Warsaw’s Relax cinema, which when built was the modernist cinema in the capital boasting a string of premieres and state-of-the-art features, has been saved from destruction after the regional conservator of monuments stepped in saying the building has “artistic, historical and scientific value.”
They’ve witnessed cultural renaissance, occupation, totalitarianism and economic transformation: Warsaw’s cinemas have seen it all.
Famous film director existed on little more than copious amounts of coffees and cigarettes when working, claims new biography.
Collaborating with some of the world’s greatest directors, the famed cinematographer raked up an impressive catalogue of awards and recognition over his life.
Warsaw Film Festival is the biggest film festiwal in Poland. The first edition took place in 1985. The idea was to show foreign people new movies made by polish directors. Nowadays WFF is a huge event, gathering many people from around the world.
Following her mysterious death in WWII, Maria Hirszbein fell into obscurity. Now a screening of her pre-war films at this year’s Singer’s Warsaw Festival will commemorate the forgotten heroine of Polish cinema.
“Witold Sobociński is one of the most distinguished Polish cinematographers, and his world-famous camerawork has contributed to over 90 feature films.”
Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski plays one of the main roles in the Italian film Una storia senza nome (A history without a name) by Roberto Ando. The production will be presented at the 75th Venice International Film Festival.
Polish productions, including Ułaskawienie (Pardon) by Jan Kolski and Odnajdę Cię (I will find you) by Beata Dzianowicz will be screened at the 42nd International Film Festival in Montreal, which is to start on August 23.
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.