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Monday, September 9 2013

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.


Tuesday, May 21 2013

Suffering Mind - “Kompleks Przemyslowo​-​Militarny” (stream)

Suffering Mind, Poland's finest (and most prolific) grindcore export, continue their blastbeat fury with a speed-shifting chunk from their upcoming split 7" with Archagathus.


Friday, August 12 2011

Mogul hopes he’s built a Krakow-adjacent Hollywood

About 20 miles outside of Krakow, amid fields that unfold endlessly beyond Poland's second-largest city, a "Blade Runner"-like complex looms: Fourteen silvery domes, their interiors tricked out like the chambers of a spaceship, connected to one another via glass tunnel.


Thursday, December 9 2010

‘The Magician of Lublin’ Is The Tale of a Talented Man Who Simply Cannot Control Himself

A man wrestles with his own limitless appetites in this moving, early novel from Isaac Bashevis Singer.


Wednesday, March 17 2010

Behemoth Frontman Faces Prison for Bible Destruction. Fair Charge or Foul Call?

Nergal, leader of Polish metal act Behemoth, is charged with offending religious beliefs in his home country. Are metal fans really justified in their outrage?


Thursday, August 27 2009

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.


Wednesday, April 8 2009

Warsaw Village Band: Infinity

'Powerful' is the Band's default setting.


Wednesday, December 10 2008

POV: Inheritance

This notion of "help" -- impossible, necessary -- colors Inheritance, a documentary about living with memories of a Nazi father.


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