Adam Mickiewicz Institute

Grzegorz Wiśniewski, PhD – head coordinator of the project "Season of Russia in Poland / Season of Poland in Russia - Warsaw-Moscow / Moscow-Warsaw 2004-2005". A graduate of the Poznan Medical Academy, he completed his doctorate in cultural anthropology at the Academy of Social Studies in Moscow. For over a quarter of a century, he has been involved in cultural affairs and the furthering and promotion of Polish culture in Poland and abroad, serving as assistant director of the Center for Polish Culture and Information in Moscow (1988-1992) as well as assistant director of the Arts Department at the Ministry of Culture (1995-1997). He is also active as an essayist, publicist and translator of Russian literature. Since the year 2000, Secretary of the Board of Directors of the First Association of Polish Writers.

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The Karta Center

The Karta Center - an independent non-governmental organization (incorporated as a foundation), documenting and popularizing the recent history of Poland and Eastern Europe. It continues the activities of the illegal "Karta" and the clandestine Eastern Archives of the 1980s.

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Higher Courses of Script Writers and Directors

Higher Courses of Script Writers and Directors - The courses were launched in 1963 in Moscow. Almost half of the contemporary Russian script writers and directors recruit from the graduates of the courses. The thing which distinguishes the Courses from other Russian cinematography institutes is its divergence from formal academism and its movement towards an individual approach to every student. During the long-standing institute’s work the lectures were held by Alexandr Adabashyan, Georgi Daneliya, Vladimir Menshov, Aleksandr Mitta, Nikita Mikhalkov, Vladimir Motyl, Sergey Solovyov, Andrei Tarkovsky and Pyotr Todorovsky.

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Embassy in Moscow

Embassy on the Internet: www.polandemb.ru

Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Sankt Petersburg

Consulate on the Internet: www.konsulatrp.ru

I don’t know how an idea comes into mind. This is something that just comes. From where? It is derived from everything that we have touched thus far in life.

 Krzysztof Kieślowski

Forum Russia - Poland. New Gaze is a part of a project Season of Russia in Poland. Season of Poland in Russia. Warsaw – Moscow. Moscow – Warsaw. 2004-2005 organized by Adam Mickiewicz Institut.

Patronage of the documentary workshops Russia - Poland. New Gaze is presided over by The Minister of Culture of Poland.

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