PICTURE POLAND: POLISH FILMS ON BOARD OF LUFTHANSA AIRPLANES
Lufthansa has joined the Picture Poland project, aimed at promoting Polish films among airline passengers.
"THE ECCENTRICS" IN MAIN COMPETITION AT MOSCOW IFF
Excentrycy, czyli po słonecznej stronie ulicy (The Eccentrics. The Sunny Side of the Street), a film directed by Janusz Majewski will screen in Main Competition at the 38th Moscow IFF.
DARIUSZ JABŁOŃSKI RE-ELECTED AS DEPUTY HEAD OF EUROPEAN PRODUCERS CLUB
Dariusz Jabłoński, head of the Polish Film Academy, has been re-elected as deputy head of the European Producers Club.
MAŁGORZATA SZUMOWSKA INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN PRESTIGIOUS "TOGETHER NOW" PROJECT
Małgorzata Szumowska has been invited to participate in the prestigious Together Now film project, made by female film directors and actresses from around the world.
"Demon" in Brazilian Cinemas
Demon, a film directed by Marcin Wrona and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Brazil on May 12.
POLISH PRESENCE AT 69TH CANNES IFF
May 11 marked the start of the 69th Cannes International Film Festival. At this year's edition, Polish filmmakers participate in a number of festival events.
"Agnus Dei" Awarded in the USA
Agnus Dei (Niewinne, Les innocentes), a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received award at Colcoa French Film Festival in the USA.
KLARA KOCHAŃSKA - PARTICIPANT OF THE FUTURE FRAMES PROGRAMME
One of ten young filmmakers to watch invited to participate in the second edition of the Future Frames programme is Klara Kochańska from Poland.
"The Touch of an Angel" Wins Two Gold Medals in the USA
The Touch of an Angel movie wins two gold medals at American film festivals.
MORE INTERNATIONAL AWARDS FOR "THE LURE"
Córki Dancingu (The Lure), the feature debut by director Agnieszka Smoczyńska, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has once again received recognition at film festivals abroad.
"THE DECALOGUE" IN CANNES CLASSICS
Digitally restored television episodes of Dekalog (The Decalogue) — Decalogue 5 (A Short Film About Killing) and Decalogue 6 (A Short Film About Love) will screen in the prestigious Cannes Classics section of the upcoming 69th Cannes International Film Festival.
"THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN" AWARDED IN ISTANBUL
Czarodziejska góra (The Magic Mountain), a Polish-French-Romanian co-production directed by Anca Damian and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Audentia Award at the 35th Istanbul International Film Festival.
MONIKA LENCZEWSKA IS ONE OF VARIETY'S 10 CINEMATOGRAPHERS TO WATCH 2016
Monika Lenczewska has been selected by Variety as one of "10 Cinematographers to Watch 2016."
Klaudia Śmieja - Producer on the Move 2016
Klaudia Śmieja is among the participants of this year's edition of the prestigious 'Producers on the Move' programme, scheduled to take place between May 14 and May 17 during the 69th Cannes International Film Festival.
First Look 2016 - Submissions until 25 May
Locarno’s works in progress sidebar (6 – 8 August 2016), designed as a springboard for the films of the future, will be focusing this year on Polish Cinema, one of Eastern Europe’s most thriving film industries.
AGNIESZKA SMOCZYŃSKA AND "I, OLGA HEPNAROVA" AWARDED IN VILNIUS
April 14 marked the closing of the 21st 'Kino Pavasaris' International Film Festival in Vilnius. The festival's New Europe New Names section brought the Best Director award for Agnieszka Smoczyńska and the Best Film award for Ja, Olga Hepnarova (I, Olga Hepnarova).
POLISH FILMS IN CINEMAS WORLDWIDE
Throughout the first quarter of 2016, a number of Polish films and co-productions co-financed by the Polish Film Institute havwe been released theatrically abroad. Territories that recently had Polish films in theatrical distribution include Switzerland, Brazil, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, and Denmark.
"Papusza" in Cinemas in UK
Papusza, a film directed by Krzysztof Krauze and Joanna Kos-Krauze and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in UK on April 1, 2016.
"CARTE BLANCHE" IN CINEMAS IN DENMARK
Carte Blanche, a film directed by Jacek Lusiński and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Denmark on March 31, 2016.
Happy Easter from the Polish Film Institute