Maciej J. Drygas

Maciej J. Drygas – Uslyszcie moj krzyk AKA Hear my cry (1991)

Hear My Cry“ depicts the startling story of Ryszard Siwiec, a man who, on a Polish national holiday in September 1968, immolated himself in front of thousands of people in a stadium in Warsaw. He performed this desperate act of self-burning as a protest against the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact forces. The world, however, kept silent. His name and deed received no front page newspaper coverage. Why? „Hear My Cry“ is a human story, a story of mankinds love of freedom, a story which portrays mans eternal need to escape from the constraints of totalitarianism. Read More »