International Cinema Retrospectives
Andrzej Wajda is one of the leading film directors of the world and probably the most prominent Polish one along with the likes of Krzysztof Zanussi, Roman Polanski and Krzysztof Kieślowski among others. Winner of the lifetime award at the Academy Awards (Oscar) in 2000, Wajda also won several prestigious ones including BAFTA award for Danton, Honorary Golden bear at Berlin International Film Festival in 2006, Palme d’ Or at Cannes Film Festival for Man of Iron, Jury special prize at Cannes Film Festival for Kanal and Career Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1998 to name some. The master director passed away on 9 October 2016. Silhouette editor Amitava Nag recollects watching a few films of Andrzej Wajda and their everlasting impressions.