Polish Films at 15th goEast Festival
Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute have been selected for screening at the goEast International Film Festival, which runs in Wiesbaden from April 22 through April 28, 2015.
The lineup of goEast’s international competition features BODY/CIAŁO by Małgorzata Szumowska, Kebab i Horoskop (Kebab & Horoscope) by Grzegorz Jaroszuk, and Pod elektrycznymi chmurami (Under Electric Clouds) by Alexey German Jr.
The winner of last year’s edition of the festival was Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Out of Competition
The lineup of the festival also features such Polish films as Bogowie (Gods) by Łukasz Palkowski (Specials), Obywatel (The Citizen) by Jerzy Stuhr, W poszukiwaniu utraconego krajobrazu by Leo Kantor (Specials), Efekt domina (The Domino Effect) by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowski (Beyond Belonging), Ósmy dzień tygodnia (The Eighth Day of the Week) and Jest pan wolny doktorze Korczak by Aleksander Ford (Symposium), Miłość w Niemczech (A Love in Germany) by Andrzej Wajda (Symposium), Wedle wyroków twoich by Jerzy Hoffman (Symposium), and Europa Europa by Agnieszka Holland (Symposium).
The first edition of the festival was held in 1991 as an initiative of the German Film Institute (DIF). The goal of the event is to foster the interest of the international audience in the development of the Central European film market. The festival is also a good opportunity for industry meetings and for networking with filmmakers from various countries. Each year, the festival lineup features approximately 150 films: long and short feature films and documentaries, divided into several festival sections.
The festival website is available at: filme.filmfestival-goeast.de.
Translated by Karolina Kołtun