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Newswire: R.I.P. Andrzej Wajda, groundbreaking Polish film director

Andrzej Wajda, the director who brought Polish film to global attention in the 1950s, has died. A seminal figure in the cinema of the former Eastern Bloc, Wajda tackled his country’s past, present, and social turmoil in a career the spanned almost the entire history of modern Polish film, from its years of post-World War II recovery up until the present day; his final film, Afterimage, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival exactly a month ago.
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