The elegantly written novel entitled Kozłowski by British author and filmmaker Jane Rogoyska, tells the compelling and moving story of loss, memory and guilt through the experiences of fictional character Zbigniew Kozłowski and his pain of post-war exile following the 1940 Katyń massacre.
The ‘Bambrzy’, who hailed from a northern Bavarian town in Germany, arrived in four waves at the invitation of King August II to make their homes in villages decimated by the Great Northern War (1700-1721) and a cholera epidemic. Many of these settlements are now parts of Poznań.
The initiative involves putting mini-libraries at popular bathing spots in the city where readers can choose from a wide range of books, from classical literature to science fiction, along with books for children and young people.
After the city of Skopje was left ruined by an earthquake, a team of Poles rose to the challenge of rebuilding it.
August 3 marks the anniversary of the death of the writer who penned such classics as Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness .
The new Poznań museum will be dedicated to one of the most important events in inter-war Polish history.
With its focus on simplicity and nature, the design offers a harmonious setting for reflection and spirituality.
Rated as one of the city’s most Instragrammable attractions, it has earned a reputation as a favourite shooting spot for Just Married couples and filmmakers – among its numerous media appearances, the cast-ironstairs have played a starring role in the Tarantino-influenced thriller Diversion End and The Man With The Magic Box, a Polish Academy Award winner about a time travelling janitor.
Despite the wealth of literature, films and paraphernalia about the Uprising, perhaps nobody has made the reality of the 63-day battle as accessible to the public as historical photo colourist Mikołaj Kaczmarek whose work has become so popular that he now cooperates with Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance and the Polish National Fund.
After becoming first Pole to illustrate the Batman series of comics, followed by Superman and superhero action comic Green Lantern, Szymon Kudrański is now taking on the mutant world of the X-Men.