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"The Island" Now Eligible for Oscars

Wyspa (Spanish title: La Isla, English title: The Island), a film directed by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz and Dominga Sotomayor and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the grand prize at the Huesca festival in Spain. This award makes the film eligible for the 2015 Academy Awards.

24.06.2014

Roman Polański's Producer in Poland

June 24 marked the press conference for of Roman Polański's upcoming production of a film on the Dreyfus affair. The press conference took place at Krakow's Sukiennice and was attended by Robert Benmussa, Polański's French producer.

24.06.2014

"Joanna" awarded in the USA

Joanna, a film directed by Aneta Kopacz and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received two awards at the Palm Springs International Shortfest, which closed on June 23.

23.06.2014

"Wałęsa. Man of Hope" in Cinemas

Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Denmark and Australia in June 2014. In July 2014 Walesa will be realeased in New Zealand.

19.06.2014

"Our Curse" Awarded in Sheffield

June 12 marked the closing of the Sheffield Doc/Fest international documentary film festival. Nasza klątwa (Our Curse), a film directed by Tomasz Śliwiński, received the festival's Best Student Film award.

13.06.2014

"The Word" at Film Festivals Abroad

Obietnica (The Word), a film directed by Anna Kazejak and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, is scheduled to screen at several international film festivals.

13.06.2014

"Ida" in Argentina

12.06.2014

Polish Films at Moscow IFF

At the upcoming 36th Moscow International Film Festival, Krzysztof Skonieczny's feature debut Hardkor Disko will screen in Main Competition. The festival's documentary sections feature two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute: Deep Love by Jan P. Matuszyński and Joanna by Aneta Kopacz.

11.06.2014

Zanussi and Wasilewski Awarded

At the 13th Transilvania International Film Festival, which closed on June 8 in Romania, Tomasz Wasilewski received the award for Best Director for his Płynące wieżowce (Floating Skyscrapers), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The festival's grand prize went to Stockholm, a Spanish production directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen.

09.06.2014

Polish Animations at 38th Annecy IFF

The lineup of the short film section of the 38th Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France has been announced. The festival's several sections will feature films by Polish filmmakers. The Annecy International Animated Film Festival runs from June 9 through June 14.

09.06.2014

"Wałęsa. Man of Hope" in Italy

Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Italy on June 6, 2014.

06.06.2014

"Ida" Well-Received by US Press

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in the United States on May 2, 2014 and was warmly received by American film critics. Box office revenues have reached almost one million dollars.

03.06.2014

"The Congress" in Italian Cinemas

The Congress, a film directed by Ari Folman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Italy on June 12, 2014.

02.06.2014

54th Krakow Film Festival

May 25 marked the launch of the 54th Krakow Film Festival, an event co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The festival lineup features a number of Polish films. This year's special country focus is on the United Kingdom.

25.05.2014

"Ida" in Australia and New Zealand

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Australia and New Zealand on May 22nd, 2014.

22.05.2014

67th Cannes Film Festival

On May 18, at 67th Cannes Film Festival took place Polish-Danish producers' meeting.

19.05.2014

Polish Documentaries in Sheffield

The 20th Sheffield Doc/Fest runs from June 7 through June 12. The festival's competition lineup features two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute: Joanna by Aneta Kopacz and Nasza klątwa (Our Curse) by Tomasz Śliwiński. Festival guests will include a group of Polish producers, invited to pitch their latest projects.

19.05.2014

"Ida" Awarded in Peru

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, won top laurels at the fifth Al Este de Lima festival, which closed on May 17.

19.05.2014

A Win for "One Way Ticket to the Moon"

Jacek Bromski received the award for Best Director at the 13th Tiburon International Film Festival in California.

16.05.2014

"In the Name Of…" in German cinemas

Małgorzata Szumowska's feature W imię... (In the Name Of...), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Germany on May 15, 2014.

15.05.2014