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ANDRZEJ WAJDA'S "AFTERIMAGE" SELECTED AS POLAND'S OSCAR CANDIDATE

The Oscar Committee comprised has selected Powidoki (Afterimage), the latest film by Andrzej Wajda, to be Poland's candidate for this year's Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

28.09.2016

JERZY SKOLIMOWSKI AWARDED IN CHINA

At the 25th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China, Jerzy Skolimowski received the award for Best Director for his work on 11 minut (11 Minutes).

26.09.2016

"TENANTS" WIN STUDENT OSCAR

Lokatorki (Tenants), a short film directed by Klara Kochańska and produced by the Łódź Film School, received the bronze  medal at the 43rd edition of the Student Oscars.

23.09.2016

EXCELLENT REVIEWS OF "PLAYGROUND" FOLLOWING ITS SAN SEBASTIAN PREMIERE

September 20, 2016 at the 64th San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain marked the world premiere of Plac zabaw (Playground), a film directed by Bartosz M. Kowalski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The film enjoyed excellent reviews by international film critics.

22.09.2016

"DEMON": EXCELLENT REVIEWS IN THE US

Demon, a film directed by Marcin Wrona and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the United States on September 9. The film has enjoyed some very favourable reviews.

12.09.2016

"Demon" Released in the US

Demon, a film directed by Marcin Wrona and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the United States on September 9.

09.09.2016

POLISH FILMS AT THE 21ST BUSAN IFF

The lineup of the 21st Busan International Film Festival features several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

07.09.2016

"The Here After" in Cinemas in Belgium and Luxembourg

The Here After, a film directed by Magnus von Horn and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Belgium and Luxembourg on August 31.

05.09.2016

JERZY SKOLIMOWSKI RECEIVES GOLDEN LION FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

August 31 marked the opening gala of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival. At the ceremony, Jerzy Skolimowski received the Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement.

01.09.2016

POLISH FILMS AT THE 60TH BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL

The lineup of the 60th BFI London Film Festival includes several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

01.09.2016

Body/Ciało (Body) in the Running for the EFA People's Choice Award

The European Film Academy has announced the films nominated for the annual EFA People's Choice Award. Małgorzata Szumowska's Body/Ciało (Body) is one of 12 nominated titles. The winner will be selected through an online voting process among film fans.

01.09.2016

"PLAYGROUND" IN OFFICIAL SELECTION AT SAN SEBASTIAN IFF

Plac zabaw (Playground), the feature debut by Bartosz M. Kowalski, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in Main Competition at the 64th San Sebastian IFF.

25.08.2016

Polish films in the Running for 2016 EFA Nominations

Five Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are in the running for nominations for the 2016 European Film Awards.

23.08.2016

"11 Minutes" Released Theatrically in Japan

11 minut (11 Minutes), a film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Japan on August 20.

20.08.2016

Conversation with Justine Barda

We talk to Justine Barda, a festival programmer, Film Studies lecturer, founder of Telescope – a website for the promotion of international films to American audiences, guest of Polish Days 2016.

18.08.2016

"TITANIUM WHITE" IN MONTREAL'S WORLD COMPETITION

Piotr Śmigasiewicz's feature debut Tytanowa biel (Titanium White) will screen in the World Competition at the 40th World Film Festival in Montreal.

17.08.2016

PIOTR STASIK'S FILM IN THE RUNNING FOR EFA NOMINATION

21 x Nowy Jork (21 x New York), a documentary film directed by Piotr Stasik and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, is one of 15 films in the running for a nomination for the 2016 European Film Awards.

16.08.2016

"NEW WORLD" IN MONTREAL

Nowy świat (New World), a vignette film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in the First Films World Competition at the 40th World Film Festival in Montreal.

16.08.2016

POLISH FILMS AT THE 41ST TORONTO IFF

Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival.

16.08.2016

"Communion" Wins Critics Week in Locarno

This is the third year in a row that a Polish film wins top laurels in the Film Critics Week section of the Locarno International Film Festival. This year's winner is Anna Zamecka and her film Komunia (Communion).

13.08.2016