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Polish Documentaries in Competition

On December 9, the Sundance Institute announced the lineup of the short film competition at next year's Sundance festival, which takes place in January. In a little over a month, two Polish short films, both co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will compete for the title of Best Short Film: Punkt wyjścia (Starting Point) by Michał Szcześniak and Obiekt (Object) by Paulina Skibińska.

10.12.2014

Polish Film Screenings in Istanbul

Until 27th of December at Pera Museum in Istanbul will take place the screenings of the Polish films.

04.12.2014

"Ida" in Israeli Cinemas

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Israel on December 25, 2014.

03.12.2014

Awards for Polish Films in Spain

Two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received awards at the 52nd Gijón International Film Festival in Spain.

01.12.2014

Polish Films Recognized in Tallinn

November 30 brought the closing of the 18th Black Nights International Film Festival in Tallinn. The focus on Polish cinema featured screenings of over 20 Polish films; Polish presence at the festival was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

01.12.2014

Award for "Something Better to Come"

November 28 brought the closing of the 22nd edition of the IDFA International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. The Special Jury Award in Main Competition went to Marzenie Julii (Something Better to Come), a film directed by Hanna Polak and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

01.12.2014

"Ida" Nominated

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been nominated for the Independent Spirit Award in the Best International Film category. This year marks the 30th edition of the International Spirit Awards, presented annually by Film Independent

26.11.2014

Camerimage Award for A. Odorowicz

23.11.2014

Winners of the 22nd Camerimage IFF

The 22nd Camerimage International Film Festival, an event co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, drew to a close on November 22. The Golden Frog Award for Best Film in Main Competition went to Leviathan, a film directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev and lensed by Mikhail Krichman. The award for Friend of the Festival went to Agnieszka Odorowicz, General Director of the Polish Film Institute.

22.11.2014

Polish Animations in Competition

Several Polish animated films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the 11th Animateka International Film Festival, which runs from December 8 through December 14 in Ljubljana.

20.11.2014

3rd Poland Film Festival in Japan

The third edition of the Poland Film Festival in Japan will run from November 22 through December 26, 2014.

20.11.2014

Kinoteka - Polish Film Festival in India

The Kinoteka Polish Film Festival will run from November 19 through December 12 in Bombay and New Delhi.

19.11.2014

Polish Films at 2014 IDFA

Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute have been selected for screening in competition and out of competition at the 22nd International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), which runs from November 19 through November 30, 2014.

18.11.2014

Black Nights 2014: Spotlight on Polish Cinema

Over 20 Polish films will be shown at the 18th Black Nights International Film Festival in Tallinn. The event runs from November 14 through November 30, 2014. Polish presence at the festival is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

14.11.2014

"Joanna" Nominated

On November 12, nominations for the Cinema Eye Honors, one of the top awards in the world of documentary filmmaking, were announced at Copenhagen's CPH:DOX festival. Among five titles nominated in the short film category is Joanna, a film directed by Aneta Kopacz and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

13.11.2014

"Ida" Nominated for European Film Awards in Four Categories

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a total of five nominations for this year's European Film Awards: European Film, European Director (Paweł Pawlikowski), European Screenwriter (Paweł Pawlikowski and Rebecca Lenkiewicz), and two nominations for European Actress (Agata Kulesza and Agata Trzebuchowska). Łukasz Żal and Ryszard Lenczewski have been awarded the Carlo Di Palma Prize for European Cinematographer.

08.11.2014

"Wałęsa" in France and Belgium

Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in France and Belgium on November 19, 2014.

06.11.2014

Conversation with Xavier Henry-Rashid

We talk to Xavier Henry-Rashid, managing director of Film Republic - a sales agency founded in 2012 specializing in art house fiction and creative documentaries.

04.11.2014

"Ida" Nominated for BIFA

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been nominated for the 17th British Independent Film Awards in the Best International Independent Film category.

03.11.2014

Robert Więckiewicz Awarded in Tokyo

At the closing ceremony of the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival, Robert Więckiewicz received the Best Actor Award for his performance in Pod Mocnym Aniołem (The Mighty Angel), a film directed by Wojciech Smarzowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

31.10.2014