Republic of Zakopane
Republic of Zakopane HISTORY

In Zakopane, as in other parts of Poland under partitions, people waited for the opportunity to declare independence. On October 13, 1918, a civic assembly was held. Five hundred participants chose a 32-member board, headed by...

Runners
Runners LIFESTYLE, SPORT

The ‘Seven Summit Run’ lasts uninterruptedly for 52 hours, during which the participants cover 240 kilometres through the mountains. For two days the runners are deprived of sleep or rest, they do not even stop to eat. After a...

Sacred War of the Russians
Sacred War of the Russians FACTUAL

Russia is unbeatable and will successfully fight any enemy – say the Russians. A famous Soviet war song Sacred War can be heard again both in Moscow and in the Crimean. For over 80% of Russian the victory of the Soviet Union in...

Sailing over Grass
Sailing over Grass NATURE, TRAVELLING

The documentary shows the Elbląg-Ostróda Canal where the machines in use are 150 years old. It is the only place in the world where ships can sail on the grass and rhythm of the canal machine’s motion wheel is intertwined with...

Secret Nest of the Dynasty
Secret Nest of the Dynasty HISTORY

The film focuses on the ongoing investigation which aim is to determine the true birthplace of the Piast dynasty. Is it, as commonly believe, Gniezno or perhaps the no longer existing Kalisz-Zawodzie castle? Archaeologists,...

Secrets of Love
Secrets of Love LIFESTYLE, PEOPLE

This documentary shows  romantic relationships in various corners of the globe: Indonesian interior, Himalaya, North India, Russia, Poland and France. It proves that even universal feelings look different in  various culture...

Secrets of the Nile Valley
Secrets of the Nile Valley HISTORY, TRAVELLING

The history of ancient cultures and the picture of contemporary inhabitants of the Nile Valley which is the area known as the birthplace of civilization. It is a fascinating journey along the Nile from Khartoum to Alexandria....

Secrets of the Vatican
Secrets of the Vatican HISTORY, TRAVELLING

The largest production made in the area of the Vatican. The authors entered places previously unavailable for film crews. The former personal photographer of John Paul II called Arturo Mari played the key role in making of this...

Sendler’s List
Sendler’s List HISTORY, HOLOCAUST

Touching story of Irena Sendler who rescued 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto during WWII. Three high school students in the US, having learned about Mrs Sendler’s lot and heroic efforts, decided to come over to...

Sinfonia Iuventus
Sinfonia Iuventus MUSIC

It is a concert of the new Polish orchestra Sinfonia Iuventus. The initiative to establish this orchestra came from the eminent conductor Jerzy Semkow. This was an impulse which prompted the establishment of a youth symphony...

Still Alive
Still Alive DOCUMENTARY

The documentary is an attempt to portray one of the major creators of Polish cinema. Krzysztof Kieślowski gained international acclaim and recognition for his outstanding works among others: the Decaloge cycle, Three colours or...

Summa
Summa PEOPLE

A young Belarusian artist leaves her husband in Minsk to visit her friend, an elderly painter Andrzej Strumillo, in his idyllic manor house in Poland. It is a fairy-tale place, surrounded by marshland and a river. There are...

Teaspoon For Life
Teaspoon For Life HISTORY, HOLOCAUST

Elżbieta Fickowska was six months old when her Jewish parents placed her in the custody of Irena Sendler, a Polish woman who, at the peril of her own life, tried to rescue Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto. The only thing...

The Anatomy of a Start-up
The Anatomy of a Start-up PEOPLE

It is a film about young enterprising Poles who have taken a risky path to fulfil their dreams. They enter the business world often as teenagers and set up start-ups. Since they think outside the box, they do not look for job...

The Art of Understanding
The Art of Understanding PEOPLE

Each year twelve young Japanese students decide to sign up for the Polish Language and Culture Studies at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. They still are teenagers, cannot pronounce the word “kiełbasa” and believe that...

The Beksinskis. A Sound and Picture Album
The Beksinskis. A Sound and Picture Album PEOPLE, ARTS

It is a story of the eminent Polish painter, Zdzisław Beksiński and his complicated relations with his son Tomasz. Beksinski’s parenthood was not easy, since his son, a popular music journalist, suffered from depression and...

The City of Sunken Gods
The City of Sunken Gods HISTORY

It is a documentary depicting lives of people in medieval Wolin. The production is a mix of archaeological research, and computer animation. It features re-enactments of the battle scenes. The main question that the director...

The Elite - The Best of the Best
The Elite - The Best of the Best FACTUAL

The series depicts officers of various Polish special forces during their spectacular actions such as liberation of hostages, pursuits, dangerous armed criminals, subversion and actions in air, on the ground and under water. It...