"Viva Bel@rus!" Awarded in Brussels
Żywie Biełaruś (Viva Bel@rus!), a film directed by Krzysztof Łukaszewicz and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has received the award for Best Screenplay at the Flagey International Film Festival in Brussels, which closed on June 26.
Polish Films in Moscow
A presentation of new Polish film projects with co-production potential was held on June 24, 2013 within the framework of the fifth edition of the Moscow Business Square film market, which accompanied the 35th Moscow International Film Festival. The presentation was organized by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Films at East End FF 2013
The lineup of the 2013 East End Film Festival features two Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
48th Karlovy Vary IFF Launched
June 28 marked the opening of the 48th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The competition and out-of-competition sections features a collection of the most interesting new films from around the world, including several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"The Word" Supported by Eurimages
Słowo (The Word), a Polish-Danish co-production directed by Anna Kazejak, received financial support from the Eurimages Fund. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Magma" Awarded in Palm Springs
Paweł Maślona's student film Magma, produced by the Radio and Television Faculty of the University of Silesia and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the award for Best Student Live Action Short Over 15 Minutes at the 19th Palm Springs International ShortFest.
Polish Films in Palm Springs
The lineup of the 19th Palm Springs International ShortFest, which opened on June 18, features six films by Polish filmmakers. The festival runs through June 24.
Award Nomination for "Sleepincord"
The short animated film Snępowina (Sleepincord) by Marta Pajek has been nominated for the annual Cartoon d'Or award of the European Association of Animation Film. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"In the Shadow" Awarded in Seattle
Ve stinu (Polish title: W cieniu; English title: In the Shadow), a co-production between the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia directed by David Ondříček and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received an award at the 39th Seattle International Film Festival.
Polish Films at 35th Moscow IFF
Four Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen in competition and out of competition at the 35th Moscow International Film Festival, which runs from June 20 through June 29, 2013.
"Baby Blues" Wins CICAE Award
Bejbi Blues (Baby Blues), directed by Katarzyna Rosłaniec and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received two awards at the 29th Festroia International Film Festival in Setúbal, Portugal. The festival closed on June 16.
A Presentation of Film Commission Poland
A presentation of Film Commission Poland was held at Warsaw's Kultura cinema on June 18, 2013. Film Commission Poland is a joint initiative of several organizations, including the Polish Film Institute.
"Fuck For Forest" Receives Special Mention
Michał Marczak's documentary Fuck For Forest received special mention in the Sheffield Green Award competition at the 19th Sheffield Doc/Fest International Documentary Film Festival, which closed on June 16. The film had been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Ab-ovo" Awarded in Annecy
Ab-ovo, directed by Anita Kwiatkowska-Naqvi and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the award for Best Graduation Film at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, which closed on June 15.
Polish Animations Awarded in Egypt
Polish animated films received two awards at the 16th Ismaila International Festival for Documentaries & Shorts in Egypt. The event ran from June 4 through June 9.
Polish Films in Taipei
Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen in competition and out of competition at the 15th Taipei International Film Festival, which runs from June 28 through July 20, 2013.
"Ziegenort" Wins at Brooklyn FF
Tomasz Popakul's Ziegenort received the award for Best Animated Film at the 16th Brooklyn Film Festival, which closed on June 9.
Polish Film Awarded at Envirofilm
Niedźwiedź władca gór (Lord of the Carpathians), directed by Krystian Matysek, received the Best Documentary Award at the 19th Envirofilm International Environmental Film Festival in Banská Bystrica, which closed on June 8.
Polish Films at 3rd Open City Docs
June 20 will mark the launch of the third edition of the Open City Docs Documentary Film Festival in London. The festival lineup features several Polish films.
"Mitzvah" Wins in Moldova
The documentary Mitzvah, directed by Maciej Grabysa and Witold Gadowski, received an award at the Cronograf Film Festival in Moldova.