The Polish mathematician Stefan Banach is generally considered one of the most important and influential 20th-century mathematicians. He was the founder of modern functional analysis and an original member of the Lvov School of Mathematics. In this film, well-known Swedish mathematician Per Enflo, as explains the significance of Banach’s ideas and their application in modern life.
Born in Wroclaw in 1948. Writer and director Wiesław Saniewski is also a film critic, reporter, columnist, lover of horses, and by education – a mathematician. He is a graduate of the Wroclaw University (department of Mathematics) and The Department of Screenwriting at the Film School in Łódź. He also studied art history and journalism. First, he worked as a film critic. Saniewski wrote several books related to cinematography, like “First Step to Hell” (Pierwszy stopień do piekła), “Innocence Lost in the Cinema” (Niewinność utracona w kinie), and “Reading the Future from Cinema” (Wróżenie z kina). His cinematic works focus on challenging and weighty social issues. He has been a lecturer in many film schools, both in Poland and internationally. Member of the Polish Film Academy.
(1112 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago)
Saturday, 23/11/2019 at 7:00 pm
2019, 56 min, Poland
English, Polish with English subtitles
ARTUR KUCZKOWSKI, PIOTR MAZURKIEWICZ, THOMAS BEACH