"Walesa – Man of Hope" available on the BBC


"Walesa - Man of Hope" which stars Agnieszka Grochowska as Danuta Wałęsa, the wife of the former President Lech Wałęsa and the First Lady of Poland, is now available to watch on the BBC's iPlayer.

The film is a depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Wałęsa, as events in the 1970s lead to a peaceful revolution: "Ten years after the bloody aftermath of demonstrations at the Gdansk shipyards, a new uprising in the early 1980s is bolstered by the unexpected appearance of Lech Wałęsa, an electrician who had lost his job at the yards for his trade union activities, and is now gaining a reputation as an inspirational speaker prepared to defy the ruling communist party".

"Walesa - Man of Hope" can be found here on the BBC iPlayer, and this is the official trailer: