Wieczność Dotąd Trwa (Eternity Continues) explores themes of cross-culturalism, cooking ritual, and the duality of Polish-Americanism. This story follows seventy-five-year-old Polish grandmother, Jagoda, as she leads her fifteen-year-old Polish-American granddaughter, Maria, through the process of cooking her legacy dish– pierogi. As they progress through their cooking journey, the kitchen bridges their worlds together, resulting in their mutual understanding of the place they hold in each other's lives.
Ania Johnston is a Polish/American independent filmmaker currently completing a Film BFA at Syracuse University. Originally from Maine, Ania's work explores themes of nature, religion, identity, culture, and ritual. Her films are observational and meditative, often falling under the narrative or documentary/experimental mode of filmmaking. more...
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