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    Remembering Maria Dłużewska: A Champion of Truth and Solidarity

    Maria Dłużewska, an alumna of Warsaw’s PWST, passed away at the age of 72 after battling a severe illness. Since 1980, she ardently participated in the activities of the Solidarity movement, playing pivotal roles in organizing patriotic masses and distributing underground publications. Her dedication extended to her involvement with Radio Solidarity and Solidarity in the 1980s, and later as a journalist for “Tygodnik Solidarność” and “Spotkania” post-1989.

    A Legacy of Documentary Excellence

    Dłużewska’s documentary work predominantly focused on the Smolensk tragedy. Collaborating with Joanna Lichocka, she co-directed films like “Mist” and “Contempt” in 2011, followed by “Daughter,” “Testament,” “Poles,” and “Lady,” delving into the victims’ stories and efforts to uncover the truth behind the tragedy.

    Through her films, Maria Dłużewska not only commemorated the victims of Smolensk but also strived to shed light on the circumstances surrounding the tragedy. Her legacy stands as a testament to her unwavering commitment to truth and justice.

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