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ID: 500064491
 
Record Type: Person
Wajda, Andrzej (Polish filmmaker, 1926-2016)

Note: Wajda is considered one of the world's great narrative filmmakers and won an Academy Award for lifetime achievement in 2000. He took as his subject Polish history and sensibilities. His most well-known films address the Polish resistance to Nazi Germany and the Cold War. He struggled with government censorship during the period of Communist control in Poland. He received the Japanese Imperial Prize for his contribution to film in 1996, and lifetime achievement awards from the Venice film festival in 1998 and Berlin film festival in 2006.

Names:
Wajda, Andrzej (preferred,V,index,LC)
Andrzej Wajda (V,display)
Vaĭda, Andzheĭ (V)
Vajda, Andžej (V)

Nationalities:
Polish (preferred)
Eastern European
Central European

Roles:
artist (preferred)
filmmaker

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Suwałki (Podlaskie, Poland) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Wajda, Andrzej (I)

Biographies:
(Polish filmmaker, 1926-2016) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Polish artist, b.1926) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Andrzej Wajda ........ [VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Vaĭda, Andzheĭ ........ [VP]
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Vajda, Andžej ........ [VP]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Wajda, Andrzej ........ [BHA Preferred, VP]
..............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............................  Kaufman, Andrzej Wajda, New York Times (2016) obit.
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50021372

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 29 March 2004
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50021372
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50021372
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Kaufman, Andrzej Wajda, New York Times (2016) obit.
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