The small town of Łowicz will erupt into colour today as locals take to the streets to celebrate Corpus Christi (Boże Ciało).
The news comes three years after the carpets in Spycimierz were inducted into Poland’s own list of cultural treasures, and 19-months after they were nominated for UNESCO recognition by the Ministry of Culture & National Heritage.
VIDEO: Directed by award-winning Jan P. Matuszyński, the film Leave No Traces tells the story of the murder of Grzegorz Przemyk, a teenage who died shortly after receiving a severe beating in a police station in 1983.
At this year's Polish Film Festival, which starts on Wednesday in Manhattan, film fans will be able to see Malgorzata Szumowska's 'Never Gonna Snow Again', as well as films by Agnieszka Holland and Jan Komasa.
Two Polish films, Corpus Christi and Charlatan, have picked up a slew of European Film Award nominations.
Dioceses had to adjust plans to owing to the pandemic with some cancelling grand processions.
The Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage submitted a motion to include the tradition of floral rugs made for the Catholic festival of Corpus Christi and falconry on the prestigious UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
The 22nd edition of the Polish Oscars known as the Eagles, was a triumph for Jan Komasa as his film scooped 11 Eagle statues including best film, best leading actor and actress, and best director.
Boże Ciało (Corpus Christi), a Polish film directed by Jan Komasa, was nominated for the 92nd Academy Award in the Best International Feature Film category, the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.
The prize which goes to the most talented and up-and-coming actresses and actors includes among its recipients box office gems such as Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, Mudbound), Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl, Tomb Raider) and Riz Ahmed (The Sisters Brothers, Rouge One).
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