Conference on animation from behind the Iron Curtain - 10.05.2024

In less than three weeks, a two-part conference on children's animation from the communist era will be held at the Center PAN in Rome and the Polish Institute. La Sapienza University, Jagiellonian University and institutions representing the Czech Republic and Slovakia are also participating in organizing the event: Centro Ceco and Istituto Slovacco.

From the morning until the afternoon, lectures on children's animation broadcast between 1949 and 1989 will be given at the Center . During the evening part of the event, the Polish Institute will host a screening of selected episodes of cartoons. Among the titles will be such items as Krecik, Bolek and Lolek and Kidnapping of Balthazar Gąbka.

If you are interested in attending the conference, please apply for participation by filling out the form.

We also invite you to read the book of abstracts and the event program: