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CR

CR publishes book + film reviews, interviews, profiles and more. All with a Polish slant, in English.

Fall 2011 Bulletin Board
2011 Vol. 3 No. 3 — Fall / Bulletin Board

Fall 2011 Bulletin Board

• ReJoyce: Rehabilitation Joystick for Computerized Exercise
• Volunteers Needed for the Kresy-Siberia Virtual Museum
• Alex Storozynski, Tadeusz Kosciuszko and Thaddeus Kosciuszko Park
• Side by Side: Poland – Germany, 1000 Years of Art and History
• Irena Sendler and Fatima Frutos: The 2011 Kutxa Ciudad de Irun Poetry Prize

“New Zealand on Screen” Releases New Film
2010 Vol. 2 No. 3 — Fall / Films

“New Zealand on Screen” Releases New Film

The 1966 documentary tells the story of 734 Polish children who were adopted by New Zealand in 1944 as WWII refugees.

Books In Brief – Summer 2010
2010 Vol. 2 No. 2 — Summer / Books

Books In Brief – Summer 2010

• Code Name: Żegota: Rescuing Jews in Occupied Poland, 1942-1945: The Most Dangerous Conspiracy in Wartime Europe
• Warsaw Spring
• A Hint of Rain
• Quiet Hero

Poland’s Best Winter Olympic Games Ever, but…
2010 Vol. 2 No.1 — Spring / Commentary

Poland’s Best Winter Olympic Games Ever, but…

Congratulations to Vancouver Olympic winners Justyna Kowalczyk and Adam Małysz, but… do two athletes make a team?

The Black Madonna of Derby
2009 — Winter / Books

The Black Madonna of Derby

An interview with Joanna Czechowska in The Guardian sparked CR’s instant interest in her book, The Black Madonna of Derby. Although her mother was English, Czechowska was raised in her father’s Polish community, complete with Saturday schools, scout groups and dances in the Polish Hall. Since her mother worked, Czechowska was raised by her adored and adoring Polish grandmother, who spoke several languages but none of them English.

Moving Europe, Brandenburg-style
2010 Vol. 2 No.1 — Spring / Travel

Moving Europe, Brandenburg-style

Is Europe really as far as it seems to many Europeans? Not if you move it to where the Europeans are.

Battle of Warsaw ’44: Director’s Statement
2008 / Films

Battle of Warsaw ’44: Director’s Statement

Wanda Koscia is the director and producer of the documentary, “Battle for Warsaw ’44,” about the 1944 Warsaw Uprising,

On Poles and Visas: Andrew Nagorski and Dominic Roszak
2008 / Interviews

On Poles and Visas: Andrew Nagorski and Dominic Roszak

CR asks Dominic Roszak to comment on Canada’s policy regarding visa-free travel from Poland, and Andrew Nagorski for some insights into the American policy.