Poland

Mostly Oscar contenders this week: including Corpus Christi and three classes of short films

Thank heaven for the Oscars. Three new films this week weren’t available to preview but a batch of Academy Award nominees were. Including all the shorts. They’re showing at the Van City Theatre and...

VIFF picks to start a new week, from Italy, Poland and, an unsettling one, from right here

Also a comedy with bite from the Czech Republic and a not so good hostage drama with opera singing inserted

Films about art and artists with Emily Dickenson, Cézanne and some sparkling Shakespeare

Also Poland’s most important painter versus the Communists and Richard Gere as a political hustler