VIDEO: Titled ‘They are already here’ the film focuses on the small village of Wylatowo where between 2000 and 2006 a host of mysterious phenomena in the night sky began to appear along with massive crop circles in surrounding fields.
Appearing in Polish for the first time since its publication nearly 90 years ago, ‘Rowerem przez II RP’, ‘Pedalling Poland’ is filled with countless anecdotes, photos and personal observations of author Bernard Newman’s 3,000km journey from Gdańsk to Kraków.
Through blending eye-witness commentary with cinema-style re-enactments, Katarzyna Kowalska’s documentary Polski El Greco (The Polish El Greco) which premieres Monday night, took four years to make and, says the director, “is the story of the struggle of two female inventors, unheard, unappreciated, who for many years no one wanted to take seriously. It is a story about the extraordinary passion of two young women who did not doubt for a moment what their intuition told them.”
VIDEO: The film ‘Still Life in Łódź’ is described as “a deeply personal detective story rich with twists and turns. But, equally, the film is an ode to the lost generations of Jewish Łódź and a look at how fragile—and how incredibly necessary—our relationship with the past is for creating the future.
Making generous use of archival materials and featuring in-depth interviews with authors, historians, professors, survivors and Holocaust descendants, the one-hour documentary titled ‘Polmission. The Passport Mystery’ lays bare the scale of efforts undertaken by Poland’s government-in-exile to rescue the nation’s Jews from near-certain death.
The new documentary produced by Marcin Borchardt reconstructs Halik’s remarkable and unique life story over half a decade using archival materials, including hitherto unpublished films shot by Halik from his multitude of journeys around the globe.
The documentary describes Warsaw University archaeology professor Andrzej Niwiński’s life-long search in the Valley of King’s for the hidden tomb of 11th century BC Egyptian ruler Herhor.
A film exploring the history of the 1920 Polish-Bolshevik war has picked up one of the top awards at the 32nd Polish Film festival in America.
Hannibal Smoke’s ‘The Silent Apocalypse - The ruined palaces of Lower Silesia’ is an emotive and harrowing tale documenting the fate of the region’s hundreds of abandoned palaces and estates.
VIDEO: Filmed in the Colombian border town of Cúcuta, Dominika Kulczyk’s ’For Our Children’ is ‘a tribute to the heroism of people fighting for survival and a dignified life’ as they flee neighbouring Venezuela.