Telling one year in the life of Jędrusik, the film looks at how the singer/actress struggled with expectations imposed on her by society, which director Katarzyna Klimkiewicz describes as “a universal topic and always up to date. Each of us has to face what is considered appropriate for sex, age, etc. Kalina was in the spotlight, adored and hated, she experienced these dilemmas in extreme form.”
Despite having a string of award-winning films to his name, the director’s first love was painting and the new exhibition entitled the ‘Japanese Notebook’ presents a collection of his drawings depicting the interesting and unique mysteries he came across during his time in the land of the rising sun.
After having his passport confiscated by the communist authorities Korzyński began composing for directors in the GDR.
On a chilly, winter morning 52 years ago today, one of Poland’s biggest film icons jumped onto a speeding train, slipped and fell under its wheels. He was just 39.
Collaborating with some of the world’s greatest directors, the famed cinematographer raked up an impressive catalogue of awards and recognition over his life.
Witold Sobociński, a cinematographer who worked with the renowned Polish film directors Roman Polański, Andrzej Wajda and Wojciech Jerzy Has, has died at the age of 89, the Łódź Film School announced on Monday.
Kieślowski and Wajda are household names of Polish movie industry, acknowledged worldwide for their depiction of Poland’s political and social transformation.
From Polański to Wajda, TFN goes through the history of Polish film at the Oscars.
Arguably the most important film festival in Poland, this year’s Polish Film Festival in Gdynia will give audiences not only a unique opportunity to see what’s hot in today’s cinema, but will also provide a concise snapshot of Polish film’s glorious past.
During its nearly 20 years of existence, the New Horizons International Film Festival has hosted such notable film celebrities as Andrei Konchalovsky, Carlos Saura, Andrzej Wajda and Terry Gilliam.