Bogdan’s Journey

  • United States of America (USA), Poland
  • Documentary
  • 2016
  • 86 min.
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Bogdan’s Journey

  • United States of America (USA), Poland
  • Documentary
  • 2016
  • 86 min.

Synopsis

Europe's last pogrom — in Kielce, Poland in 1946 — poisoned Polish-Jewish relationships for generations. A Catholic Pole, embarks on a decade long journey to heal the wounds and bridge the divide. Starting alone, he confronts the deepest prejudices of his fellow citizens and strives to reconnect Kielce with the outside Jewish community.

Credits

Director(s)

Michal Jaskulski, Lawrence Loewinger

Producer(s)

Michal Jaskulski, Lawrence Loewinger, Marcin Wierzchoslawski

Script

Michal Jaskulski

Cinematography

Michal Jaskulski

Editor

Marcin Latanik

Original Music

Bartek Gliniak

Original Language

Polish, English

Subtitles

English, Hebrew, Polish

Sound designer

Radosław Ochnio

  • Winner

    Grand Prix
    Jewish Motifs International Film Festival
  • Winner

    Best Polish Film Award
    Jewish Motifs International Film Festival
  • Winner

    Audience Choice Award
    Jewish Motifs International Film Festival
  • Winner

    Best Documentary Interfaith Awards
    Saint Louis International Film Festival
    2016
  • Winner

    Special Award
    Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

Festival Highlights

Docs Against Gravity International Film Festival, , 2016

Jewish Motifs Film Festival, Poland

Saint Louis International Film Festival, USA , 2016

  • Go see this teachable moment docufilm and take a heed from people’s behavior gone so wrong.
    Nurit Greenger, The Jerusalem Post
  • The true and important message lays at the center of the film. That this is now. This is happening again. We need to learn from the past and not forget it.
    Alana Burman, The Queen of Style

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