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"COMMUNION" WINS IN TRIESTE

Komunia (Communion), a documentary directed by Anna Zamecka and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, won the documentary film competition at the 28th Trieste International Film Festival.

30.01.2017

"Afterimage" in Cinemas in Canada

Powidoki (Afterimage), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in Canada on February 1, 2017. 

30.01.2017

"United States of Love" in Cinemas in Romania

Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love), a film directed by Tomasz Wasilewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Romania on January 20.

20.01.2017

2016: A SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR POLISH DOCUMENTARIES

2016 was a great year for Polish documentaries. This success is owed largely to the universality of topics tackled by filmmakers, successful collaboration between directors and producers, a good network of international contacts, and excellent national film events dedicated to documentary films.

17.01.2017

A SUCCESSFUL YEAR IN POLISH CINEMA

Record box-office results, new successes by accomplished filmmakers, widely acclaimed debuts, great documentaries, and an increase in international sales of Polish films; these are the traits of Polish cinema in 2016.

09.01.2017

"Agnus Dei" in Cinemas in Finland

Niewinne (Agnus Dei/Les innocentes), a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Finland on January 20, 2017.

05.01.2017

"THE LURE" IN US CINEMAS THIS FEBRUARY

Córki Dancingu (The Lure), the feature debut by Agnieszka Smoczyńska, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the US in early February 2017.

02.01.2017

"United States of Love" in Hungarian Cinemas

Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love), a film directed by Tomasz Wasilewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Hungary on December 29.

29.12.2016

"THE ERLPRINCE" IN GENERATION SECTION AT 67TH BERLIN IFF

Kuba Czekaj's Królewicz Olch (The Erlprince), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected for screening in the Generation 14plus section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.

27.12.2016

"Agnus Dei" in Cinemas in Spain and Norway

Niewinne (Agnus Dei/Les innocentes), a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Spain and Norway in December 2016.

21.12.2016

Over 215 thousand viewers watched "Behind The Blue Door"

Over 215 thousand viewers watched Za niebieskimi drzwiami (Behind The Blue Door) - film for young viewers co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. 

21.12.2016

SUCCESS OF NEW SCHEME FOR CHILDREN'S FILMS

In 2016, the Polish Film Institute launched a new expert committee and allocated a separate budget for films for young and family audiences.

20.12.2016

Call for submissions: New Horizons International Competition

The 17th edition of the T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival will take place in Wrocław, from 3rd to 13th August 2017. The New Horizons International Competition — a platform where artistic cinema that extend the boundaries set by conventional filmmakers is presented — remains the core element of the festival.

20.12.2016

Agnieszka Holland's Pokot (Spoor) Premieres In Main Competition At 67th Berlinale

Pokot (Spoor), the latest film by director Agnieszka Holland, will have its world premiere at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, screening in Main Competition.

15.12.2016

Zofia Wichłacz Selected as European Shooting Star 2017

Zofia Wichłacz is one of ten European actors selected as the 2017 Shooting Stars. The actress was nominated for the title by the Polish Film Institute.

15.12.2016

Radosław Ochnio and "Body/Ciało" Win European Film Awards 2016!

December 10, 2016 marked the 29th European Film Awards ceremony in Wrocław. The award for European Sound Designer 2016 went to Radosław Ochnio. The People's Choice Award went to Body/Ciało (Body).

10.12.2016

Filmförderungsanstalt is the new partner of the Polish-German Film Fund

On 9 December 2016, representatives of the institutions participating in the Polish-German Film Fund: Magdalena Sroka (PFI); Peter Dinges (FFA); Kirsten Niehuus (Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg) and Claas Danielsen (MDM), signed an agreement on cooperation within the framework of the Polish-German Film Fund.

09.12.2016

POLISH SHORT FILMS AT 2017 SUNDANCE FF

Three Polish short films will screen at the upcoming edition of the Sundance festival. The event runs from January 19 through January 29, 2017.

07.12.2016

Polish Film Institute Supports Minority Co-Productions

Earlier this year, the Polish Film Institute launched a new envelope for minority co-productions. A special fund was formed and a separate assessment committee established.

06.12.2016

"United States of Love" in Cinemas in Denmark

Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love), a film directed by Tomasz Wasilewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Denmark on December 8.

02.12.2016