Monthly Archives: January 2011

Classic Polish Pre1939 movies available

Polart Video Inc. just started releasing on DVD Prewar 1939 (przedwojenne) movies. All movies are in Polish with English subtitles. First five out of 30 movies prepared to be released in next three months are available for your browsing here: … Continue reading

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How do they used to party?

Well, here in Poland, we really love to have fun. We rock, actually. From the times of Piast the Wheelwright to these days, Poles love to arrange feasts. The way we party has changes though the years. You can see … Continue reading

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Have you heard of Polish Film School?

It was a short period, but productions made between 1955 and 1963 are told to be one of the best moments in Polish cinematographpy. The generation of filmmakers born in the twenties and debuting after World War II, strongly infuenced … Continue reading

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Polish President honored the people of culture

This Monday, at the Wawel Castle in Krakow were rewarded those who have contributed their works and activities to preserve and promote Polish culture. Many of the winners are the people associated with the film. There were among them directors, … Continue reading

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The death of Krzysztof Kolberger

Krzysztof Kolberger passed away on January 14 this year at the age of 60 years. Although for years he struggled with cancer, did not lose his serenity and positive impact on people. As the priest Boniecki said in his homily … Continue reading

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The Bruce Willis of Poland

Working at Facets Multi-Media has introduced me to foreign films most movie-goers don’t even know exist—from Krik Krak, the long-forgotten experimental documentary from Haiti, to Yesterday Girl, Alexander Kluge’s debut feature that introduced the New German Cinema. My friend Lew … Continue reading

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Zbigniew Cybulski – Polish James Dean

The legendary Polish actor Zbigniew Cybulski is considered as a one of the most prominent in the Polish cinematography. After graduating from the Academy of Fine Art in Krakow in 1953 he began working in theaters in Gdansk. He moved to … Continue reading

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