Articles tagged andrzej wajda

21 Oct 2016 // 10:02 AM

A Salute to Director Andrzej Wajda at the Rome Film Festival

Afterimage, while not one of the high points of Wajda’s celebrated career, nonetheless provides a fitting capstone.

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TIFF 2013: Wałęsa. Man of Hope  (dir. Andrzej Wajda, 2013)

At TIFF, we find Andrzej Wajda's Lech Wałęsa biopic to be a surprisingly lively, cogent take on (part of) the life and times of one of the pivotal figures of the 20th century.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 10: Josef Von Sternberg to Zhang Yimou

The final day of directors is here, Josef Von Sternberg through Zhang Yimou. German Expressionism, Dogme 95, contemporary views of Asian life, post-WWII malaise in Eastern Europe, and the alternately heartwarming and queer takes on everyday life in Baltimore all hold a space on today's list. Did we forget your favorite director on this list?

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Overlooked Polish Masterpieces: Two Essential Films by Jerzy Kawalerowciz

Kawalerowicz's work would set the intellectual tone for post-war acts of filmic subversion and transcendance within Poland's burgeoning industry, essential characteristics that Polish cinema would come to be best known for.

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27 Aug 2009 // 10:00 PM

Katyn

Legendary Polish director Andrzej Wajda tackles a very personal subject in the harrowing Katyn, the long-denied Soviet massacre of the Polish officer corps in WWII.

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Primo Levi’s Journey (La Strada di Levi)

Davide Ferrario's Primo Levi's Journey traces the writer's passage again, pondering a world in flux, resilient and persistent, fearsome and familiar.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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