Smarzowski's “Wołyń” is outstanding
The four-day festival included films on recent Polish history, documentaries, radio programmes, concerts, multimedia presentations, art installations, fashion, workshops, exhibitions, as well as discussion panels with outstanding guests.
A short 3D film released online by Poland's Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) recounts Poland's unsung part in World War II and the country's 50-year-long path to independence.
Artur Zdral and Szymon Barylski were laureates of this year's edition of the prestigious Magnum Photography Awards. Be sure to have a look at the gallery of award winning works that show "an extraordinary range of themes, stylistic approaches and personal visions."
American actor Edward Norton was awarded the Glocal Hero Award at the Transatlantic film and music festival, which he attended in Łódź.
Veit Stoß began work on the main altar of the Church of St. Mary in late May 1477. He came to Krakow from Nuremberg to work on would become his magnum opis, one of the most magnificent achievements of European art in the late Middle Ages. The altar had a turbulent history. It was restored a couple of times. A team headed led by Dr Jarosław Adamowicz has worked since 2015 on restoring its former glory.