Another US Win for "Ida"

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film. The awards gala was held on February 21, 2015 in California.

Ida Wins Best Foreign Film

Paweł Pawlikowski’s Ida has received another award in the United States – the Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film. Five other films were in the running for this award: Force Majeure by Ruben Östlund (Sweden), Leviathan by Andrey Zvyagintsev (Russia), Mommy by Xavier Dolan (Canada), Norte, the End of the History by Lav Diaz (Philippines), and Under the Skin by Jonathan Glazer (United Kingdom).

30th Edition of the Independent Spirit Awards

Best Foreign Film is one of 19 categories in this year’s 30th edition of the Independent Spirit Awards, presented annually by Film Independent, a not-for-profit association of American independent filmmakers.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) by Alejandro González Iñárritu received the award for Best Feature.

Further details on this year’s Independent Spirit Award winners are available at

Translated by Karolina Kołtun