WOJTEK - THE BEAR THAT WENT TO WAR (2011)   Produced by Kasia Skibinska for Braidmade Films  UK/Poland, 59 mins, HD, documentary Directors: Will Hood and Adam Lavis  Producers: Kat Mansoor, Kasia Skibinska Executive producers: Monika Braid, Pinny Grylls  DOP: Wojciech Staron    Production companies: Animal Monday, Braidmade Films, TVP S.A.  Funding: BBC Scotland, Polish Film Institute, MDR  World sales: DR International Sales contact: Charlotte Gry Madsen  T +45 3520 3040 E cgma@dr.dk   Synopsis  This is the story of Wojtek - a magnificent 500lb military bear who fought in World War Two alongside a band of Polish soldiers, shared their beer and cigarettes - and eventually their fate. Through understanding the life and death of this unique creature we discover new meanings to the terms immigrant, patriot, and human being.  World premiere - DOKLeipzig, 22 October 2011 UK premiere - Riverside Studios/London, 15 November 2011   DVDs available on www.wojtekfilm.com
       
     
       
     
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 WOJTEK - THE BEAR THAT WENT TO WAR (2011)   Produced by Kasia Skibinska for Braidmade Films  UK/Poland, 59 mins, HD, documentary Directors: Will Hood and Adam Lavis  Producers: Kat Mansoor, Kasia Skibinska Executive producers: Monika Braid, Pinny Grylls  DOP: Wojciech Staron    Production companies: Animal Monday, Braidmade Films, TVP S.A.  Funding: BBC Scotland, Polish Film Institute, MDR  World sales: DR International Sales contact: Charlotte Gry Madsen  T +45 3520 3040 E cgma@dr.dk   Synopsis  This is the story of Wojtek - a magnificent 500lb military bear who fought in World War Two alongside a band of Polish soldiers, shared their beer and cigarettes - and eventually their fate. Through understanding the life and death of this unique creature we discover new meanings to the terms immigrant, patriot, and human being.  World premiere - DOKLeipzig, 22 October 2011 UK premiere - Riverside Studios/London, 15 November 2011   DVDs available on www.wojtekfilm.com
       
     

WOJTEK - THE BEAR THAT WENT TO WAR (2011) 

Produced by Kasia Skibinska for Braidmade Films

UK/Poland, 59 mins, HD, documentary
Directors: Will Hood and Adam Lavis
Producers: Kat Mansoor, Kasia Skibinska
Executive producers: Monika Braid, Pinny Grylls
DOP: Wojciech Staron 


Production companies: Animal Monday, Braidmade Films, TVP S.A. 
Funding: BBC Scotland, Polish Film Institute, MDR

World sales: DR International Sales
contact: Charlotte Gry Madsen
T +45 3520 3040
E cgma@dr.dk

Synopsis
This is the story of Wojtek - a magnificent 500lb military bear who fought in World War Two alongside a band of Polish soldiers, shared their beer and cigarettes - and eventually their fate. Through understanding the life and death of this unique creature we discover new meanings to the terms immigrant, patriot, and human being.

World premiere - DOKLeipzig, 22 October 2011
UK premiere - Riverside Studios/London, 15 November 2011


DVDs available on www.wojtekfilm.com

       
     
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Wojtek14.jpg