Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski and two Belgian filmmakers have received ex aequo a jury prize at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.
Malgorzata Szumowska has been named the Official Competion Jury President of this year's BFI London Film Festival.
General Janusz Adamczak has been elected to be the next Director of the NATO International Military Staff (DGIMS), the Polish president announced on social media on Saturday.
Polish theatre and opera director Krzysztof Warlikowski has received the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre 2021, awarded by La Biennale di Venezia.
Anna Paniszewa, the director of the Polish School in the Belarusian city of Brest, on the Polish border, was detained on Friday after returning to Belarus from Poland.
Set against the region’s dramatic 20th century history, the film, “Charlatan”, which will represent the Czech Republic at the 93rd Academy Awards in April 2021, is based on the true story of Czech healer Jan Mikolášek, who lived from 1887 to 1973.
The couple from the village of Wysoka, about 30 kilometres from Kraków, risked their lives by taking in Polański who was 10 at the time after he had escaped along with his father from the Kraków Ghetto in 1943.
The 10-minute short film ‘Fire (Pożar)’ is a black and white animation drawn and directed by the Twin Peaks creator with Żebrowski’s hauntingly jagged score performed by the Penderecki String Quartet providing the soundtrack.
Tommy Wiseau’s ‘The Room’ has become cult viewing, but its director’s life has long been shrouded in mystery.
The Oscar-nominated director’s latest film is a dark cyber thriller telling a story of obsession and acceptance in a world of social media and fake news where the online paid hate industry can lead to revenge and individual downfall.