A controversial competition to build a monument in Warsaw to Poles who helped Jews during the Holocaust just got a little more controversial after the founder of the organization behind the project denounced the winning design.
Last week, the Remembrance and Future Foundation (RFF) announced the five finalists competing to design a controversial Warsaw monument to Poles who helped Jews during the German occupation of Poland from 1939–45.
Whenever a film arrives on the scene that has something exceptional, eccentric, or anomalous about it, it’s always likely to arouse the most excited, hyperbolic, and oftentimes varied response from critics. Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida seems to have accomplished just this.
The problem of Art Spiegelman’s Co-Mix: A Retrospective is that its current showing, at the Jewish Museum in New York, is its only stop in the United States.