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Premiere of Documentary
Film About First Lady
Maria Kaczynska

WASHINGTON, D.C. – To commemorate the 8th anniversary of the presidential plane crash which claimed the lives of 96 passengers and crew, including Poland’s President Lech Kaczyński and First Lady Maria Kaczyńska, the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, D.C. invites all to a film screening of  “Dama / A Lady”, a documentary film about First Lady Maria Kaczyńska. The screening will take place on Sunday, April 15th, 2018 at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine, 3900 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017 (complimentary parking on site).

Welcoming remarks at 12:00 pm, followed by the film screening at 12:30 pm, and at 1:20 pm a discussion with director Maria Dluszewska. A reception at 2:00 pm. Admission is free but registration is required. Due to the limited availability of seats, early registration is recommended. Film is in Polish with English voice-over.

The film screening will be preceded by  a Holy Mass for the victims of the presidential plane crash at 11:00 a.m. in the Redemptor Hominis Church at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine.

Event organized by: The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, D.C. and The Polish American Congress, Washington Metropolitan Division.


Maria Dłużewska – a Polish film director, scriptwriter, actress, journalist, anti-communist activist. In 1991 she worked as a journalist for the ”Spotkania”, weekly magazine and from 1991 to 1993 for the ”Tygodnik Solidarność” weekly magazine. After 1993 she started making documentary films. Her most recent films are ”The Poles”,  ”The Testament”, “The Daughter”, ”The Contempt”, ”The Fog” and ”The Doorway to Freedom.)