Istanbul Modern Cinema to host most extensive retrospective Polish filmmaker Kieslowski
Kieslowski particularly gained international renown with his trilogy ‘Three Colors.’Between Feb. 6 and 23, Istanbul Modern Cinema, in collaboration with the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, will present the most extensive retrospective of Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski to date in Turkey.
With his unique narrative language, meticulous attention to detail, bare critique of the human being, and subtle cinematography, Kieslowski, who is known as a “cinematic poet,” has contributed great masterpieces to world cinema.
Forty-seven films to be screened
Comprising of 47 films, the program ranges from the director’s early career as a documentary filmmaker conveying the social realities in Poland of the 70s to The Decalogue, his series of 10 films representing the 10 Commandments, done for Polish Television.
Kieslowski gained international renown with his trilogy “Three Colors” based on the three concepts symbolized by the French flag; liberty, equality, and fraternity. Together with Ingmar Bergman and Andrei Tarkovsky, the powerful storyteller is among the touchstones of European auteur cinema. Besides film screenings, the program “All about Kieslowski” will include a talk on the cinema of Kieslowski.