King Matt the First / Król Maciuś Pierwszy

King Matt the First (Król Maciuś Pierwszy) is a Polish–French–German animated children’s series, with dubbed versions in each language. It’s based on the children’s book of the same name, by the Polish writer Janusz Korczak, first...

Katyn / Katyń

Katyn (Katyń) is a Polish historical drama released on September 17, 2007, that depicts the Katyn Massacre of 1940. The story views the events of the massacre through the eyes of the mothers, wives, and daughters of...

The Mighty Angel / Pod mocnym aniołem

The Mighty Angel (Pod mocnym aniołem; literally “under a strong angel”) is a 2014 Polish romance/drama film. It is a film version of the novel of the same name by Jerzy Pilch, which won the...

Stones for the Rampart / Kamienie na szaniec

Stones for the Rampart (Kamienie na szaniec) is a Polish film from 2014 loosely based on the 1943 historical novel of the same name by Aleksandr Kamiński. The book was extremely popular even when it...

Warsaw ’44 / Miasto 44

Warsaw ’44 (Miasto 44; literally “city 44”) is a Polish drama from 2014 about the Warsaw Uprising during World War II. The Warsaw Uprising was an effort by the Polish resistance to take back the...

In Darkness / W ciemności

In Darkness (W ciemności) is a 2011 Polish drama. It is based on the 1990 book In the Sewers of Lvov by Robert Marshall, which tells the story of a group of Jews who hid...

W Imię / In the Name Of

W Imię (In the Name Of) is a Polish drama from 2013. It tells the story of a Catholic priest, Father Adam, living in rural Poland. He is talented at helping local troubled youth and...

Aftermath / Pokłosie

Aftermath (Pokłosie) is a Polish drama film released in 2012. The film tells the story of brothers Józef and Franciszek Kalina. Franciszek has just returned to his birthplace, a small town in Poland, from America...

Ida

Ida is one of the most widely hailed Polish films in recent memory. Released in 2013, Ida tells the story of a young woman, Anna, in Poland in 1962 who was brought up in a...

The Closed Circuit / Układ zamknięty

The Closed Circuit (Układ zamknięty) is a Polish crime drama from 2013. Inspired by true events that took place in 2003, it tells the story of several Gdańsk businessmen who are accused of corruption when...

Traffic Department / Drogówka

Traffic Department (Drogówka) is a Polish crime drama from 2013. It tells the story of a group of seven friends who are police officers in the Warsaw traffic department. Each of them represents one of...

Jack Strong

Jack Strong is a Polish thriller released in 2014. It is based on the true story of Colonel Ryszard Kukliński, who begins working with the CIA in hopes of helping take down the Soviet Union....