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.
A dozen Polish documentaries will be shown at this year's IDFA documentary film festival in Amsterdam, the Polish Film Institute announced on Thursday.
VIDEO: The film by Eliza Kubarska and Monika Braid tells the story of Sherpa family which breaks a sacred taboo by agreeing to lead a group of westerners up the Kumbhakarna Mountain so that they can earn money for their son's school.
The film, ‘Gruba Kaśka’, focuses on the modest molluscs who live at the titular Gruba Kaśka (Fat Kathy) pumping station, which stands in the River Wisła, and helps provide millions of litres of water for the Polish capital.
With his unconventional, intelligent command and axiom "A Polish soldier fights for the freedom of all nations, but dies only for Poland" General Stanisław Maczek’s soldiers spearheaded the Allied drive through Western Europe, playing a key role in the liberation of France, Belgium and Holland. Using dramatized scenes, the new documentary follows his path through Ukraine, Poland, France, the Netherlands and finally Scotland, where after the war he ended up working as a hotel barman.
TFN speaks to the man on the hunt for a pharaoh’s tomb and the woman filming what could be one of the great archaeological discoveries.
History sleuth Łukasz Kazek has spent years uncovering long-forgotten treasures and researching the histories of the people who hid them. The result is a fascinating new documentary called Powiernik (Confidant).
A documentary about Henryk Sławik and Jozsef Antall Sr., a Polish politician and a Hungarian government commissioner, respectively, who saved around 5,000 Polish Jews in Hungary during WWII, will have its premiere in Katowice, south Poland, on Monday.
A new documentary film reveals how Japanese students are embracing Polish studies.