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Afterimage

“Afterimage” looks at the life of renowned painter Władysław Strzemiński (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda). Strzemiński, who worked as a professor at the National School of Fine Arts in Łódź was a great artist and co-creator of the theory of Unism. Famous before the Second World War, his students treated him like the […]

The Promised Land

The Polish film based on the book of the same name by Wladyslaw Reymont. Taking place in the nineteenth century town of Łódź, Poland, three friends want to make a lot of money by building and investing in a textile factory. An exceptional portrait of rapid industrial expansion shown through the eyes of one Polish town.

Ashes and Diamonds

Maciek and Andrzej, two home army fighters, were paired and ordered to kill an incoming communist party cadre. At the hotel where their target’s welcoming party is being held. Maciek meets the barmaid Krystyna and the two have a brief, passionate affair, before he is pulled away from this fleeting happiness into his deadly mission.

Man of Marble

Man of Marble is a Polish film about a student making a film about a bricklayer who was once idolized. She interviews people who knew him and finds old footage that lead to an unfolding mystery that causes her producer to cancel the project.

Man of Iron

A polish film by director Andrzej Wajda that takes place during Poland’s martial law when solidarity was banned. The sequel to “Man of Marble” that won Palme D’Or at the 1981 Cannes film festival.