Film and History
28 April 2017
The Oral History Archives is the largest collection of biographical recounting (circa 5,000 audio recordings and 120 videos) and other archival testimonies, covering almost the entire 20th century. The first recording comes from 1987, initiated by the KARTA social movement, called the Eastern...
07 April 2017
The history of Muzeum Śląskie – the Silesian Museum in Katowice – dates back to the early interwar period following Upper Silesia’s entering Poland’s Second Republic, as Director Alicja Knast describes to open this two-part interview, which begins below.
In 2015, along with opening its new...
21 March 2017
The opening on 5 April will present the exhibition by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews at the Polish Consulate, with a lecture by Dariusz Stola, director of POLIN.
Director Stola’s lecture will be part of opening ceremonies at the Polish Consulate for the exhibition „They...
26 January 2017
The exhibition which opens in two days is part of the programme accompanying the premiere of the opera The Passenger at the Musiktheater im Revier in Gelsenkirchen.
The exhibition presents the life of the writer Zofia Posmysz and her literary works inspired by her...
11 November 2016
The 11th Independence Station was organized on 11 November by the Polish History Museum in Warsaw to celebrate Independence Day, the anniversary of Poland's regaining its statehood in 1918.
The main attractions of this edition were an urban game (for children...
29 October 2016
On 2 November at 6 pm, we invite you to the Silesian Museum in Katowice for the premiere screening of the new MHP movie Jak Pan Bóg pozwoli zmartwychwstać [If God Let’s to Rise Us from the Dead], directed by Adam Turula.
If God Let’s to Rise Us from the Dead: The Fate of Exiles to USSR,...
10 October 2016
Acclaimed film director Andrzej Wajda has died at 90, after recent medical treatment led to an induced coma. He is survived by his spouse, the renowned scenographer Krystyna Zachwatowicz, and mourned in Poland and internationally.
Wajda’s storied career has spanned six decades of...
01 September 2016
The acclaimed opera The Passenger by composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg returns to Warsaw for performances at Teatr Wielki – the National Opera, in its world-premiere production from 2010, directed by Sir David Pountney. The libretto to Weinberg’s late-1960s opera, with staging levels in...