Polish Films at Mannheim IFF
Two Polish films: Bez wstydu (Shameless) by Filip Marczewski and W sypialni (In the Bedroom) by Tomasz Wasilewski will screen in International Competition at the 61st Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival, which runs from November 8 through November 18, 2012.
"My Father's Bike" in Arras
Mój rower (My Father's Bike), directed by Piotr Trzaskalski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen at the 13th Arras International Film Festival in France, which runs from November 9 through November 18, 2012.
Indian Film Week in Warsaw
November 5, 2012 brought the gala opening ceremony of the Indian Film Week at Warsaw's Kultura cinema. The Indian Film Week is an event that celebrates 100 years of Indian filmmaking, organized by the Embassy of India, the Polish Filmmakers Association and the Polish Film Institute.
Dorota Kędzierzawska's Retrospective in Kolkata
This year's Kolkata International Film Festival will feature a retrospective of films by director Dorota Kędzierzawska.
Nomination for "Argentinian Lesson"
On November 2, the nominations for the prestigious Cinema Eye Honors awards for documentary filmmakers were announced in Los Angeles. One of the key nominated titles is Argentyńska lekcja (Argentinian Lesson) by Wojciech Staroń. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Carnage" Nominated for EFA
Nominations for the 25th European Film Awards were announced on November 3 at the Seville Film Festival. Two nominations went to Carnage by Roman Polański. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Films at Mar del Plata IFF
November 17 will mark the launch of the 27th edition of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival in Argentina. The festival's lineup features several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The Mar del Plata IFF runs through November 25.
Antoniak's Latest Film Wraps
The Krakow-based filming of Strefa nagości (Nude Area), the latest film by Urszula Antoniak, has come to a wrap. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Katarzyna Klimkiewicz at DOX:LAB 2012
Thanks to the initiative and support of the Polish Film Institute, director Katarzyna Klimkiewicz will take part in the DOX:LAB 2012 training and production programme.
Silver Eye Awards for Polish Films
October 27 brought the closing ceremony of the 16th edition of the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. The festival's winning films in the Silver Eye Awards section include several projects by Polish filmmakers.
Polish Films in Cottbus
The lineup of the 22nd edition of the Festival of East European Cinema in Cottbus, which runs from November 6 through November 11, features several Polish films, including films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Indian Film Week
Warsaw's Kultura cinema will be home to the Indian Film Week between November 5 and November 10, 2012. The event is organized by the Embassy of India, the Polish Film Institute and the Polish Filmmakers Association.
"Manhunt" Finds Sales Agent
Obława (Manhunt), directed by Marcin Krzyształowicz and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has found an international sales agent. The film will be represented by Canadian-based company Attraction Films.
Awards of the 28th Warsaw Film Festival
October 20 brought the awards ceremony of the 28th Warsaw Film Festival. The Warsaw Grand Prix was awarded to Tango Libre by Frédéric Fonteyne. The Warsaw Film Festival is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
London: New Polish Women Directors
November 18 will mark the screening of the New Polish Women Directors programme at London's Riverside Studios. The event may be developed into a regular cycle aimed at promoting Polish filmmakers.
Polish Films in Canada
November 10 brought the launch of the 41st edition of the Festival du Nouveau Cinema - an international film festival dedicated to the latest trends in world cinema. The festival lineup features several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
“Ixjana” at Rome Film Festival
Ixjana z piekła rodem (Ixjana) by Józef Skolimowski and Michał Skolimowski will screen in Main Competition at the seventh edition of the Rome International Film Festival, which runs from November 9 through November 17, 2012. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish-French animation with a chance for a César
A Polish-French animation "Agnieszka", by Izabela Bartosik-Burkhardt, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, is among ten films short-listed for the César 2013 French Film Academy Award in the Animated Shorts category.
Polish Day in Busan
On 7 October 2012, at the 17th International Film Festival in Busan, the Polish Day was held, at which the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Polish Film Institute organised the conference "Poland in Close-Up: The Great Polish Masters" as part of the IAM project promoting Polish culture in Asia in 2012.
Nikolaj Nikitin on Polish Cinema
During the 12th T-Mobile New Horizons Film Festival, co-financed by the Polish Film Instutite, we spoke with Nikolaj Nikitin, the selectioner of the Berlin International Film Festival.