Happy Easter from the Polish Film Institute
2018 Polish Film Awards: "Cicha noc" Wins Best Film
Piotr Domalewski's Cicha noc (Silent Night) was voted Best Polish Film at the Polish Film Awards. Cicha noc co-financed by Polish Film Institute won 10 awards.
Polish Films at the 2018 Hot Docs
The Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival in Toronto runs from April 26 through May 6. The lineup of this year's edition of the festival features five Polish documentaries.
Polish animations in the official selection of the 42nd Annecy Festival
Animated films made by Polish film directors, and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, have been included in the official selection of the Animated Film Festival in Annecy.
Poles awarded with Cartoon Movie Tributes
There was Polish success with the recent Cartoon Movie Tributes - prizes awarded to outstanding personalities and companies from the world of animation.
DOC LAB POLAND Honoured with the EDN Award 2018
The 14th EDN Award is presented to Adam Ślesicki and Katarzyna Ślesicka from Doc Lab Poland. They receive the award in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture through their work in connection with the Doc Lab Poland initiative.
Polish films awarded at ZagrebDox 2018
The filmmakers behind the films Over the Limit, Call Me Tony and Symphony of the Ursus Factory all awarded at the 14th ZagrebDox Film Festival.
Polish films at the 48th Tampere FF
Two Polish short films have been selected to screen in competition at the Tampere Film Festival, which runs from March 7 through March 11, 2018. This year the special guest of the festival is Poland.
"Bless You!" wins at 68th Berlinale
The animated film Bless You! by Paulina Ziółkowska, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received a Special Mention at 68th Berlin International Film Festival.
Małgorzata Szumowska's "Mug" wins Silver Bear at 68th Berlinale!
The awards ceremony of the 68th Berlinale took place on February 24, 2018, with the Silver Bear - Grand Jury Award being awarded to the film "Mug", directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Mug"- world premiere at Berlin Film Festival
On 23 February, during the 68th International Film Festival in Berlin, the world premiere of the film ‘Mug’ by Małgorzata Szumowska took place.
"Loving Vincent" in Danish cinemas
Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent), a film directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Denmark on March 15, 2018.
"The War Has Ended" wins at Berlinale Co-Production Market
The Eurimages Co-Production Development Award for the best project presented at the Berlinale Co-Production Market went to the creators of "The War Has Ended", whose main producer is Madants (Poland).
Polish films win in Clermont-Ferrand
February 10 saw the finale of the 40th Short Film IFF in Clermont-Ferrand. The Grand Prix in the International Competition was awarded to the film "Tremors" by Dawid Bodzak, and the award for best documentary went to Jakub Radej's "Dust".
Polish presence at the 68th Berlinale
February 15 sees the opening of the 68th International Film Festival in Berlin. The programme will include films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute as well as events related to Polish cinema.
Polish films at 40th Clermont-Ferrand IFF
The competition lineup of the 40th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival was announced on December 12. The lineup features several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Loving Vincent" in Czech Republic and Slovakian cinemas
Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent), a film directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Slovakia and in Czech Republic on January 25, 2018.
"The Lure" in cinemas in Japan
Córki Dancingu (The Lure), the feature debut by Agnieszka Smoczyńska, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Japan on February 10, 2018.
"Loving Vincent" nominated for an Oscar!
Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced on January 23. Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent), a film directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a nomination for Best Animated Film.
"The Last Family" in Cinemas in France
Ostatnia Rodzina (The Last Family), a film by Jan P. Matuszyński co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in France on January 17.