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POLISH-GERMAN CO-DEVELOPMENT FUND

The application deadline for financial support for film project development within the framework of the Polish-German Co-Development Fund is August 14. Applications are open to film producers from Poland and Germany.

20.07.2015

Polish films awarded in Estonia

Polish films co-financed by the Polish Films Institute were awarded at the 29th Pärnu International Documentary and Antropology Film Festival in Estonia.

20.07.2015

Third Volume of POLISH CINEMA CLASSICS

The Polish Cinema Classics Vol. IIII DVD collection was released in the United Kingdom on May 25, 2015. The collection has been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

17.07.2015

40TH GDYNIA FILM FESTIVAL — MAIN COMPETITION AND VISIONS APART COMPETITION

The lineup of the Main Competition and the Visions Apart competition of the upcoming 40th Gdynia Film Festival has been announced.

16.07.2015

Polish films at 18th Guanajuato Film Festival

Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the 18th Guanajuato Film Festival, which runs from July 17 through July 26 in Mexico.

14.07.2015

"The Magic Mountain" awarded in Karlovy Vary

Czarodziejska góra (The Magic Mountain), a Polish-French-Romanian animated documentary film directed by Anca Damian received the Special Jury Mention at the 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

11.07.2015

50TH KARLOVY VARY IFF: POLISH FILMS IN COMPETITION

Several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute screen in competition at the 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

10.07.2015

THE INAUGURATION OF 'PICTURE POLAND'

July 2 marked the launch of a new project called Picture Poland, aimed at promoting Polish cinema among airline passengers.

02.07.2015

Creators of "THE QUEEN OF SILENCE" AND SŁAWOMIR IDZIAK WIN DEUTSCHER KAMERAPREIS

Creators of Królowa ciszy (The Queen of Silence), a documentary film by Agnieszka Zwiefka, received the prestigious Deutscher Kamerapreis award in two categories: Best Cinematography and Best Editing. Polish cinematographer Sławomir Idziak received the award for lifetime achievement.

25.06.2015

"REFUGIADO" WINS CÓNDOR DE PLATA AWARDS

Refugiado (Polish title: Pod ochroną), a film directed by Diego Lerman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received three Cóndor de Plata awards of the Argentine Film Critics Association.

24.06.2015

POLISH PROJECT AT EX ORIENTE FILM WORKSHOP

Over the Limit by Marta Prus will be one of twelve projects participating in the Ex Oriente Film year-long workshop for creative documentary projects. The film is produced by Maciej Kubicki.

23.06.2015

JANUSZ GAJOS AND HANNA POLAK AWARDED IN MALTA

Janusz Gajos received the award for Best Actor at the Valletta Film Festival in Malta for his performance in BODY/CIAŁO, a film by Małgorzata Szumowska. The award for Best Documentary Film went to Nadejdą lepsze czasy (Something Better to Come) by Hanna Polak.

22.06.2015

"CARTE BLANCHE" WINS GRAND PRIZE AT SHANGHAI IFF

Carte Blanche, a film directed by Jacek Lusiński, received the Grand Prize of the Jury at the 18th Shanghai International Film Festival.

22.06.2015

"BODY/CIAŁO" AWARDED IN BRUSSELS

BODY/CIAŁO, a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has received the jury prize for best director at the Brussels International Film Festival.

15.06.2015

"STARTING POINT" WINS AT SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST

Punkt wyjścia (Starting Point), a film directed by Michał Szcześniak, received the Short Doc Award in the short documentary competition at the 2015 Sheffield Doc/Fest. The film was produced within the framework of the 'First Documentary' programme at the Polish Filmmakers Association's Munk Studio.

11.06.2015

"BODY/CIAŁO" WINS IN PERU

Małgorzata Szumowska's latest feature BODY/CIAŁO, recently awarded the Silver Bear Award for Best Director at the Berlin IFF, has now received the grand prize of the Al Este de Lima festival in Peru.

03.06.2015

SHOOTING COMMENCES ON "POKOT"

Filming has commenced on Agnieszka Holland's latest feature Pokot. This international co-production is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

02.06.2015

SHOOTING COMMENCES ON MARIE CURIE BIOPIC

Filming of the Marie Curie biopic commenced yesterday at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

27.05.2015

POLISH ANIMATIONS AT 39th ANNECY IFF

The lineup of this year's 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival has been announced, featuring a total of four Polish titles. The Annecy IFF runs from June 15 through June 20.

27.05.2015

AFTER CANNES: "THE HERE AFTER" REVIEWS

May 21, 2015 marked the world premiere of The Here After (Polish title: Intruz), a film directed by Magnus von Horn and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. The film was warmly received by the audience and by Polish and international film journalists alike.

26.05.2015