The Polish film 'The Peasants' has been chosen to compete in the Best International Feature Film category at the 96th Academy Awards, a Polish selection committee has announced.
VIDEO: Dubbed a ‘Tarantino-esque Western in 18th century Poland’, the film’s compelling blend of grotesque violence and black humour is set against the tumultuous backdrop of Poland in 1794, when Tadeusz Kościuszko, the eponymous 'Kos', returns to Poland to with a freed slave to rally support among the peasantry for his insurrection against the Russians.
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The 2018 film directed by Polish filmmaker Paweł Pawlikowski chronicles the doomed love affair between two musicians played by Tomasz Kot and Joanna Kulig caught up in the harsh realities of postwar Europe.
Mariusz Klarecki said it was difficult today to estimate the number of artworks looted or destroyed by Soviet forces following the USSR's invasion of Poland on September 17, 1939.
Through an astonishing act of memory and love for his former home, Mayer Kirshenblatt's canvases breathe life into the town of Opatów’s streets and offer glimpses into the daily lives of its Jewish residents.
With 14 weeks left before Christmas, social media users are already raving about the beauty of Kraków’s famous Xmas market.
Described by critics as ‘outstanding’ the new film uses painting-based animations to tell the classic story of life in the Polish countryside over a century ago.
Production company “Second Run” which specialises in releasing ‘lost gems of world cinema’ says it intends to rerelease Ryszard Bugajski’s 1982 film ‘Interrogation’ about life during Stalinism with new and improved English subtitles and 2K restoration by Poland’s WFDiF.
The initiative in Otwock aims to not only revive the distinctive aesthetic of the so-called Świdermajer style but also encourage residents to incorporate its elements into their homes.