We feel exceptionally privileged that University of Zielona Góra agreed to become a patron for this year’s edition of Play Poland Film Festival. Special thanks go to the University Library employees as they have agreed to share with us the film posters which will be presented during the festival. At this point we cannot forget to thank Mrs Ewa Adaszyńska – Director of University Library, Mr Mirosław Grycuk – Senior Conservator of Library Records and Mrs Ewa Nadzyńska – Custodian of University Library. They have offered their help and advice during selection of the posters and, according to Mateusz Jarża, Director of the Play Poland Festival, they have provided a lot of valuable information not only on the actual posters but also on the library records.
University of Zielona Góra is the youngest Polish university. It was established in 2001 as a result of a merging Zielona Góra's Pedagogical University and Technical University. Currently the university is led by rector prof Czesław Osękowski. The university employs 933 academic teachers and it is structure is based on 10 departments. Up to now the university has awarded 9 Honoris Causa Doctorates. University has a student-run Radio Index, there are also two newspapers published: ‘Uzetka’ and ‘University of Zielona Góra – Monthly Issue of Academic Community’.
University Library was established as a result of a merger between Zielona Góra’s two higher education institutions into one university. Its records are the largest collection of academic books in Lubuskie voyvodship. The library holds 840 900 units from areas such as arts, humanities, social sciences, pedagogical studies, technical sciences, science and economics.