When it comes to historical tents, Michał Siedlecki is the man the film industry turns to first. And now, with a string of blockbuster productions including upcoming viking movie ‘The Northman’, starring Nicole Kidman, William Defoe and Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy behind him, the 37-year-old is already starting work on four other major movies.
A film directed by renowned Polish director Agnieszka Holland has been shortlisted for the 93rd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.
VIDEO: Telling the story of an Indian man visiting Poland to take part in a skiing championship, the plot of No Means No quickly takes a twist after the protagonist falls in love with a Polish woman. But, this isn’t just a love story, says director Vikash Verma. “It also underlines the strong cultural connections between the two nations.”
The experimental film ‘Nightsss’ (Noccc) by first-timers Drs Sandra Frydrysiak and Weronika Lewandowska from the SWPS University in Warsaw, which immerses the international audience in the sound structures of the Polish language, has been included in the festival’s New Frontier section as one of 14 works from around the world.
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reconstructs Halik’s remarkable and unique life story over half a decade using archival materials, including hitherto unpublished films shot by Halik from his multitude of journeys around the globe.
VIDEO: Made in collaboration with Netflix to help celebrate the release of George Clooney’s latest movie ‘The Midnight Sky’, the concert which will reach planets circling the Tau Ceti star in 12 light years has now attracted over half a million earthly views.
This year’s $44 million continues a five year run of Polish-made movies generating over $1 million, despite pandemic lockdown and cinema closures.
It’s that time of year again for The Debrief Christmas Special! Hosted by John Beauchamp with guest Ed Wight, Managing Editor of The First News.
The multi-award winning Italian actress is set to appear in Jerzy Skolimowski’s 'Baltazar,' a contemporary interpretation of the 1966 cult film 'Au Hasard, Balthazar' directed by Robert Bresson.