| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:07 PM
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending six additional fighter jets and an air refueling tanker to Lithuania, a move meant to reassure allies in Eastern Europe of U.S. military support when Russia's incursion in Ukraine has raised fears about Moscow'...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
LONDON -- BBC Worldwide has agreed its second co-production deal with TVP and Apple Film Production in Poland for a World War I drama "The Passing Bells" from writer Tony Jordan ("EastEnders," "Hustle," "Life on Mars") and producer Red Planet Pictures....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The American Society of Cinematographers has gone deep art house in its sensibilities, having chosen the d.p.'s behind "Renoir," "Ida" and "Winter Nomads" as the nominees for its inaugural ASC Spotlight Award.
"Ida" lensers Lukasz Zal and Ryszard...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Wojciech Kilar, a Polish pianist and composer of classical music and scores for many films, including Roman Polanski's Oscar-winning "The Pianist" and Francis Ford Coppola's "Bram Stoker's Dracula," died Sunday. He was 81.
The composer died in his...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6
A Case of You
A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Rising tensions between Poland and Russia flared into a fiery rampage on Polish Independence Day, when masked youths and right-wing radicals veered from a peaceful march to hurl bottles, trash and torches at the Russian Embassy in Warsaw.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:08 PM
WARSAW — Michal Ruminski was 6 when his father took him through a local supermarket here. The store shelves were empty, except for some bottles of vinegar, but that was precisely the point. His father wanted the young boy never to forget the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:25 PM
"Aftermath" is a bombshell disguised as a thriller. Its devastating story involves Jews and the Holocaust, yet not a single Jewish character appears on-screen. Instead there are only Poles, grappling to different degrees with a history that is as...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:00 AM
More than 3 million Jews lived in pre-World War II Poland, making up 10% of the population. Today, the Jewish population is at best a tenth of a percent of what it was in 1939. Yet the world is not devoid of Polish Jews. As noted by Louise Steinman in...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In the news: The top cleric in Poland's Roman Catholic church has said parents share the blame for certain cases of pedophilia, including those involving Catholic priests... "Many of these cases of (sexual) molestation could be avoided given a healthy.......
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
What do you get when a Polish-born woman and her Italian-American husband decide to open a deli? The Poletalian Deli, of course! No, seriously.
Husband and wife Steve and Edyta Masone of Whitehall Township held a grand opening of their Polish/Italian...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
LONDON -- World sales company Films Boutique has inked multiple territory deals and is fielding offers for several other countries for Andrzej Wajda's "Walesa, Man of Hope," which premieres in Venice out of competition this week, before screening at the...