Kościukiewicz Selected as 2014 Shooting Star
Mateusz Kościukiewicz is one of ten European actors selected as the 2014 Shooting Stars. The actor was nominated for the title by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Films in Clermont-Ferrand
The Clermont-Ferrand film festival has announced this year's lineup; Polish films will screen in two competition sections at the world's top short film festival.
Polish-Indian Filmmaking Co-Operation
The audiovisual co-production agreement signed between Poland and India on July 4, 2012 has born its first fruit. Based on this intergovernmental agreement, Polish producer Artevision signed a co-production agreement in November for the production of a feature animated film project entitled Hot Heart Story, co-produced with Auracine Entertainment, a producer from Calcutta.
"The Congress" Wins European Film Award
The Congress, a film directed by Ari Folman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the 2013 European Film Award for best European Animated Feature Film.
"Wałęsa" Oscar Campaign
The Oscar campaign of Andrzej Wajda's feature Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope) in the United States has been launched. The campaign is co-financed and co-ordinated by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Documentaries Awarded
Two Polish documentaries received awards at the 8th DocsDF International Documentary Film Festival in Mexico City.
Polish Documentaries in Iran
Several Polish documentary films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute have been selected for screening in competition at the Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film Festival, which runs from December 10 through December 17 in Tehran.
Boczarska Voted Best Actress
Magdalena Boczarska received the Best Actress Award at the 44th International Film Festival of India in Goa, for her performance in W ukryciu (In Hiding), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Floating Skyscrapers" in UK Cinemas
Płynące wieżowce (Floating Skyscrapers), a film directed by Tomasz Wasilewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in selected cinemas across the United Kingdom on December 6, 2013.
"Ida" Awarded in Gijón
Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a total of five awards at the 51st Gijón International Film Festival (Spain), which closed on November 24.
Andrzej Chyra Awarded in France
At the 15th Cinessonne European Cinema Festival, which closed on November 24, Andrzej Chyra received the award for Best Actor for his performance in W imię... (In the Name Of...), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Films in Granada
From December 4 through December 20, 2013, Filmoteca de Andalucia will feature a series of screenings of selected Polish films.
Polish Films at 14th Tbilisi IFF
Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are featured in the lineup of the 14th Tbilisi International Film Festival, which runs from December 2 through December 8, 2013.
21st Camerimage Festival Winners
The winners of the 21st Camerimage International Festival of the Art of Cinematography, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, have been announced.
"Ida" Wins Camerimage Golden Frog
Cinematographers Łukasz Żal and Ryszard Lenczewski received the Golden Frog Grand Prize of the 21st Camerimage International Festival of the Art of Cinematography for their work on Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Kinoteka - Polish Film Festival in India
The Kinoteka Polish Film Festival in New Delhi opened on November 18, 2013.
"Faces of Agnieszka Holland"
November 26 will mark the opening of the 'Poland. Europe. The World - the Faces of Agnieszka Holland' exhibition at the Polish Institute in Budapest. The exhibition is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Rogalik" Voted Best Film at Alcine
On November 15, Paweł Ziemilski's Rogalik, a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the first prize in the European Competition of the Alcine short film festival in Spain.
Polish Films in India
Several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the 44th International Film Festival of India in Goa, which runs from November 20 through November 30, 2013.
More Awards for "Viva Bel@rus"
Żywie Biełaruś (Viva Bel@rus), a film directed by Krzysztof Łukaszewicz and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received special mention at the "Korona Karpat" International Television Film Festival in Truskawiec (Ukraine).