Polish Film Posters | Sokolowo | Jerzy Czerniawski

Sokolowo” is a 1974 Polish war film directed by Andrzej Wasylewski. The film is set during World War II and focuses on the Battle of Sokołów, a significant clash between Polish and German forces. It dramatizes the bravery and resilience of the Polish soldiers and civilians as they defend their homeland against the invading German army. Through intense battle scenes and poignant personal stories, “Sokolowo” highlights themes of patriotism, sacrifice, and the harsh realities of war. The film is notable for its historical accuracy and powerful performances, making it a memorable entry in the genre of war cinema. The poster artist Jerzy Czerniawski, born in Poland in 1947, is a distinguished artist known for his impactful contributions to graphic design, illustration, stage design, and painting. He studied at the State College of Plastic Arts in Wroclaw and emerged as a significant figure during the Polish counterculture movement of the 1970s. Czerniawski’s work has been showcased in prestigious venues, including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. His accolades include the Bronze Medal at the International Poster Biennial in Warsaw (1974), second prize at the Poster Biennial in Lahti (1977), and the Silver Plaque at the International Film Festival in Chicago (1981). His posters are celebrated globally, held in major museum collections and private collections alike, underscoring his lasting influence on contemporary poster art.

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