SFC- Shoah Film Collection

Mariusz Wirski II

Mariusz Wirski
Work title: Mr. Werner – Pan Werner, 2015, 3’38”

The protagonist of the film, Mr Werner Feliks Rzeźnikowski, reminisces the pre-war and war events from the perspective of how his experiences influenced his later life. The abandonment of the story’s visualization in the film is due to the impossibility of expressing the inexpressible

Mariusz Wirski
A graduate of Polish Language and Literature Studies, PhD Student at the University of Gdansk, where he is working on doctoral dissertation on Film Studies. University Lecturer. He studied at the Gdansk Academy of Fine Arts. He completed film workshops at the Gdynia Film School. The author of animated, experimental and documentary films. Many of them e.g. Performance, Passerby, Past Perfect were presented at festivals in Poland (Gdynia Film Festival) but also in other countries (European Media Art Festival, Cologne One Minute Film Festival). Publications: Loathing and Disgust, Excluded. Definition, variety, reception