Polish Culture and Society: Film

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Andrzej Wajda, 1926-2016

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KU Libraries have all the most important motion pictures by Andrzej Wajda and many works devoted to him and his art of filmmaking.

Andrzej Żuławski, 1940-2016

Andrzej Żuławski dies at 75

Andrzej Żuławski, acclaimed director, screenwriter and writer, award-winning author of films that include Trzecia część nocy (The Third Part of the Night), Diabeł (The Devil), Possession, Szamanka (Shaman), Fidelity and most recently Cosmos, passed away on 17 February 2016 at the age of 75, following a long illness.

Reference Resources

Tomasz Bagiński: "Katedra"

Tomasz Bagiński's animation "The Cathedral" was nominated to the Oscars in 2003. 

Internet Resources

"The Touch of an Angel" ("Dotknięcie Anioła") Wins One More Prize

2015 film by Marek Tomasz Pawłowski received yet another award for the best documentary. This time at the Universal Film Festival - Independent International Film, in Overland Park, KS in September 2017. More information about this film is available on IMDb website: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4500584

The Touch of an Angel Poster

Outstanding Polish Short Flims (Film Krótkometrażowy i Dokumentalny)

2017 The Invisibles (Niewidzialne) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5805328/

2016 Close Ties (Więzi) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6430180/

2015 The Dogcatcher (Hycel)  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5124066/

2015 End of the World (Koniec Świata) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4548732/

2015 Tenants (Lokatorki) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5124510/


Books on Polish Film Posters