The House

(Jan Lenica, Walerian Borowczyk, 1958, 11 min)

Polish title: Dom

The third and final collaboration between Lenica and Borowczyk, The House was awarded the Grand Prix at the International Experimental Film Competition at the 1958 World's Fair in Brussels. The House is composed of several loosely related episodes without a narrative thread and employs various techniques. The film represented a major advance in the search to win full artistic autonomy for animation

Directed by Jan Lenica , Walerian Borowczyk


Friday, March 22 5:00pm

Polish Avant-Garde Animation Films

The second of two programs of animated films from Poland. Marcin Giżycki will present films spanning 1958 – 2012, including Jan Lenica’s 1963 masterpiece Labyrinth, and Zbigniew Rybczyński’s New Book

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)