"Lasting" at Sundance
Nieulotne (Lasting), directed by Jacek Borcuch and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in the World Dramatic Competition at the Sundance International Film Festival, which runs from January 17 through January 27, 2013.
Krzysztof Zanussi Awarded in India
Polish director Krzysztof Zanussi received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 43rd International Film Festival of India in Goa.
"Argentinian Lesson" Wins in Canada
The documentary Argentyńska lekcja (Argentinian Lesson) by Wojciech Staroń, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the grand prize in the Mid-Length Documentary Competition at the RIDM (Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal) film festival.
"My Father's Bike" in the UK and Ireland
November 30, 2012 will bring the theatrical release of Piotr Trzaskalski's Mój rower (My Father's Bike) in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Crulic" in French Cinemas
December 12, 2012 will bring the French release of the documentary Droga na drugą stronę (Crulic - The Path to Beyond) by Anca Damian. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"My Father's Bike" Wins in America
The awards ceremony of the 24th Polish Film Festival in America was held in Chicago on Sunday, November 18.
Polish Films at the Cairo Film Festival
Piąta pora roku (The Fifth Season of the Year) by Jerzy Domaradzki and Róża (Rosa) by Wojciech Smarzowski will screen at the 35th Cairo International Film Festival.
Polish Animated Films in Brazil
Several Polish animated films are featured in the lineup of the upcoming 2nd International Stop Motion Festival of Brazil, which runs from November 27 through December 1, 2012. These films include projects co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Films in India
The 43rd International Film Festival of India will run from November 20 through November 30, 2012. The festival's FilmBazaar market will feature a number of Polish-Indian film projects. The festival lineup features several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
FilmPOLSKA München: 2nd Edition
The second edition of the filmPOLSKA festival in Munich will run from November 28 through December 2, 2012. The festival is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
French Music Prize for Mykietyn
Composer Paweł Mykietyn received the Prix France Musique Sacem 2012 award for the original score of Essential Killing, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Triumph in Cottbus
Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received a total of five awards at the 22nd Cottbus International Film Festival. The winner of the festival's Grand Prize is Dzień kobiet (Women's Day) by Maria Sadowska.
Julia Kijowska Awarded in Greece
Julia Kijowska received the Best Actress award at the 53rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival for her performance in Miłość (Loving) by Sławomir Fabicki. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Films Awarded in Minsk
Three Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute - Mój rower (My Father's Bike) by Piotr Trzaskalski, Paparazzi by Piotr Bernaś and Rozmowa (The Conversation) by Piotr Sułkowski - have received awards at the 19th "Listapad" International Film Festival in Minsk.
Polish Films at 16th Black Nights in Tallinn
Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are featured in the lineup of the 16th edition of the 16th Black Nights International Film Festival (PÖFF), which runs from November 12 through November 28 in Tallinn.
"My Father's Bike" in Arras
Mój rower (My Father's Bike), directed by Piotr Trzaskalski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen at the 13th Arras International Film Festival in France, which runs from November 9 through November 18, 2012.
Polish Films in Lithuania
Between November 8 and November 25, 2012, five Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the European Film Forum Scanorama in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, and Šiauliai.
Polish Films at Mannheim IFF
Two Polish films: Bez wstydu (Shameless) by Filip Marczewski and W sypialni (In the Bedroom) by Tomasz Wasilewski will screen in International Competition at the 61st Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival, which runs from November 8 through November 18, 2012.
Indian Film Week in Warsaw
November 5, 2012 brought the gala opening ceremony of the Indian Film Week at Warsaw's Kultura cinema. The Indian Film Week is an event that celebrates 100 years of Indian filmmaking, organized by the Embassy of India, the Polish Filmmakers Association and the Polish Film Institute.
Dorota Kędzierzawska's Retrospective in Kolkata
This year's Kolkata International Film Festival will feature a retrospective of films by director Dorota Kędzierzawska.