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POLISH ANIMATIONS AT THE 40TH ANNECY IFF

The competition lineup of this year's Annecy International Animated Film Festival has been announced. Four Polish films will screen at this year's edition of the festival.

17.03.2016

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF KRZYSZTOF KIEŚLOWSKI'S DEATH

March 13 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski.

12.03.2016

"The Here After" in Cinemas in UK

The Here After, a film directed by Magnus von Horn and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in UK on March 11.

11.03.2016

"THE RED CAPTAIN" IN CZECH AND SLOVAK CINEMAS

Czerwony Kapitan (The Red Captain), a Czech-Slovak-Polish co-production directed by Michal Kollár and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the Czech Republic and Slovakia on March 10, 2016.

10.03.2016

2016 POLISH FILM AWARDS: "BODY/CIAŁO" WINS BEST FILM

Małgorzata Szumowska's Body/Ciało (Body) was voted Best Polish Film at the Polish Film Awards, also winning awards for Best Director, Best Actress (Maja Ostaszewska) and Best Actor (Janusz Gajos). Janusz Majewski's Excentrycy, czyli po słonecznej stronie ulicy (The Eccentrics. The Sunny Side of the Street) also received a total of four awards.

08.03.2016

"THE LURE" WINS IN PORTO

Agnieszka Smoczyńska's debut feature Córki Dancingu (The Lure) triumphed at the 36th Fantasporto International Film Festival, winning a total of three awards: Best Film, Best Director, and Best Special Effects.

07.03.2016

Andrzej Wajda celebrates his 90th birthday

On March 6, director Andrzej Wajda celebrates his 90th birthday.

06.03.2016

Great Response to "United States of Love" at Berlinale

Tomasz Wasilewski's latest feature Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love) has been very warmly received by film critics at this year's Berlin International Film Festival.

26.02.2016

"Body/Ciało" in Hungarian Cinemas

Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Hungary on Februrary 25.

25.02.2016

Call for entries: 16th T-Mobile New Horizons IFF

Submissions are open until 15th of March 2016. 

24.02.2016

"ILEGITIM" WINS CICAE AWARD AT BERLINALE

Ilegitim (Illegitimate), a Romanian-Polish-French co-production directed by Adrian Sitaru, received the CICAE award of the International Confederation of Art Cinemas (CICAE) at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival.

22.02.2016

Tomasz Wasilewski Wins Silver Bear

At the closing ceremony of the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, Tomasz Wasilewski - writer and director of Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love) - received the Silver Bear Award for Best Screenplay.

20.02.2016

"Gods" in Cinemas in Spain

On February 19, 2016, Bogowie (Gods), a film directed by Łukasz Palkowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Spain.

19.02.2016

"Crache Coeur" in French Cinemas

Feature debut directed by Julia Kowalski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute Crache Coeur (Raging Rose, Znam kogoś, kto cię szuka) was released theatrically on February 17 in France.

17.02.2016

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