A film directed by renowned Polish director Agnieszka Holland has been shortlisted for the 93rd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.
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.
The film co-directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert and selected for the 77th Venice International Film Festival has been described as “a universal story about man, which elevates Polish cinema to the heights of great European masters.”
VIDEO: Directed by Dorota Kobiela, the artwork for the new adaptation of Władysław Reymont’s masterpiece Chłopi has been completely hand-painted to tell the classic story of life in the Polish countryside over a century ago.
The TD-16N caterpillar bulldozer produced in Stalowa Wola, southeastern Poland, has become the first item of construction machinery produced in Poland ever to win the prestigious Red Dot Product Design Award, known as the 'Oscar of design.'
The prize which goes to the most talented and up-and-coming actresses and actors includes among its recipients box office gems such as Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, Mudbound), Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl, Tomb Raider) and Riz Ahmed (The Sisters Brothers, Rouge One).
Boze Cialo (Corpus Christi), a Polish film directed by Jan Komasa, was shortlisted for the 92nd Academy Award in the Best International Feature Film category, the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.
Communion is Anna Zamecka’s directorial debut. Set in Warsaw, the film delves into the harrowing life of 14 year-old Ola Kaczanowska. The documentary follows her journey as she struggles to take care of both her autistic kid brother and alcoholic father.
The film won 3 Oscars and the hearts and minds of audiences all around the world. But Szpilman’s son, Andrzej, says his father probably wouldn’t have watched it.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, known for The Oscars, has just announced a list of their new members. Among them are some brilliant Polish filmmakers.