Changes to the 45th PFF: new date, new competition

The next Polish Film Festival in Gdynia will take place in December 2020 and will present the latest Polish films in three competition sections – decided the Organizing Committee of the Polish Film Festival.

The 45th Polish  Film Festival will be held in Gdynia on December 8-12, 2020. This was the decision of the Organizing Committee at the meeting held on August 5, 2020, adopting the new regulations of the Polish  Film Festival.

In the changed formula of the Festival, next to the Feature Film Main Competition  and the Short Film Competition, there is also a third competition section: the Microbudget Film Competition. This section will include films produced in accordance with the principles of the PFI Operational Program: Film Production.

The Organizing Committee sent to the Minister of Culture and National Heritage an offical application for the appointment of Tomasz Kolankiewicz, Artistic Director of the Festival, who won the competition for this position. On August 6, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage prof. Piotr Gliński appointed Tomasz Kolankiewicz as the artistic director of the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. The term of office of the new artistic director will start on September 1, 2020.