Previously at the ICA - Films
29 Nov 2014
Personnel was Krzysztof Kieślowski’s debut feature film for Polish television after working in the documentary field following his time at Lodz film school. The story of Romek (played by future Polish director Juliusz Machulski) and his fascination with art leads him to becoming an apprentice tailor at his local theater for their opera performances.
While specifically involving the theatre company within the story, Kieslowski is also examining the ways in which corrupt institutions rule over art by political diktat.
Followed by a Q&A with Personnel director of photography Witold Stok BSC, hosted by ICA Film & Cinema Manager and the season curator Nico Marzano.
Witold Stok BSC Director of Photography of 24 feature films, 25 TV features, and over 50 documentaries by directors including Krzysztof Kieślowski, Marek Piwowski, Nicolas Roeg, Stephen Poliakoff, and Paweł Pawlikowski. Director/scriptwriter of 13 shorts. Currently lecturing at Arts University Bournemouth, Goldsmiths University of London, and Andrzej Wajda's Master School of Film Directing in Warsaw.
Personnel (Personel), dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1976, 72 mins
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