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"Joanna" Awarded in Leipzig

November 2 marked the awards ceremony of the 56th DOK Leipzig Film Festival. Among films awarded at this year's festival was Joanna, a film directed by Aneta Kopacz and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, which received the Prize of the Youth Jury.

04.11.2013

Polish Silver Eye Winners

October 26 marked the awards ceremony of the 17th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. Among winners of the festival's Silver Eye Awards are several films directed by Polish filmmakers and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

29.10.2013

Polish Films Awarded in Kiev

October 27 marked the closing of the 43rd edition of the Molodist International Film Festival in Kiev. The small circle of the festival's award-winners includes the creators of two Polish short films: Matka (The Mother) and Gwizdek (The Whistle).

28.10.2013

Awards for "Papusza" in Valladolid

Papusza, a film directed by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received three awards at the 58th Valladolid International Film Festival in Spain.

28.10.2013

Polish Films in Cottbus

The competition lineup of the 23rd Cottbus Festival of East European Cinema has been announced. The festival runs from November 5 through November 10, 2013.

23.10.2013

"Gabriel" Awarded at Schlingel

On Saturday, October 19, young actor Jan Rotowski accepted the Special Jury Prize of the 18th Schlingel Film Festival for the film Gabriel, directed by Mikołaj Haremski. This international children's film festival has been organized annually in Chemnitz since 1996.

21.10.2013

New York Times on "Wałęsa"

On October 17, the New York Times Magazine published a detailed analysis of Andrzej Wajda's latest feature Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope), co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The New York Times piece was written by Alison Smale.

21.10.2013

Polish Films Awarded in Chicago

Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope) by Andrzej Wajda and Chce się żyć (Life Feels Good) by Maciej Pieprzyca have received awards at the 49th Chicago International Film Festival.

21.10.2013

European Film Showcase in Moscow

October 23 marks the launch of the Westwind European Film Showcase in Moscow. The event is supported by the Polish Film Institute.

21.10.2013

Polish Films Supported by Eurimages

Two Polish co-production have received support from Eurimages, the Council of Europe fund for supporting the production, distribution and exhibition of European films on the international scale. Both projects are also being co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

21.10.2013

"Ida" Wins in Warsaw and London

The past weekend has brought two grand prizes for Paweł Pawlikowski's Ida, a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. Ida won the top awards at the 29th Warsaw Film Festival and the 57th London Film Festival.

21.10.2013

Winners of the 29th WFF

The awards ceremony of the 29th Warsaw Film Festival was held on October 19 at Warsaw's Multikino cinema. The Warsaw Grand Prix went to Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

20.10.2013

Co-Production Agreement Between Poland and Israel

The recent co-production agreement between Poland and Israel entered into force on September 11, 2013, enabling co-production between partners from these two countries to apply for public funding in both states. The ratification of this agreement opens the legal path for applying for public funding in Israel for Polish-Israeli co-productions.

16.10.2013

6th Kinopolska Festival in Paris

The sixth edition of the Kinopolska festival in Paris will run from November 19 through November 24, 2013.

11.10.2013

Polish Films at 56th DOK.Leipzig

Seven Polish documentary films and five animated films in the festival lineup, and a further ten films at the DOK.Market; Poland's film presence at this year's edition of the DOK.Leipzig festival promises to be truly impressive.

11.10.2013

Polish Films at 2013 IDFA

Five documentary films made by Polish filmmakers will screen at this year's edition of the IDFA International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. The event runs from November 20 through December 1.

11.10.2013

"Viva Bel@rus" Wins in Vienna

Żywie Biełaruś, a film directed by Krzysztof Łukaszewicz and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, won the Grand Prize at the 7th Gaffa International Film Festival for Young People in Vienna.

08.10.2013

"Rosa" Awarded in France

Róża (Rosa), a film directed by Wojciech Smarzowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prize at the War on Screen festival, which just had its first edition in Châlons-en-Champagne, France.

07.10.2013

Fourth Polish Film Festival in Spain

October 5, 2013 brought the launch of the fourth Polish Film Festival in Spain. The event is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

07.10.2013

Polish Films at 43rd Molodist IFF

Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are featured in the lineup of the 43rd Molodist International FIlm Festival, which runs from October 19 through October 27, 2013 in Kiev.

07.10.2013