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Polish Films at Filmkunstmesse

The Leipzig branch of the Polish Institute in Berlin, in co-operation with the Polish Film Institute, took part for the second time in the Filmkunstmesse art house film market, one of the largest events of its type in Europe.

01.10.2013

Polish Films at CinEast

Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the 6th CinEast International Film Festival, which runs in Luxembourg from October 9 through October 27, 2013.

30.09.2013

Ewa Wiśniewska Awarded in China

Ewa Wiśniewska received the Award for Best Actress at the 22nd Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China for her performance in Piąta pora roku (The Fifth Season of the Year), a film directed by Jerzy Domaradzki and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

30.09.2013

"The Congress" Among Europe's Best Animated Films

After announcing the list of 46 titles eligible for this year's European Film Awards, the European Film Academy presented three feature animated films in the running for the award for Best European Animation. One of the selected titles was The Congress, a film directed by Ari Folman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

30.09.2013

29th Warsaw Film Festival

The 29th edition of the Warsaw Film Festival will run from October 11 through October 20, 2013. The festival is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

30.09.2013

Polish Docs at 5th DokuBazaar

Twelve Polish films have been selected to screen in the lineup of the DokuBazaar International Documentary Film Festival, which runs from September 30 through October 2 in Ljubljana.

30.09.2013

Silver Eye Award Nominations

This year's Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival launches on October 24. The festival framework includes the tenth edition of the East Silver Market, which will feature a substantial number of Polish films, 15 of which have been nominated for the Silver Eye Award.

27.09.2013

Nomination for "The Big Leap"

The Big Leap, a film by Kristoffer Rus, is one of five films nominated for the best short film award at the UK-based Raindance festival.

27.09.2013

"We Will Be Happy One Day" Wins

Paweł Wysoczański's documentary Kiedyś będziemy szczęśliwi (We Will Be Happy One Day) received the award for Best Documentary Film at the 10th Jameson CineFest International Film Festival in Hungary, which closed on September 21.

24.09.2013

"Papusza" Awarded in Macedonia

For their work on Papusza, Krzysztof Ptak and Wojciech Staroń received a cinematography award at the 34th Manaki Brothers International Film Festival, which closed on September 20.

24.09.2013

"Burning Bush" in Oscar® Running

Members of the Czech Film and Television Academy (ČFTA) selected Burning Bush by Agnieszka Holland to represent the Czech Republic in the running for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

24.09.2013

"Viva Bel@rus!" Awarded in Istanbul

Żywie Biełaruś (Viva Bel@rus!), a film directed by Krzysztof Łukaszewicz, received the Golden Scales Award, the grand prize of the third edition of the 'Crime and Punishment' Festival in Istanbul.

20.09.2013

Polish Films at 29th Haifa IFF

The lineup of the 29th Haifa International Film Festival features several Polish films that have been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The festival runs through September 28, 2013.

20.09.2013

"Świteź" Wins in Belarus

Świteź (The Lost Town of Świteź), a film directed by Kamil Polak and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has won the Animaevka International Animated Film Festival in Belarus.

19.09.2013

Play Poland Film Festival 2013

The third edition of Play Poland Film Festival will run from October 3 through December 12, 2013. The festival is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

19.09.2013

Polish Oscar® Candidate

Committee members selected Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope), directed by Andrzej Wajda, to represent Poland in the running for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

18.09.2013

"Floating Skyscrapers" at CineFest

Tomasz Wasilewski's Płynące wieżowce (Floating Skyscrapers) screened in Miskolc at the 10th Jameson CineFest International Film Festival on September 16. The film is one of the contenders in the festival's Main Competition.

18.09.2013

38th Gdynia Film Festival. Interview with Paweł Pawlikowski

During the 38th Gdynia Film Festival, we interviewed Paweł Pawlikowski, who wrote (together with Rebecca Lenkiewicz) and directed the award-winning feature Ida.

16.09.2013

"Ida" Awarded in Toronto

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the FIPRESCI Jury Prize in the Special Presentations section of the 38th Toronto International FIlm Festival, which closed on September 15.

16.09.2013

"Floating Skyscrapers" in Zurich

Płynące wieżowce (Floating Skyscrapers), a film directed by Tomasz Wasilewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected for screening in the Feature Film Competition at the 9th Zurich International Film Festival, which runs from September 26 through October 6, 2013.

15.09.2013