Polish Days 2017
This year's edition of Polish Days took place on 8-10 August.
POLISH FILMS AT 41ST WORLD IFF IN MONTREAL
The lineup of the 41st World Film Festival in Montreal features two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.Maciej Sobieszczański's featue debut Zgoda (The Reconciliation) will screen in Main Competition, while Syn Królowej Śniegu (The Son of the Snow Queen) by Robert Wichrowski screens in the Focus on World Cinema section.
"Communion" in the running for European Film Award
Komunia (Communion), a documentary film directed by Anna Zamecka has been selected as one of the best documentaries of the year and is in the running for nominations for the European Film Awards.
"Spoor" in Cinemas in Norway
Pokot (Spoor), a film directed by Agnieszka Holland and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Norway on August 18, 2017.
Entries To The 2nd Edition Of Future Docs
From now on, documentary filmmakers and human rights defenders can submit their applications to the 2017-2018 edition of Future Docs. The focus of this year’s edition of the project are Nordic and Baltic countries as well as Central Europe.
"A Sort of Family" in Main Competition at San Sebastian
Rodzina na sprzedaż (A Sort of Family), an international co-production directed by Diego Lerman, lensed by Wojciech Staroń and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected to screen in Main Competition at the 65th San Sebastian International Film Festival.
"Agnus Dei" in Cinemas in Japan
Niewinne (Agnus Dei/Les innocentes/The Innocents), a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Japan on August 5, 2017.
Main Competition and Visions Apart Competition - 42nd Polish Film Festival
The 42nd Polish Film Festival will be held from 18th to 23rd September 2017 in Gdynia.
"Under The Tree" in Orizzonti Competition at Venice IFF
W cieniu drzewa (Under the Tree / Undir Trenu), an Icelandic-Polish-Danish co-production directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected to screen in the Orrizonti section of the Venice International Film Festival.
World premiere of "The Prince and the Dybbuk" at the 74th Venice IFF
Książę i dybuk (The Prince and the Dybbuk) by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowski, will have its world premiere at the 74th Venice International Film Festival.
"All These Sleepless Nights" in Cinemas in Romania
Michał Marczak's Wszystkie nieprzespane noce (All These Sleepless Nights), co-financed by the Polish Film Institute and awarded at Sundance, was released theatrically in Romania on July 28, 2017.
"Body/Ciało" in Cinemas in Japan
Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Japan on July 22.
Poland signed the Council of Europe's Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production
On July 17, 2017 Poland signed the Council of Europe's Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production (revised) in Strasbourg.
"Spoor" in Cinemas in Finland
Pokot (Spoor), a film directed by Agnieszka Holland and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was theatrically released in Finland on July 28, 2017.
Polish Days 2017 titles announced
Polish Days titles announced for New Horizons IFF. Dorota Kędzierzawska’s Speedway, Borys Lankosz’s Dark, Almost Nighttime and Magnus von Horn’s Sweat among 25 projects in Poland’s most important industry showcase. Polish Days is co-organized by the Polish Film Institute.
"United States of Love" in Cinemas in Spain
Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love), a film directed by Tomasz Wasilewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Spain on July 7, 2017.
Jowita Budnik and Eliane Umuhire awarded in Karlovy Vary
At 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival the award for the best female performance went together to Jowita Budnik and Eliane Umuhire for their roles in "Birds Are Singing in Kigali" by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze.
"The Lure" in Cinemas in Thailand
Córki Dancingu (The Lure), the feature debut by Agnieszka Smoczyńska, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Thailand on July 6, 2017.
"Birds Are Singing in Kigali": Excellent Reviews Following Karlovy Vary Premiere
Ptaki śpiewają w Kigali (Birds Are Singing in Kigali), a film by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze, had its premiere screening on July 4 at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The film received wide acclaim among film critics.
French-Moroccan-Polish co-production is a wrap
The shooting in Poland has just wrapped for the documentary The Director’s Chair, Mostafa Derkaoui, directed by Sophie Delvallée and co-produced by Entertain Pictures.