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"Ida" in Greek Cinemas

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Greece on October 30, 2014.

30.10.2014

"Our Curse" Nominated

Nasza klątwa (Our Curse), a documentary directed by Tomasz Śliwiński and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been nominated for the IDA Award, the most prestigious award in the world of documentary filmmaking, awarded by the International Documentary Association.

30.10.2014

"Life Feels Good" Released in Hungary

Chce się żyć (Life Feels Good), a film directed by Maciej Pieprzyca, was released theatrically in Hungary on October 30. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

30.10.2014

Polish 2014 Silver Eye Winners

October 27 marked the closing ceremony of the 18th edition of the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. Two Polish films, both co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, are among winners of this year's Silver Eye Awards.

28.10.2014

Awards for Polish Films

Abu Haraz, a film by Maciej Drygas, received the Grand Prize at the Ânûû-Rû Âboro Film Festival in New Caledonia, while at the Al Jazeera Documentary Film Festival in Qatar, Łukasz Żal received the Best Cinematography Award for his work on Lewa połowa twarzy (Left Side of the Face) by Marcin Bortkiewicz, and Bartłomiej Świderski received the Best Director Award for his film Sati.

28.10.2014

"Gods" in Cinemas in the UK and Ireland

24.10.2014

"Ida" in Sweden

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Sweden on October 24, 2014.

24.10.2014

Steven Spielberg in Wrocław

According to a statement released by the Wrocław Film Commission, Steven Spielberg will start shooting the European segment of his latest feature (working title: St. James Place) in November in Wrocław.
22.10.2014

7th Kinopolska Festival in Paris

21.10.2014

"Joanna" and "Our Curse" Shortlisted for the Oscars

On October 20, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its short list of contenders for the Academy Award in the Documentary Short Subject category. This selection of eight films includes two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute - Joanna, a film by Aneta Kopacz (Wajda Studio), and Nasza klątwa (Our Curse), a film by Tomasz Śliwiński (Warsaw Film School).

21.10.2014

"Our Curse" Awarded in Japan and the USA

Nasza klątwa (Our Curse), a documentary directed by Tomasz Śliwiński and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has recently received several awards at international film festivals.
13.10.2014

Conversation with Hagai Levi

During 3. World Conference of Screenwriters in Warsaw we talked to Hagai Levi - a director and screenwriter, mostly known for his series BeTipul, which later became an HBO format, entitled In Treatment in the USA, in Poland known as Bez tajemnic.

13.10.2014

Michał Marczak at 2014 CPH:LAB

Director Michał Marczak will be among the participants of the 2014 DOX:LAB production workshop in Copenhagen.
10.10.2014

The Outcome of the WCOS 2014

Recently Warsaw hosted the Third World Conference of Screenwriters, a two-day event for 170 screenwriters from around the world. The event, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, closed with the Warsaw Resolution, which asserts the essential role of the screenwriter in the creative process.

03.10.2014

"Wałęsa. Man of Hope" in Sweden

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 Sweden on October 3, 2014.

03.10.2014

Polish Films Nominated

Forty films produced or co-produced in Poland will take part in this year's East Silver Market. Seven of these have been nominated for the Silver Eye Awards for best creative documentaries screening at the market. Among these are several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

01.10.2014

"The Mighty Angel" in Tokyo

Pod Mocnym Aniołem (The Mighty Angel), a film directed by Wojciech Smarzowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in competition at the Tokyo International Film Festival, which runs from October 23 through October 31.

30.09.2014

Great reviews of "Ida"

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Estonia, United Kingdom and Ireland on September 26, 2014. Poland's candidate for the Best Foreign Language Academy Award® has been enthusiastically received very well by British film critics.

30.09.2014

Award for "When I Am a Bird"

Kiedy będę ptakiem (When I Am A Bird), a documentary directed by Monika Pawluczuk and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been gaining international acclaim. The Signes de Nuit festival in Paris brought a SIGNIS Award for the film, while Prague's Fresh Film Fest awarded Pawluczuk's documentary with a Special Mention of the Jury.

29.09.2014

Polish Films at the 30th Haifa IFF

The lineup of the 30th Haifa International Film Festival, which runs from October 9 through October 18, includes several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

29.09.2014