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  • Polish Films Take Spotlight at New Horizons Festival

    New Polish films get their spotlight during Polish Days at the New Horizons Intl. Film Festival. Pics from some of the hottest local helmers will unspool July 30-Aug. 1 for some 150 industry guests, including festival programmers from Berlin and Cannes,...
  • Wojciech Jaruzelski dies at 90; Polish general imposed martial law

    Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, the communist leader who imposed harsh military rule on Poland in 1981 in an attempt to crush the pro-democracy Solidarity movement but years later allowed reforms that ended up dismantling the regime, has died. He was 90....
  • Claudia Lee more than just 'Surviving Jack'

    Claudia Lee more than just 'Surviving Jack'
    When 17-year-old actress Claudia Lee landed a role on the 1991-set sitcom "Surviving Jack," she set out to discover what that neon-soaked, scrunchie-lovin' decade was all about. Born in 1996, Lee was 3 when partying like it was 1999 gave way to Y2K fears....
  • Obama praises Poland, vows to defend Eastern Europe

    President Obama held up the success of a post-Communist Poland as a model for aspiring democracies on Wednesday as he vowed to defend a region long trampled by foreign forces from any future threats. “Here we see the strength of free nations...
  • Obama praises Chicago's Polish connection in Warsaw speech

    Obama praises Chicago's Polish connection in Warsaw speech
    When President Barack Obama appeared in Warsaw, Poland today to speak at the ceremony for the 25th Anniversary of Freedom Day, he couldn’t help but brag a little about his hometown. In fact, right after he acknowledged the dignitaries there with...
  • Pope Francis declares two new saints, plays up Vatican II

    Pope Francis declares two new saints, plays up Vatican II
    Pope Francis proclaimed sainthood Sunday for a pair of former pontiffs, John Paul II and John XXIII, thrilling multitudes who gathered in St. Peter's Square and elsewhere to witness the double canonization. It was the first time in the history of the...
  • Scorsese series brings restored Polish films to L.A.

     Scorsese series brings restored Polish films to L.A.
    At least once a year, Martin Scorsese screens Polish director Andrzej Wajda's 1958 masterpiece "Ashes and Diamonds." "It's still one of the greatest films ever made," Scorsese said of the haunting drama set on the last day of World War II. "The Wajda...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    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....
  • Tony Jordan to Pen World War I Drama 'The Passing Bells' for BBC, TVP

    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....
  • U.S. is sending more fighter jets to Lithuania to reassure allies

    U.S. is sending more fighter jets to Lithuania to reassure allies
    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'...
  • NATO reconnaissance planes to monitor Ukraine crisis

    NATO reconnaissance planes to monitor Ukraine crisis
    WASHINGTON — NATO said Monday that it will begin reconnaissance flights to keep watch on Ukraine, the latest military move intended to reassure U.S. allies in Eastern Europe that are worried about Russia’s incursion in Crimea. The Airborne...