Aktorzy prowincjonalni = Provincial Actors

cover image Barcode: 58957748 Call Number: V-POL 022 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 104 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Agnieszka Holland Description: "The film is set in a small town near Warsaw, to which a young and coming director comes to produce a classic play (Wyspianski "Wyzwolenie") with a modern vein. Everyone in the production gets his usual stereotypical role, but the aging idol of the ensemble senses opportunity to give the performance of his life. For young director everything is already set. The leading man, however, is not giving up and is trying to restore the role according to his view. His wife listens to his ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Anioł w Krakowie = Angel in Cracow

Barcode: 58956330 Call Number: V-POL 019 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 89 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Artur Wiecek Description: A naughty angel called Giordano is sent to Earth to make at least one good deed each day. Giordano is supposed to be sent to Holand but by a spelling mistake lands in Poland instead. Collection: Language Resource Center

As Crosses Are Measure Of Freedom - Bo Wolnosc Krzyzami Sie Mierzy...

Barcode: 46300016 Call Number: L-SP14 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 80 min. Language: Polish Description: (Bo Wolnosc Krzyzami Sie Mierzy...)Documents General Anders And The Soldiers Of The 2nd Corps, A Polish Army Brigade That Was Killed In A Bloody Battle In Italy In An Attempt To Begin The Liberation Of Poland During Wwii. Collection: Language Resource Center

ASHES and DIAMONDS = Popiół i diament

cover image Barcode: 58923921 Call Number: V-POL 001 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 105 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Andrzej Wajda Description: Rural Poland, on the last day of World War II. The Nazis have surrendered, and the Red Army has crisscrossed the country. With the battle against the Nazis over, a new struggle emerges: the struggle against the Communists. A group of Polish patriots boldly set out to assassinate a midlevel Communist party functionary. "Ashes and Diamonds" was the third feature film directed by Academy Award and Cannes Film Festival winner Adrzej Wajda. Rating Audience (Video Only): NR Collection: Language Resource Center

Ashes and Diamonds = Popiół i diament

cover image Barcode: 58958416 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 103 min. Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Andrzej Wajda Description: Rural Poland, on the last day of World War II. The Nazis have surrendered, and the Red Army has crisscrossed the country. With the battle against the Nazis over, a new struggle emerges: the struggle against the Communists. A group of Polish patriots boldly set out to assassinate a midlevel Communist party functionary. "Ashes and Diamonds" was the third feature film directed by Academy Award and Cannes Film Festival winner Adrzej Wajda. Collection: Language Resource Center

Berlitz Pocket Dictionary: Polish

Barcode: 58954769 Call Number: IL-POL Ber Material Type: Print-Reference Language: Polish, English Description: Completely new edition - includes idioms and new words and expressions Contains extra grammar information to help you improve your Polish Collection: Language Resource Center

Berlitz Polish Travel Pack

Barcode: 58954791 Call Number: IL-POL Ber Material Type: Language Kit Language: Polish Description: Book + 1 CD Collection: Language Resource Center

Camera Buff

cover image Barcode: 58954652 Call Number: V-POL 015 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 117 min. Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski Description: Filip buys an 8mm movie camera when his first child is born. Because it's the first camera in town, he's named official photographer by the local Party boss. His horizons widen when he is sent to regional film festivals with his first works but his focus on movie making also leads to domestic strife and philosophical dilemmas Collection: Language Resource Center

Conversational Polish

Barcode: 58953614 Call Number: IL-POL Pim Material Type: Language Kit Language: Polish Collection: Language Resource Center

Cracow And Its University

Barcode: 46300026 Call Number: L-SP23 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 27 min. Language: Polish Description: One of the most compact sources of information on the most famous places in Cracow. Collection: Language Resource Center

Czesc, Jak Sie Masz? (Level A1) - czesc 1: Spotykamy sie w Polsce

Barcode: 58948348 Call Number: Polish Textbook Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: Polish Description: Czesc, jak sie masz? Part 1: Spotykamy sie w Polsce is the first communicative coursebook of Polish for level A1. It contains 13 lesson units. Each lesson comprises passsages in Polish with a Polish-English glossary, a vocabulary chart, grammar and communication notes in English, as well as exercises in grammar and oral communication. Collection: Language Resource Center

Czesc, Jak Sie Masz? (Level A2) - czesc II: Spotykamy sie w Europie

Barcode: 58948350 Call Number: Polish Textbook Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: Polish Description: Czesc, jak sie masz? Czesc II: Spotkajmy sie w Europie is the first communicative course-book of Polish as a foreign language for level A2. It consists of 14 lesson units, each of which contains dialogs in Polish with a Polish-English dictionary, a lexical table, grammatical and communicative commentaries in English, as well as grammatical exercises, passages for reading and listening comprehension practice, and communicative tasks. Collection: Language Resource Center

David Boring

cover image Barcode: 58961977 Call Number: FR-POL Clo Material Type: Print-Graphic Novel Language: Polish Creator: Daniel Clowes (translated by Wojciech Goralczyk) Description: Terry Zwigoff's movie of Daniel Clowes' extraordinary graphic novel Ghost World has brought Clowes hordes of new readers. Every one of them will be eagerly awaiting the adventures of Clowes' new hero: David Boring, a nineteen-year-old security guard with a tortured inner life and an obsessive nature Collection: Language Resource Center

Day of the Wacko = Dzień Świra

cover image Barcode: 58954651 Call Number: V-POL 014 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 90 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Marek Koterski Description: Day of Wacko is the newest dark comedy from the director of the internationally acclaimed Nothing Funny. Day of Wacko depicts a day in the life of a 49- year-old elementary school teacher who is completely disillusioned with his reality. As he looks for causes for his unhappiness, he blames his neighbors, his mother, his student, everyone but himself. But things won’t turn around until he first takes a serious look at his own pathetic self. Polish with English subtitles Collection: Language Resource Center

Dziewczyna z plakatu = The Girl in the Poster / The Girl from the Poster

cover image Barcode: 58944692 Call Number: V-POL 004 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 30 min. System Requirements: Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Ewa Pieta Description: A bio of the first female tractor driver in Poland, Magdalena Figura, whose face was popularised by a 1949 poster. Artefacts from the era of “socialist building” tell of her enterprising, record-breaking work, of which she is still proud. In spite of her spectacular emancipation she takes pleasure in the respect of those around her, and not even advancing age deters her from occasionally taking her tractor out for a spin. Collection: Language Resource Center

Eastern Europe : Breaking with the Past. The Polish Experience

Barcode: 58949737 Call Number: L-SP43 Material Type: Video -VHS Language: Polish, English Description: Two films covering the first Solidarity Congress in 1980 and the environmental crisis facing Poland's Silesia region. Collection: Language Resource Center

EDI

Barcode: 58956332 Call Number: V-POL 018 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 98 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Piotr Trzaskalski Description: Best friends Edi and Jureczek earn their living as scrap-metal pickers on the streets of a big city. Our story begins when the two gangster Brothers who rule the neighborhood beat a fellow scrap picker to death. This is the Brothers' way of enforcing payments for illegally sold alcohol. A few days later the Brothers come up with an extraordinary proposal for Edi. They want him to tutor Princess, their 17- year old sister whom they have been bringing up since the death of their parents. The ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Eroica

cover image Barcode: 58957032 Call Number: V-POL 017 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 80 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Andrzej Munk Description: Two sketches covering episodes from the World War II. In the first novel, "Scherzo alla polacca", a shrewd son, trying to preserve his skin, ultimately becomes a hero and finds a reason for fighting. He initially tries to avoid underground training to avoid the Warsaw uprising. His drunkenness, disregard for safety and cowardice when sober stated with humorous effect come out as something sane in the world gone mad. His will to survive is more acceptable than any desire for heroic ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Fryderyk Chopin

cover image Barcode: 58962820 Call Number: FR-POL Pyz Material Type: Print Language: Polish Creator: Jan Pyzio Collection: Language Resource Center

Goraczka / Gorączka / Dzieje jednego pocisku = Fever

cover image Barcode: 58957749 Call Number: V-POL 023 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 110 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Agnieszka Holland Description: "The film is set in 1905, in a time of feverish revolutionary underground activity in Poland partitioned between three neighbours. All the characters are committed anarchists. The bomb maker puts an invention together to place it at the disposal of young inexperienced terrorists fighting against Tsarist oppression. The story follows the passing of this bomb from anarchist to anarchist as several attempts are made on the life of Tsarist governor general, until, at the end, it is effectively ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Hippocrene Concise Dictionary - Polish-English English-Polish Dictionary

Barcode: 58918010 Call Number: IL-POL Pog Material Type: Print Language: Polish, English Description: "In its fourth edition, this bestselling dictionary by author Iwo C. Pogonowski has been expanded to include over 9,000 entries and a comprehensive phonetic guide. Ideal for travelers and students." -Worldcat Collection: Language Resource Center

Ida

cover image Barcode: 58957892 Call Number: V-POL 026 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 80 min. System Requirements: Region 1 Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski Description: "Poland, 1962. on the eve of her vows, 18-yr-old novice Anna meets her estranged aunt Wanda, a cynical Communist judge who shocks the naive Anna with a stunning revelation: Anna is Jewish and her real name is Ida. Tasked with this new identity, Ida and Wanda embark on a revelatory journey to their old family home to discover the fate of Ida's birth parents and unearth dark secrets dating back to the Nazi occupation."--container Rating Audience (Video Only): PG-13 Collection: Language Resource Center

Ida

cover image Barcode: 58958999 Call Number: V-POL 026.02 Material Type: Video -Blu-ray Time: 80 min System Requirements: Blu-Ray DVD Player Language: Polish Creator: Pawel Pawlikowski Description: "Poland, 1962. on the eve of her vows, 18-yr-old novice Anna meets her estranged aunt Wanda, a cynical Communist judge who shocks the naive Anna with a stunning revelation: Anna is Jewish and her real name is Ida. Tasked with this new identity, Ida and Wanda embark on a revelatory journey to their old family home to discover the fate of Ida's birth parents and unearth dark secrets dating back to the Nazi occupation."--container Rating Audience (Video Only): PG-13 Collection: Language Resource Center

Ida

cover image Barcode: 58959000 Call Number: V-POL 026.03 Material Type: Video DVD Time: 80 min System Requirements: NSTC Region 1 Language: Polish Creator: Pawel Pawlikowski Description: "Poland, 1962. on the eve of her vows, 18-yr-old novice Anna meets her estranged aunt Wanda, a cynical Communist judge who shocks the naive Anna with a stunning revelation: Anna is Jewish and her real name is Ida. Tasked with this new identity, Ida and Wanda embark on a revelatory journey to their old family home to discover the fate of Ida's birth parents and unearth dark secrets dating back to the Nazi occupation."--container Rating Audience (Video Only): PG-13 Collection: Language Resource Center

Ida

cover image Barcode: 58964864 Call Number: DQ-SP026.003 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 80 min Language: Polish Creator: Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski Description: "Poland, 1962. on the eve of her vows, 18-yr-old novice Anna meets her estranged aunt Wanda, a cynical Communist judge who shocks the naive Anna with a stunning revelation: Anna is Jewish and her real name is Ida. Tasked with this new identity, Ida and Wanda embark on a revelatory journey to their old family home to discover the fate of Ida's birth parents and unearth dark secrets dating back to the Nazi occupation."--container Rating Audience (Video Only): PG-13 Collection: Language Resource Center