Korczak Screen 1 article



Korczak Poster
  • It’s a raw nerve that underlies heated debate both within and outside the country on a number of Poland’s films about the Holocaust; the kind of debate that keeps history alive. Wajda realised that cinema has more power than any monument to create images imbued with the aura of memory; to bring the past — or at least, our perspective of it — back to visibility. In a razed, rebuilt city such as Warsaw, such recreations take on a special, urgent significance.