41ST GDYNIA FILM FESTIVAL: MAIN COMPETITION AND VISIONS APART COMPETITION LINEUP
The lineup of the 41st Gdynia Film Festival's Main Competition and Visions Apart competition has been announced.
POLISH FILMS AT THE 69TH LOCARNO IFF
Ostatnia Rodzina (The Last Family), a film directed by Jan P. Matuszyński and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in Main Competition at the 69th Locarno International Film Festival. Polish films are also featured in the Film Critics' Week competition lineup.
"Papusza" on DVD and VoD in UK
Papusza, a film directed by Krzysztof Krauze and Joanna Kos-Krauze and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been released on DVD and VoD in UK.
"I, Olga Hepnarova" in French Cinemas
Ja, Olga Hepnarová (I, Olga Hepnarová), a Czech-Polish-Slovak co-production directed by Tomáš Weinreb and Petr Kazda, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in France on July 6, 2016.
POLISH FILMS IN COMPETITION AT 51ST KARLOVY VARY IFF
Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute screen in competition at the 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
"AGNUS DEI" RELEASED IN THE US
Niewinne (Agnus Dei / Les innocentes), a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the United States on July 1.
"THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN" WINS ANIMAFEST
Czarodziejska góra (The Magic Mountain), an international co-production directed by Anca Damian and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prix at the Animafest festival in Croatia.
"UNITED STATES OF LOVE" AWARDED IN MALTA
The filmmakers behind Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received awards at the Valletta Film Festival in Malta.
6TH FESTIVAL OF POLISH CINEMA IN BRAZIL
The sixth edition of the Festival of Polish Cinema in Brazil is currently under way. The event is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Kox, Smoczyńska, and Spielberg are shooting with Mazovia Film Fund
Bodo Kox, Agnieszka Smoczyńska, and Nancy Spielberg will shoot their next films with Mazovia Film Fund. Meanwhile Paweł Łoziński and Michał Marczak's latest documentaries are making a splash as they begin the festival circuit.
"FOREST, 4 AM" IN MAIN COMPETITION IN SHANGHAI
Jan Jakub Kolski's Las, 4 rano (Forest, 4 AM) has been selected to screen in Main Competition at the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
WINNERS OF THE 56TH KRAKOW FILM FESTIVAL
June 4 marked the closing gala of the 56th Krakow Film Festival at the Kijów cinema. The festival was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"The Here After" in Cinemas in France
The Here After, a film directed by Magnus von Horn and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in France on June 1.
LECH MAJEWSKI'S "VALLEY OF THE GODS" PRESS CONFERENCE
The official press conference for Lech Majewski's latest feature Dolina Bogów (Valley of the Gods), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was held on May 30 at the Museum of Silesia in Katowice.
PICTURE POLAND: POLISH FILMS ON BOARD OF LUFTHANSA AIRPLANES
Lufthansa has joined the Picture Poland project, aimed at promoting Polish films among airline passengers.
"THE ECCENTRICS" IN MAIN COMPETITION AT MOSCOW IFF
Excentrycy, czyli po słonecznej stronie ulicy (The Eccentrics. The Sunny Side of the Street), a film directed by Janusz Majewski will screen in Main Competition at the 38th Moscow IFF.
DARIUSZ JABŁOŃSKI RE-ELECTED AS DEPUTY HEAD OF EUROPEAN PRODUCERS CLUB
Dariusz Jabłoński, head of the Polish Film Academy, has been re-elected as deputy head of the European Producers Club.
MAŁGORZATA SZUMOWSKA INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN PRESTIGIOUS "TOGETHER NOW" PROJECT
Małgorzata Szumowska has been invited to participate in the prestigious Together Now film project, made by female film directors and actresses from around the world.
"Demon" in Brazilian Cinemas
Demon, a film directed by Marcin Wrona and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Brazil on May 12.
POLISH PRESENCE AT 69TH CANNES IFF
May 11 marked the start of the 69th Cannes International Film Festival. At this year's edition, Polish filmmakers participate in a number of festival events.