The Black Box

Direction
Year
2013
Country
  • Poland
Runtime
80min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

Tomasz Tomaszewski (*1953 in Warsaw) is a famous photographer who was working for many Polish newspapers, documenting historical events in Poland (such as Lech Wałęsa and Gdańsk Shipyard, Solidarity, protests in Warsaw). Since December 1981, during the Martial law, using his camera hidden in a glove, he managed to capture the warfare: tanks on the streets of Warsaw, soldiers suppressing manifestations and many more. Those photos were smuggled abroad by diplomats and published in foregin press. He also took some unique photos by smuggling camera in a jamjar with the instructions how to use it to Polish prisons. The most important and famous picture from this action was a photo of imprisoned Lech Wałęsa. It was published in newspapers all over the world.

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  • Original Title
    Czarna skrzynka
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Krzysztof Kowalski, Dawid Garncarek
  • Cast
    Tomasz Tomaszewski
  • Cinematography
    Krzysztof Kowalski
  • Editing
    Dawid Garncarek
  • Music
    Tomasz Stroynowski
  • Runtime
    80 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2013
  • Country
    • Poland
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution

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