Set against the region’s dramatic 20th century history, the film, “Charlatan”, which will represent the Czech Republic at the 93rd Academy Awards in April 2021, is based on the true story of Czech healer Jan Mikolášek, who lived from 1887 to 1973.
In this edition of The Debrief, we take a look at the Atlantic cinema which opened its doors to the public in 1930.
It survived the Second World War and communism, but will it survive the next few years?
In 2015, the arthouse Kino Pionier 1907, which describes itself as an “ambitious cinema for people who see film as more than just entertainment”, was officially recognised as the oldest cinema in the world, with a certificate from Guinness World Records.
One of the first full-length films produced in Poland with a soundtrack, the music to Ryszard Ordynski’s 'Janko Muzykant' (Janko the Musician) disappeared after the war.
Poland's Ministry of Culture and National Heritage is scratching its head over the fate of an old bridge film-makers want to blow up during filming for the seventh 'Mission Impossible' movie.
Producers of the new Tom Cruise film may have gone a Bridge too Far with the planned stunt which will see the historic 1909 suspension bridge near Jelenia Góra blown to smithereens.
The film 365 Days, directed by Barbara Białowąs and Tomasz Mandles and based on the first novel of a trilogy written by Blanka Lipińska, is currently the most popular feature film in the British and US edition of Netflix and in second place worldwide.
The unique footage from 1927 showing builders at work and nobles being shown around was discovered by the Polish Army Veterans Association which took it during a pre-war tour they made of the city.
The anthology from some of Poland’s best directors promises to be ‘a stimulating and moving story about human struggle in a state of transition — the shift from a world which had a structure we were familiar with, to the need to redefine it anew.