Conversation with Aleksandra Abykova (m-appeal)
During 31st Warsaw Film Festival we talked to Aleksandra Abykova representing Berlin-based sales agent m-appeal. Aleksandra took part in CentEast Market which consisted of Eastern European work-in-progress presentations and screenings of completed Polish films.
"CARTE BLANCHE" RECOGNIZED IN SÃO PAULO
Carte Blanche, a film directed by Jacek Lusiński and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received special mention at the 39th Mostra International Film Festival in São Paulo.
JERZY KUCIA WINS GOLD PANDA AWARDS
Fuga na wiolonczelę, trąbkę i pejzaż (Fugue for Cello, Trumpet and Landscape), a film directed by Jerzy Kucia and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the prestigious Gold Panda Awards at the 13th Sichuan TV Festival.
"OBJECT" NOMINATED FOR AN IDA AWARD
Paulina Skibińska's multiple award-winning documentary Obiekt (Object), produced by Munk Studio, was nominated for the prestigious IDA International Documentary Awards.
2015 SILVER EYE AWARDS FOR POLISH FILMMAKERS
Several Polish filmmakers are among the winners of this year's Silver Eye Awards, which are presented annually at the closing ceremony of the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. The winning films were selected among documentaries screening at the East Silver Market.
"BROTHERS" WINS BEST FILM AT 58TH DOK LEIPZIG
Bracia (Brothers), a documentary directed by Wojciech Staroń and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prize of the 58th DOK Leipzig festival, which closed on November 1.
"BODY/CIAŁO" in German Cinemas
Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Germany on October 29.
PAWEŁ WYSOCZAŃSKI'S "JUREK" WINS IN POPRAD
Jurek, a documentary film directed by Paweł Wysoczański and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prize at the 23rd Poprad International Mountain Film Festival.
"BODY/CIAŁO" WINS AT CINÉAST
Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prize at the CinÉast International Film Festival in Luxembourg, which closed on October 23.
"STARTING POINT" ON OSCAR'S 2015 SHORTLIST
Punkt wyjścia (Starting Point), a short documentary by Michał Szcześniak, is the only Polish film on this year's Oscar shortlist in the Best Documentary Short Subject category.
EURIMAGES SUPPORT FOR "GAME COUNT" AND "THE MUTE"
Pokot (Game Count) by Agnieszka Holland and Niemy (The Mute) by Bartosz Konopka received support from the Eurimages fund.
7th Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival
This year's edition of the Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival will run from November 11 through November 15.
CO-PRODUCTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN POLAND AND NEW ZEALAND
On October 21, Małgorzata Omilanowska, Poland's Minister of Culture and National Heritage, and Wendy Hinton, New Zealand's Ambassador to Poland, signed the co-production agreement between Poland and New Zealand.
STRONG POLISH PRESENCE AT THE 25TH COTTBUS FILM FESTIVAL
The selection of Polish films screening at the 25th Cottbus Festival of East European Cinema includes several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
MONIKA PAWLUCZUK'S "END OF THE WORLD" WINS IN HOT SPRINGS
Koniec świata (End of the World), a film directed by Monika Pawluczuk and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the award for Best Short Documentary at the 24th Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.
ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR HANNA POLAK'S FEATURE DOC
Nadejdą lepsze czasy (Something Better to Come), a feature documentary directed by Hanna Polak, continues its winning streak at international film festivals.
POLISH FILMS AT THE 19TH JIHLAVA FILM FESTIVAL
Several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are in official selection at the 19th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival.
KINOTEKA 2015: POLISH FILMS IN STOCKHOLM
This year's edition of the Kinoteka Polish Film Festival in Stockholm runs from October 14 through November 8.
POLISH FILMS AT 2015 IDFA
Several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are in official selection at the 23rd IDFA in Amsterdam.
"The Magic Mountain" in Cinemas in Romania and France
Czarodziejska góra (The Magic Mountain), a film directed by Anca Damian and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will be released theatrically in Romania and France.