"In Darkness" and Kamiński

In Darkness / War Horse
In Darkness / War Horse


Nominations for the Critics’ Choice Awards were announced today. Among this year’s nominees are Polish cinematographer Janusz Kamiński, and the feature W ciemności (In Darkness).

Polish Candidate for Academy Awards

W ciemności (In Darkness), the latest feature from Agnieszka Holland, was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film. In Darkness is the story of a Polish man in Lvov, who harbored a group of fugitives from the city ghetto for over a year. The film is also Poland’s candidate for Best Foreign Language Film of 2011.

Steven Spielberg Feature

One of the nominations for Best Photography went to cinematographer Janusz Kamiński for War Horse, the latest feature by Steven Spielberg. War Horse will be released in Polish cinemas on January 13 (Polish title: Czas wojny).

The 17th annual Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony will be held in Los Angeles on January 12, 2012.


In Darkness was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.


Translated by Karolina Kołtun