World War II may have been coming to an end in the summer of 1945, but its destruction was palpable all across Poland. An early issue of “Przekrój” reflected on this.
Andrzej Górz, co-founder of Open Jazdów – a civil initiative in a unique settlement of wooden Finnish houses in the centre of Warsaw – talks about what utopia means to him.
"The Whale", a documentary produced by PRZEKRÓJ Foundation about the day when a whale appeared on a sandy beach in Warsaw, has won the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival (SDFF) 2020 Jury Award for best Mini Doc film, Przekrój Magazine has learned from the organizers.
Poland has the dirtiest air in the European Union; this problem is particularly prominent in Warsaw and Kraków. It is so bad, that even an American resident of the Polish capital has taken note…
Anna Świrszczyńska’s poetry undertakes a feminine revision of one of the most tragic events in Polish history, remaining timeless to this day.
“I’ll hide in the wall, I’ll go into the wall / like a centipede. / Everyone will die, and I / will survive.” Three poems by Anna Świrszczyńska (Anna Swir) from her 1974 collection “Building the Barricade”.
Nancy Spielberg and Anna Różalska, the producers of the film “Who Will Write Our History”, talk about the little-known history of Jewish social activist Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes archive.
A couple tell us how they crowdfunded their own slice of tranquil escapism – a small, woodside cabin full of books.
Watch the award-winning documentary “The Whale” by debutant director Iza Pająk about some strange events that took place in Warsaw in December 2017. The film was produced by PRZEKRÓJ Foundation. Enjoy!
Here is a documentary about Poland's smog problem and the country's efforts to tackle it, directed by Jonathan L. Ramsey and produced by Michał Konopa.
It was supposed to be a regular day for those living in the Polish capital, Warsaw. However, at dawn a whale appeared. Watch a trailer for a documentary about the events of that day. The online premiere of the film is on 11th December 2020.