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  • Polish Filmmakers Look Beyond the Country's Borders

    The Polish cinema scene is one of the most vibrant in the world, but you'd be forgiven for not knowing that because it's also strangely insular. "You might say that the blessing and the curse of a domestic audience of 38 million is the same: Your films...
  • 'Walesa. Man Of Hope' Becomes Poland's Oscar Candidate

    Poland has selected Andrzej Wajda's "Wałęsa. Man of Hope" as the Polish candidate for the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Robert Więckiewicz stars in the title role as the former dockworker, Solidarity founder and Polish...
  • New Horizons Festival Opens With Cannes Winner

    The T-Mobile New Horizons Intl. Film Festival, which unspools July 18-28, will open with this year's Cannes Palme d'Or winner "Blue Is the Warmest Color" by Abdellatif Kechiche. Poland's biggest film fest will close with the Polish premiere of Malgoska...
  • Ross to play with Pavlik in Poland

    Ross to play with Pavlik in Poland
    April Ross, a former Newport Harbor standout, will team with Whitney Pavlik, a former UC Irvine star, to play in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Beach Volleyball World Championships in Poland, Monday through July 7, according to an FIVB...
  • Barbara Piasecka Johnson dies at 76; heiress to Johnson & Johnson fortune

    Barbara Piasecka Johnson, a former chambermaid who married into the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical family and walked away with part of its epic fortune after a bitterly contested battle over her husband's will, died Monday in her native Poland. She...
  • Harry Eisen dies at 95; Norco Ranch founder

    Harry Eisen, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor who founded Norco Ranch Inc. in western Riverside County in the 1950s and built it into one of the state's leading egg producers, processors and distributors, has died. He was 95. Eisen died July 19 of...
  • Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski on what Chicago means to Poland

    Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski on what Chicago means to Poland
    Poland is important to many Chicago-area residents, but what does Chicago mean to Poland? Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski stayed a day past the official NATO summit to visit Polish-Americans and the Chicago Tribune editorial board Tuesday. During...
  • Candidates must steer clear of political potholes

    WASHINGTON -- There is one point in the current presidential campaign about which both President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney agree: that the central issue is the role of the federal government. Should its powers be used aggressively to...
  • Death the deliverer

    At last conflicting reports, Hosni Mubarak was suspended somewhere between life and death, just as the Egyptian dictator's last precarious year has been spent somewhere between justice and only political justice. Egypt itself still hangs somewhere between...
  • Adventure World theme park set to break ground in Poland

    Adventure World theme park set to break ground in Poland
    The $800-million Adventure World Warsaw theme park set to break ground July 21 will feature lands dedicated to mythical creatures, ancient legends, fantasy worlds and Polish history. PHOTOS: Adventure World Warsaw theme park in Poland Located about a...
  • Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined

    Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined
    NEW YORK - The cheapest and fastest route to Eastern Europe? From Manhattan, take the L or M train across the East River to Brooklyn, transfer to the northbound G and get off at Nassau Avenue. Just walk up the stairs and you may as well be in Warsaw or...