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ANDRZEJ ŻUŁAWSKI DIES AT 75

Andrzej Żuławski, acclaimed director, screenwriter, writer, passed away on 17 February at the age of 75, following a long illness. Żuławski was the director of award-winning films, including Trzecia część nocy (The Third Part of the Night), Diabeł (The Devil), Possession, Szamanka (Shaman), Fidelity, and Cosmos.

17.02.2016

POLISH PRESENCE AT 66TH BERLINALE

The 66th Berlin International Film Festival runs from February 11 through February 21, 2016. The festival lineup features several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The festival will also host a number of events related to Polish cinema.

15.02.2016

"Agnus Dei" in French Cinemas

Agnus Dei (Niewinne, Les innocentes), a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in France on February 10.

10.02.2016

PICTURE POLAND INCREASES ITS RANGE

Picture Poland, a project aimed at promoting Polish cinema among airline passengers, is increasing its range.

09.02.2016

FEBRUARY FOCUS ON POLAND IN NYC

February 2016 in New York City marks a total of three events on Polish cinema.

08.02.2016

2016 SUNDANCE AWARDS FOR POLISH FILMMAKERS

January 31 marked the closing of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The festival's closing ceremony brought awards for two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

01.02.2016

POLISH FILMS AT FESTIVAL SCOPE

The Polish Film Institute has joined forces with Festival Scope, a platform for new channels of film distribution. Festival Scope will feature a selection of Polish films, including film debuts and films that screened at major international film festivals.

28.01.2016

Excellent Reception of "The Lure" at Sundance FF

Córki Dancingu (The Lure) by Agnieszka Smoczyńska had the excellent reception at the Sundance Film Festival 2016. The feature debut co-financed by the Polish Film Institute screens in the World Dramatic Cinema Competition.

25.01.2016

POLISH FILMS IN 2016 SUNDANCE LINEUP

Córki Dancingu (The Lure) by Agnieszka Smoczyńska, Wszystkie nieprzespane noce (All These Sleepless Nights) by Michał Marczak and Figura (Figure) by Katarzyna Gondek are in official selection at the Sundance International Film Festival. 

20.01.2016

"THE HERE AFTER" WINS 2015 SWEDISH FILM AWARDS

Intruz (The Here After), a film directed by first-time director Magnus von Horn and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received this year's Swedish Film Awards in three categories: Best Film, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actor.

19.01.2016

"Body/Ciało" in Cinemas in Brazil

Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Brazil on January 14.

14.01.2016

"United States of Love" in Main Competition at the 66th Berlin IFF

Tomasz Wasilewski's latest feature Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love) will have its world premiere screening in Main Competition at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

11.01.2016

"THE HERE AFTER" NOMINATED FOR THE SWEDISH FILM AWARDS

Magnus von Horn's feature debut The Here After, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been nominated for the Swedish Film Awards in four categories.

04.01.2016

"BODY" IN SWISS AND DANISH CINEMAS

Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in January in both Switzerland and Denmark.

04.01.2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

23.12.2015

"ZUD" AT 2016 BERLINALE

Zud, the feature debut by Marta Minorowicz, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected to screen in the Generation Kplus competition at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival.

18.12.2015

"ESCAPE FROM THE 'LIBERTY' CINEMA" DVD RELEASE IN THE UK

January will mark the UK DVD release of Wojciech Marczewski's Ucieczka z kina 'Wolność' (Escape from the 'Liberty' Cinema) by Second Run. The film was previously available on DVD as part of the Polish Cinema Classics Vol. II collection, released in 2013.

18.12.2015

"I, OLGA HEPNAROVÁ" AT 2016 BERLINALE

Ja, Olga Hepnarová (I, Olga Hepnarová), a co-production between the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia, directed by Tomáš Weinreb and Petr Kazda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in the Panorama section of the upcoming 66th Berlin International Film Festival.

17.12.2015

POLISH EDITOR WINS EUROPEAN FILM AWARD

Jacek Drosio received the European Editor 2015 award of the European Film Academy for his work on Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

12.12.2015

"THE HERE AFTER" IN CINEMAS IN SWEDEN AND NORWAY

The Here After, the feature debut by director Magnus von Horn, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Sweden and Norway.

04.12.2015