Don Juan
Jerzy Sladkowski 2015
Documentary Feature

Friday Jul 22, 2016

Industry City
Sunset Park
274 36th Street, Brooklyn, New York, 11232
D, N, R to 36 St

8:00PMDoors Open
8:30PMLive Music by Barmaljova
9:00PMFilm Begins
10:30PMQ&A with filmmaker Jerzy Sladkowski
11:00PMAfter-party sponsored by Stella Artois


This Show Presented in Partnership With
Industry City
Stella Artois
Tribeca Shortlist
Consulate General of Sweden
Dutch Culture USA
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)

Don Juan (Jerzy Sladkowski | Sweden / Finland | 92 min.)

A four-sided love triangle, spiced with autism, neuroses and life crises in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. The 22-year-old autistic young man Oleg is seeking approval and love. He is surrounded by many who want to help him, but no-one succeeds. Suddenly help comes from an unexpected direction.

Presented in Partnership with: IDFA and the Swedish Film Institute


Jerzy Sladkowski, was born in Poland in 1945. He immigrated to Sweden in 1983. Since then he has worked as a freelance director and producer making over 40 documentaries. Recipient of numerous prizes including the European Film Award for "Vendetta", the IDA Award for "Swedish Tango", the Golden Dove at DokLeipzig for ”Vodka Factory” and the VPRO IDFA Award for ”Don Juan”.

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