News

27th Torino Film Festival - Call for Entries 2009

The director of the Torino International Film Festival invites filmmakers to apply to the 27th edition of the festival. The deadline for the entries is 21 September 2009.

31.08.2009

Mall Girls will be shown in Toronto

The film Mall Girls (Galerianki), a debut by Katarzyna Rosłaniec, was invited to "Discovery" section at Toronto International Film Festival.

28.08.2009

Bajon begins Śluby panieńskie

This will be the biggest Polish cinema production since the times of The Revenge (Zemsta) and With Fire And Sword (Ogniem i mieczem). A lot of stars will be playing in the film.

26.08.2009

Seven years with Janosik

"The topicality of the story about Janosik was something that attracted us in the script," said Agnieszka Holland after the screening of Janosik. "It is a story about lot and fate, not only a fairy tale." The film by Holland and her daughter, Kasia Adamik will be shown in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia from 4 September.

26.08.2009

The Cinematograph in Venice

The animated film The Cinematograph (Kinematograf) by Tomasz Bagiński will compete in international short films competition Corto Cortissimo of the 66th Venice International Film Festival (2-12 September).

14.08.2009

Lech Majewski has finished his shoots for The Mill and the Cross (Młyn i krzyż)

The latest film The Mill and the Cross by Lech Majewski, with many film stars - Michael York, Charlotte Rampling, Rutger Hauer - is at the post-production stage.

13.08.2009

Solidarity of Arts – festival in Gdańsk

The exceptional event, joining various fields of art - Festival Solidarity of Arts - begins in Gdańsk.

13.08.2009

Poland at TIFFCOM Market 2009

The Polish Film Institute (PISF) will organise a Polish National Cinema Stand at the nearest film market TIFFCOM 2009.

12.08.2009

Polish films go to Tokyo and Pusan

Dom zły by Wojciech Smarzowski will take part in a competition in Tokyo, and Zero by Paweł Borowski in Pusan.

06.08.2009

Locarno honours Wajda

A special event devoted to Andrzej Wajda creativity will take place this year in Locarno.

06.08.2009

Era New Horizons: Grand Prix for Steve McQueen

The film Snow White and Russian Red (Wojna polsko-ruska) won the first prize in the New Polish Films Competition. Award for the best debut was given to Mall Girls (Galerianki) by Katarzyna Rosłaniec. Grand Prix was granted to Hunger by Steve McQueen.

03.08.2009

Polish films in Montreal and Setubal

Enen by Feliks Falk and I Am Yours (Jestem twój) by Mariusz Grzegorzek will take part in the main competition at festival in Montreal. Operation Danube (Operacja Dunaj) will take part in debut competition in Setubal.


 

29.07.2009

Third Film and Art Festival "Dwa Brzegi" in Kazimierz

The third edition of the film and art festival "Dwa Brzegi" ("Two Riversides") in Kazimierz Dolny and Janowiec is set for Aug. 1-9, featuring films representing mainly arthouse and independent cinema.

27.07.2009

"Jestem twój" set for world premiere at Montreal

The film Jestem twój by Mariusz Grzegorzek was invited to the main competition at one of the most important international film festivals.

27.07.2009

"Mother Teresa of Cats" by Paweł Sala

Shooting is under way for Mother Teresa of Cats (Matka Teresa od kotów), the feature debut of Paweł Sala. The plot is based on a true story of the murder of a mother by her two sons.

16.07.2009

Zbigniew Zapasiewicz is remembered

Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, one of the most prominent post-war Polish actors, died on July 14. He appeared in over 70 films and in 170 performances at Teatr Telewizji (Television Theatre), and made numerous stage appearances at several theatres.

15.07.2009

Polish films successful at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Filip Garbacz won a Special Jury Mention for his role in the film Piggies (Świnki) by Robert Gliński at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. A Special Jury Mention also went to Till It Hurts (Do bólu) by Marcin Koszałka in Best Documentary Film Competition, and a Special Mention was won by Scratch (Rysa) by Michał Rosa, which competed in the prestigious East of the West section.

 

13.07.2009

"Rabbit à la Berlin" qualifies for DocuWeeks

Polish-German co-production Rabbit à la Berlin (Królik po berlińsku) by Bartek Konopka and Piotr Rosołowski will be screened during the prestigious DocuWeeks event in New York.

10.07.2009

Warsaw shoot completed for "The Woman That Dreamed About a Man"

Principal photography was completed in Warsaw 1 July for The Woman That Dreamed About a Man (Kobieta, która pragnęła mężczyzny) and the team moved to Copenhagen, where shooting was set to wind up 24 July. The production by Danish director Per Fly was also shot in Paris.

02.07.2009

Premiere set for "Wszystko" ("Everything"), a film financed via Internet contributions

A premiere is set for 7 July at Warsaw's Muranów cinema for Wszystko, a unique film financed by contributions gathered via the Internet.

30.06.2009