Overcoming Fate. Film, tour, talk. Auckland Heritage Festival 2021

Sun Oct 03 2021 at 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Polish Heritage Trust Museum in Howick, New Zealand | Auckland

Polish Heritage Trust Museum in Howick, New Zealand
Publisher/HostPolish Heritage Trust Museum in Howick, New Zealand
Overcoming Fate. Film, tour, talk. Auckland Heritage Festival 2021 See this deeply moving, hauntingly creative and contemporary film interpretation of the Polish Pahiatua children's journey, as recalled 70 years on by the participants.
Documentary footage, poetic and artistic devices reveal a viewpoint of personal tragedy, forced journeying and overcoming adversity.
“The heroes of my film are Polish children who survived deportation to Siberia together with their families, and then, as a result of exile in wartime, went to [New Zealand]” says award-winning director Marek Lechowicz. “Most of these children lost their loved ones and have not yet visited the homeland”.
'Overcoming Fate' was filmed in Auckland and Poland and screened on Polish television. Subtitles. PG. A talk and guided tour will be offered.
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$10 per person. Cash and internet banking accepted. Sorry, no Eftpos available.
Polish Museum. 125 Elliot St, Howick.
Ph 09 533 3530. Email: [email protected]
Tickets $10 (includes cup of tea)
No bookings required for individual visitors, group bookings by prior arrangement.

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Polish Heritage Trust Museum in Howick, New Zealand, 125 Elliot Street, Howick,, Auckland, New Zealand 2014, Auckland, New Zealand

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