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"Papusza" in Spanish Cinemas

Papusza, a film directed by Krzysztof Krauze and Joanna Kos-Krauze and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Spain on August 28, 2015.

28.08.2015

"SUMMER SOLSTICE" IN MONTREAL OFFICIAL SELECTION

Letnie przesilenie (Summer Solstice), a film directed by Michał Rogalski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in Main Competition at the 39th World Film Festival in Montreal. 

27.08.2015

BUSAN 2015: POLISH FILMS IN LINEUP

The lineup of this year's 20th Busan International Film Festival (South Korea) features five films supported by the Polish Film Institute.

26.08.2015

Polish Films at the 40th TIFF

Several Polish productions and co-productions co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the upcoming 40th Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from September 10 through September 20, 2015.

19.08.2015

Polish Filmmakers Win in Locarno

Polish filmmakers were awarded at the 68th Locarno International Film Festival. Wojciech Staroń's documentary Bracia (Brothers) won the top prize of the prestigious Critics' Week (La Semaine de la Critique). Mów Mi Marianna (Call Me Marianna) by Karolina Bielawska received Premio Zonta Club Locarno. Andrzej Żuławski won the prize for the Best Direction for his new film Cosmos

16.08.2015

POLAND AT CINELINK

A delegation of 15 Polish producers and distributors will take part in the CineLink co-production market at the 21st Sarajevo International Film Festival. Poland is this year's official partner of the festival.

12.08.2015

"11 MINUTES" AND "DEMON" IN TORONTO

11 minut (11 Minutes) by Jerzy Skolimowski and Demon by Marcin Wrona, both co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival.

11.08.2015

"THE HERE AFTER" AND "THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN" IN SAN SEBASTIAN

Two international co-productions co-financed by the Polish Film Institute — Intruz (The Here After) by Magnus von Horn and Czarodziejska góra (The Magic Mountain) by Anca Damian — will screen in the Zabaltegi section of the upcoming 63rd San Sebastián International Film Festival.

10.08.2015

MAGDALENA SROKA APPOINTED NEW GENERAL DIRECTOR OF THE POLISH FILM INSTITUTE

Magdalena Sroka was officially appointed General Director of the Polish Film Institute by Małgorzata Omilanowska, Minister of Culture and National Heritage. 

07.08.2015

POLISH FILMS IN FESTIVAL LINEUP AT 68TH LOCARNO IFF

Three films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute have been selected for screening at Semaine de la Critique at the 68th Locarno IFF.

03.08.2015

FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project calling

Applications are now open for the 10th FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project – a training programme for young critics and film journalists from Central and Eastern Europe coordinated by the Warsaw Film Foundation and FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics.

 

31.07.2015

Common Baltic. Short Film Contest

Culture.pl, the Pomeranian Film Foundation in Gdynia and the Gdynia Film School are organising a short-film competition about the Baltic Sea countries - their cultural identity, their history, their society, their transformation.

29.07.2015

"11 Minutes" in Main Competition in Venice

11 minut (11 Minutes), the latest film by director Jerzy Skolimowski, will have its world premiere in Main Competition at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, which runs from September 2 through September 12, 2015. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

29.07.2015

"KLEZMER" IN VENICE DAYS OFFICIAL SELECTION

Klezmer, the feature debut by director Piotr Chrzan, has been selected to screen in competition at the 12th edition of Venice Days, a section of the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, which runs from September 2 through September 12, 2015.

24.07.2015

POLISH-GERMAN CO-DEVELOPMENT FUND

The application deadline for financial support for film project development within the framework of the Polish-German Co-Development Fund is August 14. Applications are open to film producers from Poland and Germany.

20.07.2015

Polish films awarded in Estonia

Polish films co-financed by the Polish Films Institute were awarded at the 29th Pärnu International Documentary and Antropology Film Festival in Estonia.

20.07.2015

Third Volume of POLISH CINEMA CLASSICS

The Polish Cinema Classics Vol. IIII DVD collection was released in the United Kingdom on May 25, 2015. The collection has been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

17.07.2015

40TH GDYNIA FILM FESTIVAL — MAIN COMPETITION AND VISIONS APART COMPETITION

The lineup of the Main Competition and the Visions Apart competition of the upcoming 40th Gdynia Film Festival has been announced.

16.07.2015

Polish films at 18th Guanajuato Film Festival

Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the 18th Guanajuato Film Festival, which runs from July 17 through July 26 in Mexico.

14.07.2015

"The Magic Mountain" awarded in Karlovy Vary

Czarodziejska góra (The Magic Mountain), a Polish-French-Romanian animated documentary film directed by Anca Damian received the Special Jury Mention at the 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

11.07.2015