Programme

The 17th edition of the Włodzimierz Puchalski International Nature Film Festival

7-11.06.2017

    07.06.2017 – WEDNESDAY The march: „The Forest Wandering Through the City”

09.00  

 the opening of two exhibitions:

- the “Forest colours” exhibition showing the work of the students from
Włodzimierz Puchalski Secondary Schools Complex No. 7 – the cinema hall in
the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź.

-the “At the Edge of the Forest” exhibition by Sebastian Sołtyszewski and Barbara Pluta – the
“Łódka” Gallery, the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź.

09.30  

the vernissage of two exhibitions – the Columned Hall of the Łódź
Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź:

“The Nature of the Białowieża National Park” – the exhibition prepared by the
Białowieża National Park;

“The Białowieża Forest – natural forests or the cultural heritage of the local
People” – the exhibition made available by the Ministry of the Environment.

10.00-17.00  

the competition screenings – the “Szpulka” cinema at
the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź.

10.30  

“Reksio* and Nature - 50 years have passed” -
The “Przytulne” cinema at the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź.

*”Reksio” is the name of the dog which is the main character of the iconic Polish cartoon produced in Łódź

11.00  

the inauguration of the ecological education workshops – Secondary Schools Complex No. 7, 1/3 Minerska Street,  Łódź

11:00   “The Pharmacy on the Forest Meadow and in the Home Garden” – didactic classes, the Botanic Garden in Łódź, 36/38 Krzemieniecka Street, Łódź.
12.00   the screenings of the digitalized films of Włodzimierz Puchalski produced at the Educational Film Studio in Łódź  – the “Przytulne” cinema at  the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź
13.30   Special Screenings - the “Przytulne” cinema at  the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź
16.30   The Festival inauguration – the march: ”The Forest  Wandering Through The City ” – the festival participants walk between galleries
16.30   the vernissage of  Włodzimierz  Puchalski photography exhibition - “Forest People” -  from the collection of the Niepołomicki Museum –  the “Tłustym Drukiem” Gallery, 18 Więckowskiego Street, Łódź
17.00   the private viewing  of Karina Sławińska painting exhibition - “Havens” – Kazimierz Dejmek New Theatre in Łódź, 15 Więckowskiego Street, Łódź
17.30   meeting with the authors of the nature photography exhibition - “The Tale of the Forest”, Curator: Marek Trzeciak – the gallery of the Łódź Photography Association named after Eugeniusz Haneman, 102 Piotrkowska Street , Łódź
18.00  

the vernissage of the Tomasz Ogrodowczyk nature photography exhibition - “Forest Life” – the “Olimpijka” Gallery, 132 Piotrkowska Street, Łódź

18.30  

the vernissage of the “Forest Life Scenes” exhibition presented by members of the Łódź District Polish Nature Photographers – Teachers’ Club, 137/139 Piotrkowska Street , Łódź. The vernissage includes a piano concert of Marcel Baliński. Invitations only

08.06.2017 - Thursday – A trip to the Spala's Forests

08:30   Educational Trip for workshop participants and festival guests to Spała’s Forests. Presentation of everyday forester’s work and wildlife protection issues
09.00  

the opening of Piotr Wypych’s exhibition - “Trees in the landscape. The Association of Lodzkie Region Landscape Parks” – the University of Łódź, Management Department, 22/26 Matejki Street, Łódź

10.00-17:30   the competition films viewing – the “Przytulne” cinema at the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź
20.00   the meeting of the participants of the “Green Studio” workshops for professionals - at the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź

 

09.06.2017 – Friday - The Youth Nature Films Competition and the “Green Studio” workshops

09.00  

a Field trip for ecology workshop participants, Botanic Garden in Łódź, 36/38 Krzemieniecka street, Łódź

09:30-18:30   the competition films viewing – the “Szpulka” cinema at the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź
10.00  

Meeting with the authors – nature photographers at the Brodnicki Landscape Park exhibition prepared by “The Art of Nature” Festival from Toruń – the Film Museum in Łódź, 1 Zwycięstwa Square

10.30   the Youth Nature Films Competition– the competition films viewings – the “Kinematograf”cinema of the Film Museum in Łódź, 1 Zwycięstwa Square
11.00   the “Green Studio” workshops for professionals – Botanic Garden in Łódź, 36/38 Krzemieniecka Street, Łódź.
13.00  

film workshops “Green Studio” for children and teenagers – at the Botanic Garden in Łódź, 36/38 Krzemieniecka Street, Łódź

14.00   the story and presentation of the photographs of King George Island, Włodzimierz Puchalski Secondary Schools Complex No. 7
17.00  

the opening of Włodzimierz Puchalski ‘s photographs exhibition “Polish Forest” from the collection of the Niepołomicki Museum - at the Palm House of the Botanic Garden, 61 Pilsudski avenue, Łódź

17:30  

the opening of the Brodnicki Landscape Park exhibition prepared by “The Art of Nature” Festival from Toruń – the Film Museum in Łódź, 1 Zwycięstwa Square

19.00   the vernissage of the nature photography exhibition “Peewees and Giants” by Magdalena Sarat and Łukasz Łukasik at the “Zarzewska” Gallery – “Zarzewie” Culture Centre, 4 Wandurskiego Street, Łódź

              

10.06.2017 – Saturday – panel discussions, gala and awards ceremony.Strefa Industry /Panele tematyczne:

Room 221, II floor, the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź

10.00   “Forest Value” – held by the Regional Directorate of the State Forests
10.30   “The Białowieża Forest” - reminiscences about Simona Kossak. Panel discussion: Joanna Kossak, Bożena Walencik and Beata Hyża- Czołpińska
12.00   The Antarctic - polar station, glaciers, penguins!” – the show of slides by Piotr Horzela
13.00  

“The Authorial Nature Film – The Green documentary film”. The “Honey Hunters” directed by Krystian Matysek - film case study. Moderator: Dorota Roszkowska, panelists: Dagmara Rajcanova, Bożena Walencik, Roman Dębski, Monika Zawadzka.

18.00   the Award Gala Event – the “Szpulka” cinema at the Łódź Culture Centre, 18 Traugutta Street, Łódź.
20.00   a visit to the Botanic Garden for the festival guests and participants
21.30  

the open-air presentation of the Grand Prix films of the 17th Włodzimierz Puchalski International Nature Film Festival and the feature film directed by Jan Jakub Kolski - “Forest – 4 a. m.”, the Botanic Garden in Łódź, 36/38 Krzemieniecka Street, Łódź

  

11.06.2017 – SUNDAY
 viewing of the laureate films of the 17th Włodzimierz Puchalski International Nature Film Festival

15.00  

Radio Łódź, ul. Narutowicza 130, Łódź

17:00   the „Charlie” cinema, ul. Piotrkowska 203/205, Łódź.
19:30   the  „Kinematograf” cinema of the Film Museum in Lodz, 1 Zwycięstwa square, Łódź.