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Sunday, August 27 • 9:00am - 10:00am
This is a moving, fascinating and absorbing session which combines film and story-telling. Tomek shares his beautiful short films, intertwined with stories about Jews from New Zealand and Australia who have visited Bialystok searching for their roots and trying to discover more about who they are and where they came from.

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Tomasz (Tomek) Wiśniewski

Tomasz Wisniewski is a Polish journalist who was jailed by the Communists during martial law in the 1980s for his dissident activities and, while in prison, researched the region's Jewish heritage and learned Hebrew. Tomasz holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies and works as a journalist and an academic lecturer. He has co-directed dozens of films and is the author of eight books including "The Jewish Bialystok and Surroundings" and runs the website... Read More →

Sunday August 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Room 149