"Upadek Imperium" (Fall of the Empire) - a documentary by Andrzej Titkow, reveals the events of the democratic transformation of Central Europe and the fall of the Soviet Union. The film includes interviews with Timothy Garton Ash, Goeffrey Howe, Lech Walesa, Andrzej Wajda, Miklosz Haraszti, Daniel Fried, Vitautas Landsbergis, Joachim Gauck, and other dissidents, politicians and diplomats who witnessed and participated in these events. The plot's focus lies on Poland but also describes the roads to independence of neighboring countries Germany, Lithuania, Czechoslovakia and Hungary.
JOURNALIST PANEL: Following the screening there will be a discussion by journalists who covered the changes in Eastern Europe.
Winner of the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting from Poland in The New York Times
Vice President & Director of Public Policy at the EastWest Institute, former senior editor at Newsweek
David A. Andelman
Editor of World Policy Journal, covered Poland for CBS News & The New York Times