In this episode you will hear:
- Part 2 of our interview with a Canadian Polish photographer/author who had unprecedented access to women’s prisons in Afghanistan
- More about famous Poles, but this time not ones that we can be proud of.
- About a unique underground organization helping the Jews in German occupied Poland during WW2.
• Gabriela Maj, a Canadian Polish photographer in Dubai, talks about 5-year work on her critically acclaimed “Almond Garden” showing women’s prisons in Afghanistan
• “Żegota” – Council for Aid to Jews, the only such organization in German occupied Europe – a panel discussion at the University of Toronto
Also in this episode:
• Non-Poles about Poles – how it is to live with a Pole
• Notorious Poles
• Wladyslaw Szpilman, the hero of “The Pianist”, created the Sopot Festival, where international singers had to perform a Polish song each
POLCAST, pomysl niezly, ktorego nie slucham poniewaz odrzuca mnie wspep: pytanie “what do you know about Poland?’ Zaklopotany pytany odpowiada: “not too much.” nastepnie pytajaca: “what about Polish sausages.” To wlasnie wrecz debilowate pytanie mnie natychmiast hamuje, poniewaz pytajaca w pseudoliterackiej formie pyta: “did you here about ….. Pollacks? Ten glupawy wstep do kazdego epizodu POLSTAT trzeba koniecznie zmzienic.