Articles tagged poland

Gdynia Film Festival 2014 Day 2: The Word / The Mighty Angel / The Immigrant

Troubled teens and a chronic alcoholic populate two of the Main Competition films. But James Gray's The Immigrant proves the most impressive.

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Gdynia Film Festival Day 1: Deluge Redivivus / Polish Shit

Love, war and other crap at the Gdynia Film Festival, Poland's largest and most prestigious showcase for its national cinema.

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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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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.

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12 Aug 2011 // 8:45 AM

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.

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‘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.

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Henryk Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3 became a cultural phenomenon

LOS ANGELES — For a fund drive during summer 1992, KCRW, the Santa Monica (Calif.) College public radio station, ordered 25 copies of a newly released Nonesuch recording

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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?

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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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Warsaw Village Band: Infinity

'Powerful' is the Band's default setting.

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10 Dec 2008 // 3:06 AM

POV: Inheritance

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

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Film documents brutal story of Stalin’s atrocities in Poland

For 50 years, the word was never spoken, only whispered: Katyn, the forest where in spring 1940, six months after Germany and the Soviet Union secretly agreed

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

// Channel Surfing

"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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