"CARTE BLANCHE" WINS GRAND PRIZE AT SHANGHAI IFF
Carte Blanche, a film directed by Jacek Lusiński, received the Grand Prize of the Jury at the 18th Shanghai International Film Festival.
"BODY/CIAŁO" AWARDED IN BRUSSELS
BODY/CIAŁO, a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has received the jury prize for best director at the Brussels International Film Festival.
"STARTING POINT" WINS AT SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST
Punkt wyjścia (Starting Point), a film directed by Michał Szcześniak, received the Short Doc Award in the short documentary competition at the 2015 Sheffield Doc/Fest. The film was produced within the framework of the 'First Documentary' programme at the Polish Filmmakers Association's Munk Studio.
"BODY/CIAŁO" WINS IN PERU
Małgorzata Szumowska's latest feature BODY/CIAŁO, recently awarded the Silver Bear Award for Best Director at the Berlin IFF, has now received the grand prize of the Al Este de Lima festival in Peru.
SHOOTING COMMENCES ON "POKOT"
Filming has commenced on Agnieszka Holland's latest feature Pokot. This international co-production is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
POLISH ANIMATIONS AT 39th ANNECY IFF
The lineup of this year's 39th Annecy International Animated Film Festival has been announced, featuring a total of four Polish titles. The Annecy IFF runs from June 15 through June 20.
SHOOTING COMMENCES ON MARIE CURIE BIOPIC
Filming of the Marie Curie biopic commenced yesterday at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
AFTER CANNES: "THE HERE AFTER" REVIEWS
May 21, 2015 marked the world premiere of The Here After (Polish title: Intruz), a film directed by Magnus von Horn and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. The film was warmly received by the audience and by Polish and international film journalists alike.
The 68th Cannes IFF
On May 24, 2015 finished the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. The festival lineup featured several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. In the event also took part the representatives of the Polish film industry.
BODO KOX RECOGNIZED BY SCRIPTEAST
The Krzysztof Kieślowski ScripTeast Award was presented at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. Special mention went to Polish director Bodo Kox.
"SOMETHING BETTER TO COME" AWARDED IN MUNICH
Nadejdą lepsze czasy (Something Better to Come) by Hanna Polak and Królowa ciszy (The Queen of Silence) by Agnieszka Zwiefka, two documentaries co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received awards at the 30th DOK.fest International Documentary Film Festival in Munich.
POLISH FILMS AWARDED IN HAMBURG
Three Polish films received awards at the World Media Festival in Hamburg.
10 YEARS OF THE POLISH FILM INSTITUTE
The 10 year anniversary gala of the Polish Film Institute was held on May 11, 2015 at the Grand Theatre - National Opera in Warsaw.
"THE TOUCH OF AN ANGEL" AT INPUT IN JAPAN
Dotknięcie Anioła (The Touch of an Angel), a documentary film directed by Marek Tomasz Pawłowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be the only project from Poland to screen at the 2015 INPUT Conference in Japan.
POLISH FILMS AT 21ST SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST
The 21st Sheffield Doc/Fest runs from June 5 through June 10.
"GOLDEN DROPS" AWARDED IN INDIA
Złote Krople (Golden Drops), an animated film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the award for Best Feature Animation at the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival in India.
POLISH FILMS RECOGNIZED IN POTSDAM
Several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received awards at Sehsüchte, Europe's largest student film festival.
"Imagine" in Japanese Cinemas
April 25, 2015 marked the Japanese theatrical release of Imagine, a film directed by Andrzej Jakimowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
5TH POLISH FILM FESTIVAL IN MONGOLIA
The fifth Polish Film Festival in Mongolia will run from April 29 through April 30, 2015 in Ulaanbaatar.
JERZY KUCIA'S FILM WINS IN DRESDEN
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 Golden Horseman Award for Best Animated Film at the Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival.