The female face of
Krystyna Janda interviewed
Janda was a pioneering actor in her depiction of women as active and assertive agents of moral enquiry. Andrew James Horton speaks to her.
Heroines, sex bombs, ordinary women
The depiction of women in film by Polish female directors
Women in Polish film are frequently reduced to a few stereotypes. Ma³gorzata Radkiewicz looks at how female directors portray female characters.
In the absence of love
The films of Dorota Kêdzierzawska
Using individual female protagonists and employing a distinctive visual and narrative style, Kêdzierzawska highlights broader social tragedies, as Monika Braid explains.