Poland road trip movie starring Hollywood A-listers Jesse Eisenberg and Kieran Culkin proves to be a hit at Sundance Film Festival
‘A Real Pain’ follows two mismatched American cousins as they embark on a trip around Poland in honour of their late grandmother, a Holocaust survivor.
Picture this: Gorgeous photos reveal Polish landscapes in stunning infrared
Przemysław Kruk, whose background is in physics, became fascinated by infrared photography after seeing some white landscapes online.
Gdańsk Mint creates limited edition ‘Caped Crusader coins’ - but hurry as there are only 300 available!
Created in cooperation with Warner Bros. studios, the limited edition coin weighs 2 ounces, is minted from 99.9 percent pure silver and includes features such as UV printing and a high relief.
Zone of Interest cinematographer Łukasz Żal nominated for prestigious BAFTA award for disturbing Auschwitz film
BAFTA nominee Łukasz Żal who is best known for his work on ‘Loving Vincent’, ‘Cold War’ and ‘Ida’ will be up against Hoyte van Hoytema (Oppenheimer ), Rodrigo Prieto (Killers of the Flower Moon), Matthew Libatique (Maestro) and Robbie Ryan (Poor Things).
Webber’s World: Zamek Korzkiew sports a staggering sense of character that’s ravishing to admire
Capping a steep, wooded mound, the 14th century Zamek Korzkiew rises from the wintry mists to make an instant impact on all those who visit.
Hollywood legends DiCaprio and Scorsese send film buffs wild after revealing how they were inspired by Polish legends Wajda and Cybulski
Talking to Letterboxd, the Hollywood legends were asked to “recall the hard-boiled noir and fast-talkin’ film influences that have fed the six features they’ve made together so far.”
New film to shed light on controversial WWII history of Tatra highlanders
With a budget exceeding PLN 16 million, the film "Biała Odwaga" [White Courage] delves into the complex World War II history of highlanders from the Tatra mountains, who found themselves on opposing sides — the heroic Tatra couriers versus adherents of the German-conceived notion of Goralenvolk.
‘The Bookworm Cabin is more than a ‘stay’. It’s an experience!’ TFN finds ‘unexpected magic’ in woodland retreat
Accepting its first guests in 2019, the Bookworm Cabin went globally viral when it was first unveiled by its owners, the entrepreneur Bartek Kraciuk and his wife, architect Marta Puchalska-Kraciuk.
Hilarious Insta account goes viral with its use of AI to reimagine Polish culture and history
The work of Jacek Jerzy Jabłoński, the page has been widely praised for its tongue-in-cheek approach to the nation’s heritage and customs.
Maria Skłodowska-Curie’s historic laboratory saved from demolition! But for how long?
Marrying Pierre Curie in 1895, in 1903 their joint scientific work relating to the discovery of radioactivity earned them both Nobel Prize recognition alongside Henri Becquerel. Eight years later, she would again be awarded a Nobel Prize.
First Raphael in Polish collection since theft of ‘Portrait of a Young Man’ arrives in Warsaw
The work is a pen drawing on paper measuring 272 by 175 mm, using brown ink of a soldier standing in ancient armour and wearing a Roman helmet.
First-of-its-kind study reveals surge in Warsaw’s BAT population, but don’t be afraid say experts
The comprehensive survey, the first of its kind, reveals intriguing shifts in bat behaviour, with some migratory species opting to make Warsaw their permanent home instead of migrating (Illustration photo).
Small town library wins prestigious international design award for excellence
The Nowy Horyzont Library in Kraśnik scooped the ‘Excellent Architecture’ title at the German Design Award 2024 in the Interior Architecture Category.
Opole transforms into showcase for city’s forward thinking philosophy after replacing ‘miserable looking car park’ with trees and geometric green islands
Costing PLN 12 million, and taking 11 months to implement, the ambitious project has seen the addition of geometric green islands, 53 trees, 3,075 Japanese plants, a playground, meeting pavilion, and recreational areas aimed at joining the station to the heart of the city.
Warsaw construction workers get festive surprise after unearthing pre-war Christmas tree decoration
Posting a photo of the surprise find on social media, the Municipal Roads Authority said: “In one of the basements that remained from pre-war tenement houses, we found an object that was most likely an old Christmas bauble.”
Hallelujah! Poznań builds largest nativity scene in Europe
Placed every year in the church of St. Franciszek Seraficki at Plac Bernardyński, the ongoing construction of this year’s record-breaking manger began in mid-December and it is set to be finish before Christmas eve.
Beautiful Christmas cards of yesteryear tell fascinating story of defiance to communist-era censorship
This Christmas scene by Hanna Balicka-Fribes shows the Star of Bethlehem, a religious symbol overlooked by the communist authorities.
Incredible untold story of Jews who escaped Holocaust death camp to be turned into major new film by Hollywood director Lior Geller
Dubbed as being ‘destined to become one of the most watched and studied films of the Holocaust’, the film will focus on the deeds of Solomon Wiener and Michal Podchlebnik, two prisoners that managed to escape the Nazi death factory Kulmhof.
Warsaw city centre to transform into a sprawling six-km-long 'cultural park'
The park stretches in a sprawling 6-kilometre-long strip along the Vistula escarpment from the Old and New Towns in the north to Royal Łazienki Park at Gagarina Street in the south.
Krakow researcher says she’s solved part of a mystery surrounding “last Leonardo’ portrait
Independent art history researcher Katarzyna Woźniak (left) has been probing the fate of Leonardo da Vinci’s Bianca portrait (right) for more than a decade.
Kamila Urzędowska named one of the most promising rising stars of European cinema
Kamila Urzędowska becomes the eighth Pole to receive the distinction.
High culture! LOT teams up with Warsaw National Museum to promote art and air safety
Named "Art of Safety", the 4-minute film set against the backdrop of the museum’s Gallery of 19th Century Art features flight attendants talking about safety rules in front of Poland's greatest art masterpieces.
'Sensational' discovery by Kraków researchers completely changes our perception of Native Americans
Archaeologists from Jagiellonian University uncovered a series of Native American rock carvings dating back to the third century which completely redefine our knowledge of the Pueblo Indians.
Medieval paintings found by University of Warsaw researchers named one of the TOP 10 most important archaeological discoveries of 2023
The paintings dating to the fifth or sixth century were found hidden deep within ruins at the Old Dongola archaeological site which was once the capital of the Christian kingdom of Nubia in the early Middle Ages.