All posts tagged "Kanal"

  • A Tale of Truth and Darkness: An Appreciation of Andrzej Wajda’s Kanał

    On April 20, the late Andrzej Wajda’s Kanał, a landmark of Polish cinema and a universally acclaimed masterpiece, celebrates its 60th anniversary. Kanał is such a...

  • Turning Censorship Into Symbolism: How State Censorship Defined and Strengthened Post-War Polish Cinema

    Under censorship’s nefarious grip, cinema becomes not just a driver of social justice but a sophisticated tool of oppression. There is, however, a positive side...

  • Crossing the Line: Andrzej Wajda, Pioneer of the Personal and Political in Polish Cinema (1926—2016)

    Andrzej Wajda, the powerhouse purveyor of Polish cinema with a celebrated knack for devastating depictions of war-torn Europe, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016...