound
    Radosław Ochnio
  • Duration
    86 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Poland
    • United States
  • Colour
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Festivals
    • Kopenhagen Jewish Film Festival 2017 (Denmark)
    • Galway Film Fleadh 2017 (Ireland)
    • Medimed 2017 (Spain)
    • Espacio Enter Canarias 2017 (Spain)
    • Neisse Film Festival 2017 (Germany)
    • Real Time Film Festival 2017 (Nigeria)
    • AegeanDocs International Film Festival 2017 (Greece)
    • Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival 2017
    • Vancouver Jewish Film Festival 2016 (Canada)
    • Toronto Jewish Film Festival 2017 (Canada)
    • Docs Against Gravity International Film Festival 2016 (Poland)
    • Camerimage International Film Festival 2016 (Poland)
    • Watch Docs Human Rights in Film 2016 (Poland)
    • Festival Form Dokumentalnych NURT 2016 (Poland)
    • Warsaw Jewish Film Festival 2016 (Poland)
    • Żydowskie Motywy Międzynarodowy Festiwal Filmowy 2017 (Poland)
    • International Festival of Documentary Films "Meetings in Siberia" 2017 (Russia)
    • International Festival of Ethnographical Film 2017 (Serbia)UK Jewish Film Festival 2017
    • Jersey City International Television and Film Festival 2016 (USA)
    • Austin Jewish Film Festival 2016 (USA)
    • St. Louis International Film Festival 2016 (USA)
    • Maine Jewish Film Festival 2016 (USA)
    • Chicago Jewish Film Festival 2016 (USA)
    • Westchester Jewish Film Festival 2017 (USA)
    • Baltimore Jewish Film Festival 2017 (USA)
    • Gainesville Jewish Film Festival 2017 (USA)
    • Berkshire Jewish Film Festival 2017 (USA)
    • Southampton Jewish Film Festival 2017 (USA)
  • Awards
    • Best Documentary Film (Interfaith Jury) - St. Louis International Film Festival
    • GRAND PRIX “Golden Warsaw Phoenix” - International Film Festival “Jewish Motifs”
    • Audience Choise Award - “Jewish Motifs” International Film Festival – Audience Award
    • Best Polish Film Award “Jewish Motifs” International Film Festival
    • Best Documentary Film Award - Jersey City International Television and Film Festival
    • Special Award - Warsaw Jewish Film Festival is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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