Poland

Films. On the big screen.

It’s true – films can be fun and frivolous. But as well as being entertaining, travel movies are also a gateway to knowledge. A country’s history, culture, and people come alive on the screen, giving you a window into new worlds. Begin your journey through film now.

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Aftermath (Pokłosie) (2012)

Directed By Wladyslaw Pasikowski

A fictional movie inspired by the July 1941 Jedwabne pogrom in which the Jewish community was murdered by their Polish neighbors. The film raised controversy and debates all throughout Poland about responsibility for the annihilation of Poland’s Jews.

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In Darkness (2012)

Directed By Agnieszka Holland

The movie is based on a true story of a sewer worker in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lwow, who provided shelter for a group of Jews in the city’s sewer system during the Holocaust.

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Little Rose (2010)

Directed By Jan Kidawa-Błoński

The movie tells the story of a Polish secret serviceman who used his lover to get information for an “anti-socialist” Jewish professor in 1967-1968, a period characterized by a high level of anti-Semitism, resulting in a forced emigration of 15,000 Jews from Poland.

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Schindler's List (1993)

Directed By Steven Spielberg

The renowned movie was adapted from a novel based on the life of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who saved more than a thousand Jews from death during the Holocaust, by employing them in his factories.

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The Pianist (2002)

Directed By Roman Polanski

A painful biographical movie about the Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Wladyslaw Szpilman who struggled to survive in the Ghetto Warsaw.

 

 

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