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Agnieszka Odorowicz: Polish cinema is out of the slump

On May 6, 2014, Poland's Rzeczpospolita daily newspaper published an interview by Barbara Hollender with Agnieszka Odorowicz, General Director of the Polish Film Institute. The interview is reprinted below with permission.

06.05.2014

"Warsaw Uprising" supported by the Polish Film Institute in Cinemas

Powstanie warszawskie (Warsaw Uprising), the world's first non-fiction drama, will be released in cinemas across Poland on May 9, 2014. The film has received support from the Polish Film Institute.

05.05.2014

"The Domino Effect" Awarded

Efekt domina (The Domino Effect), a feature documentary directed by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Interreligious Prize at the Visions du Réel festival in Nyon, Switzerland.

05.05.2014

Eliza Kubarska's Film Awarded at Hot Docs

Badjao. Duchy z morza (Walking Under Water), a film directed by Eliza Kubarska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Special Jury Prize at the 21st Hot Docs festival in Toronto, Canada - one of the world's most prestigious and North America's largest documentary film festival.

05.05.2014

"Papusza" Awarded in Uruguay

Papusza by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze has received another festival award. Papusza, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the ACCU/FIPRESCI Award for Best Foreign Film at the 32nd Uruguay International Film Festival.

29.04.2014

"Violated Letters" in Japanese Cinemas

Cudze listy (Violated Letters), a film directed by Maciej Drygas, will screen in Tokyo's Iwanami Hall from May 19 through May 30. The Tokyo screenings will be followed by screenings in Nagoi and Osaka. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

25.04.2014

12th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival

The twelfth edition of the Kinoteka Polish Film Festival runs from April 24 through May 30 in London. The festival is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

24.04.2014

20th Polish Film Spring in Budapest

The 20th edition of the Polish Film Spring runs in Budapest from April 24 through April 30, 2014. Organized by the Polish Institute, the Polish Film Spring is the oldest event of its type in Hungary.

24.04.2014

M. Pokromski - Producer on the Move

Polish producer Mikołaj Pokromski has been selected to participate in this year's 'Producers on the Move' programme, which runs from May 17 through May 19, 2014 during the 67th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival.

23.04.2014

"Papusza" Awarded in Istanbul

Papusza, a film by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze, received the Special Jury Prize at the 33rd Istanbul International Film Festival. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

22.04.2014

Stanley Kubrick in Krakow

An exhibition about the life and work of Stanley Kubrick will be on display from May 4 through September 14, 2014 at the National Museum in Krakow. The Polish edition of this exhibition has been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

22.04.2014

Happy Easter from the Polish Film Institute.

Happy Easter from the Polish Film Institute.

18.04.2014

"Field of Dogs" in Italian Cinemas

Psie Pole (Field of Dogs), a film directed by Lech Majewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released in Italian cinemas on April 17, 2014.

17.04.2014

"Ida" Wins 2014 goEast

17.04.2014

"Gabriel" Wins in India

Gabriel, a family film directed by Mikołaj Haremski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the award for Best Film at the CMS International Children's Film Festival in India.

14.04.2014

"Ida" Awarded in Sarasota

14.04.2014

"Królowa Pik" at 2014 DOK.Incubator

The final selection of this year's DOK.Incubator documentary workshop has been announced. One of the projects developed within the workshop will be a Polish film entitled Królowa Pik (The Queen of Spades), directed by Agnieszka Zwiefka. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

11.04.2014

Bollywood Film Shooting in Warsaw

Warsaw proved to be better a better location than London; on April 11, the city saw the first day of shooting on Kick, a major Bollywood production.

11.04.2014

France: "The Congress" DVD Release

The Congress, a film directed by Ari Folman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released on DVD and blu-ray in France on April 8, 2014.

10.04.2014