Throughout the International History Olympiad, students will have opportunities to watch a number of films with a focus on Polish history and culture.

Katyń (2007)

Saturday, July 28

An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940. (IMDb)

Warsaw (2003)

Monday, July 30

On an ordinary winter’s day, various people from outside Warsaw come to the Polish capital city for different reasons. They all have something to deal with, and their paths eventually intertwine. (IMDb)

Schindler’s List (1993)

Wednesday, August 1

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. (IMDb)

Ida (2013)

Thursday, August 2

A novice nun about to take her vows uncovers a family secret dating back to the German occupation. (IMDb)

Loving Vincent (2017)

Friday, August 3

In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist’s final letter and ends up investigating his final days there. (IMDb)