Polish School of Animation 1

TANGO

60 years ago, thanks to the success of House, which won the prize in the experimental film competition at EXPO 58 in Brussels, Jan Lenica and Walerian Borowczyk initiated the world-renowned artistic phenomenon called ‘Polish school of animation’. From the very beginning, one of the most important features of the school was its original, plastic character which, as time passed by, strengthened the conviction that the auteur artistic animation has more in common with the tradition of plastic arts than film. The following generations of Polish animated film makers reveal new facets of this unique visual adventure of the world cinema.

 

House
Walerian Borowczyk, Jan Lenica  | PL 1958 | 11 min

Labyrinth
Jan Lenica | PL 1961 | 14 min

Red and Black
Witold Giersz  | PL 1963 | 6 min

Everything Is a Number
Stefan Schabenbeck | PL 1966 | 8 min

Hobby
Daniel Szczechura  | PL 1968 | 7  min

The Roll-Call
Ryszard Czekała | PL 1970 | 7 min

Road
Mirosław Kijowicz | PL 1971 | 5 min

Reflection
Jerzy Kucia | PL 1979 | 6 min

Tango
Zbigniew Rybczyński | PL 1980 | 8 min

Solo in a Fallow Field
Jerzy Kalina | PL 1981 | 7 min