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SUCCESS OF NEW SCHEME FOR CHILDREN'S FILMS

In 2016, the Polish Film Institute launched a new expert committee and allocated a separate budget for films for young and family audiences.

20.12.2016

Agnieszka Holland's Pokot (Spoor) Premieres In Main Competition At 67th Berlinale

Pokot (Spoor), the latest film by director Agnieszka Holland, will have its world premiere at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, screening in Main Competition.

15.12.2016

Zofia Wichłacz Selected as European Shooting Star 2017

Zofia Wichłacz is one of ten European actors selected as the 2017 Shooting Stars. The actress was nominated for the title by the Polish Film Institute.

15.12.2016

Radosław Ochnio and "Body/Ciało" Win European Film Awards 2016!

December 10, 2016 marked the 29th European Film Awards ceremony in Wrocław. The award for European Sound Designer 2016 went to Radosław Ochnio. The People's Choice Award went to Body/Ciało (Body).

10.12.2016

Filmförderungsanstalt is the new partner of the Polish-German Film Fund

On 9 December 2016, representatives of the institutions participating in the Polish-German Film Fund: Magdalena Sroka (PFI); Peter Dinges (FFA); Kirsten Niehuus (Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg) and Claas Danielsen (MDM), signed an agreement on cooperation within the framework of the Polish-German Film Fund.

09.12.2016

POLISH SHORT FILMS AT 2017 SUNDANCE FF

Three Polish short films will screen at the upcoming edition of the Sundance festival. The event runs from January 19 through January 29, 2017.

07.12.2016

Polish Film Institute Supports Minority Co-Productions

Earlier this year, the Polish Film Institute launched a new envelope for minority co-productions. A special fund was formed and a separate assessment committee established.

06.12.2016

"United States of Love" in Cinemas in Denmark

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 Denmark on December 8.

02.12.2016

Excellent Reviews of "United States of Love" in UK

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 UK on November 18.  On that occasion in the UK media appeared a lot of new and enthusiastic reviews.

29.11.2016

Polish Films Awarded at IDFA 2016

Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute Kiedy ten wiatr ustanie (When Will This Wind Stop) by Aniela Gabryel and Więzi (Close Ties) by Zofia Kowalewska received awards at International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA). 

24.11.2016

"United States of Love" in Cinemas in UK

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 UK on November 18.

18.11.2016

Radosław Ochnio Wins European Film Award!

On December 10, Radosław Ochnio will receive the award for European Sound Designer 2016 for his work on Jerzy Skolimowski's 11 minut (11 Minutes), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

17.11.2016

"United States of Love" Win Brasilia IFF

Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love), a film directed by Tomasz Wasilewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received Grand Prix for the Best Film at the 5th Brasilia IFF.

16.11.2016

"LOVING VINCENT" SOLD TO OVER 100 TERRITORIES

Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been sold to over 100 territories around the world.

07.11.2016

POLISH FILMS AWARDED AT 59TH DOK LEIPZIG

November 5 marked the awards ceremony of the 59th edition of the DOK Leipzig festival. This year's edition of the festival brought accolades for five Polish films.

07.11.2016

POLISH FILMMAKERS NOMINATED FOR EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS

Tomasz Wasilewski and Piotr Stasik's documentary 21 x Nowy Jork (21 x New York) are among this year's nominees for the European Film Awards. The EFA awards ceremony will be held on December 10 in Wrocław.

05.11.2016

"ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS" NOMINATED FOR CINEMA EYE HONORS

Wszystkie nieprzespane noce (All These Sleepless Nights), a film directed by Michał Marczak and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been nominated for the Cinema Eye Honors awards, one of the most coveted prizes in the world of documentary filmmaking.

03.11.2016

"United States of Love" in Cinemas in Sweden

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 Sweden on October 28.

28.10.2016

ZOFIA KOWALEWSKA'S "CLOSE TIES" SHORTLISTED FOR THE OSCARS

Więzi (Close Ties), a film directed by Zofia Kowalewska produced by the Polish Filmmakers Association's Munk Studio and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been shortlisted for this year's Academy Awards and will compete for an Oscar nod in the Best Documentary Short Subject category.

27.10.2016

FAREWELL TO ANDRZEJ WAJDA

October 18 and 19 marked the funeral and wake for Andrzej Wajda. His remains were laid to rest at the Salvatore Cemetery in Krakow.

20.10.2016