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Depiction of the March 1968 in Polish cinema

Maciej Pietrzak

Abstract

The main subject of the research undertaken in the dissertation are the ways of telling about the events of March 1968 developed over the last five decades in Polish cinema. The analysed research material consists of both feature films and documentaries, in which events of March were central issue and those in which references to that time constitute only a side or episodic thread. An important context of my investigations are also references to the reception of individual works, which are an important complement to the main considerations. The principal part of the disquisition has been arranged in a diachronic system, in order to specify the changing tendencies occurring within the discussed problem at various periods of the history of Polish cinema. A comprehensive analysis of the achievements of Polish film in the field of telling about March '68 and its consequences will enable to indicate which narratives that create the cultural memory of that time occupy dominant positions in cinema, and which of them are marginalized or untold.
Record ID
UAM5e8321ab72c74d8fa27bfbd5bdb9c394
Diploma type
Doctor of Philosophy
Author
Title in Polish
Obraz Marca 1968 roku w kinematografii polskiej
Title in English
Depiction of the March 1968 in Polish cinema
Language
pol (pl) Polish
Certifying Unit
Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology (SNoJiL/WFPiK/FoPaCP)
Discipline
literary studies / (humanities) / (humanities)
Scientific discipline (2.0)
1.5 literary studies
Status
Finished
Defense Date
18-09-2018
Title date
18-09-2018
Supervisor
URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10593/23741 Opening in a new tab
Keywords in English
March '68, history of Polish cinema, Polish feature films, Polish documentary films, history in film
Abstract in English
The main subject of the research undertaken in the dissertation are the ways of telling about the events of March 1968 developed over the last five decades in Polish cinema. The analysed research material consists of both feature films and documentaries, in which events of March were central issue and those in which references to that time constitute only a side or episodic thread. An important context of my investigations are also references to the reception of individual works, which are an important complement to the main considerations. The principal part of the disquisition has been arranged in a diachronic system, in order to specify the changing tendencies occurring within the discussed problem at various periods of the history of Polish cinema. A comprehensive analysis of the achievements of Polish film in the field of telling about March '68 and its consequences will enable to indicate which narratives that create the cultural memory of that time occupy dominant positions in cinema, and which of them are marginalized or untold.

Uniform Resource Identifier
https://researchportal.amu.edu.pl/info/phd/UAM5e8321ab72c74d8fa27bfbd5bdb9c394/
URN
urn:amu-prod:UAM5e8321ab72c74d8fa27bfbd5bdb9c394

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