VIDEO: Dubbed the ‘greatest sci-fi never made’, with a star cast and exotic locations, filming on Andrzej Żuławski’s science fiction epic began in 1976. A year later, production was halted following government intervention. Speculation and rumours have circulated ever since…
VIDEO: ‘The Balcony Film’ by Pawel Łoziński which won a prestigious Grand Prix Award at the International Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland, is comprised of conversations with random people passing below his balcony in Warsaw and was filmed over the course of two years
As filming commences on Wielka Woda, a six-part miniseries based around the floods that rocked the city in 1997, join us for a look back at the catastrophe that acted as the city’s modern ‘coming of age’.
Produced by a Warsaw-based firm, the documentary will offer viewers a warts-and-all look at the life of the global football legend that is Robert Lewandowski.
VIDEO: Originally intending to explore the rivers of Argentina, by the time they had finished they had survived the 3,400 m deep Colca canyon river in Peru, battled malaria, become local celebrities, opened a network of Solidarity offices across South America and initiated a string of fundraising events to send money back to the movement in Poland.
Entitled ‘Fajna Ferajna w Indiach’ (Brave Bunch in India) and based on a true story, the film which premieres at Kraków Film Festival today follows the fate of 1,000 children deported to Siberia in 1940 and their eventual rescue after a surprising intervention from India.
Chronicling the extraordinary story of the nearly 900 Polish orphans rescued from Siberia, the documentary tells of how they were taken to Japan, nursed back to health and ultimately safely returned to Poland via America, the Suez Canal or Russia between 1920-1922.
Taken in Wrocław by world-renowned photographer Chris Niedenthal, the photo shows a young, rosy-cheeked woman in a floral dress, leaning one arm against a concrete balcony as the other appears to brush back a lock of her raven hair. Originally published in a German magazine in 1982, the photo quickly became as iconic as the building itself.
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.