Agnieszka Holland

 is a Polish film and TV director and screenwriter. Among her most acclaimed works are Angry harvest (1985), Europa Europa (1990) and In darkness (2011). 


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No fiction on massacre

PEN Ukraine conversations

In times of war, art is a source of testimony and helps deal with trauma. Tragic events that are too close in time and space, however, can hinder inspiration and raise moral questions on artistic manipulation.

Conservative backwardness

A conversation on gender in Poland with Agnieszka Holland

Film director Agnieszka Holland considers the anti-gender campaign of the Roman Catholic Church in Poland a political attempt to cover up the Church’s own problems; and contends that being a white, heterosexual, conservative Catholic Pole cannot be the only respectable way of living.

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