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Polish Filmmakers Awarded in Cairo

December 6 brought the closing of the 35th Cairo International Film Festival. The Tahrir Square Prize, the top prize in the Human Rights Competition, went to Róża (Rosa) by Wojciech Smarzowski. The Best Actor award in Cairo's International Competition went to Marian Dziędziel for his performance in Piąta pora roku (The Fifth Season of the Year) by Jerzy Domaradzki.

07.12.2012

"My Name is Ki" in French Cinemas

Ki (My Name Is Ki) by Leszek Dawid will be released in French cinemas on December 19, 2012. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

03.12.2012

"Rebelle" Wins Golden Frog

December 1 brought the closing of the 20th edition of the Plus Camerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography in Bydgoszcz. The event was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

01.12.2012

Dorociński Awarded in Goa

Marcin Dorociński received the Best Actor award at the 43rd International Film Festival of India in Goa for the role of Tadeusz in Róża (Rosa), a film directed by Wojciech Smarzowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

01.12.2012

"80 Million" Reviewed by THR

The Hollywood Reporter published a review of 80 milionów (80 Million), the Polish candidate for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award, directed by Waldemar Krzystek and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

30.11.2012

"Lasting" at Sundance

Nieulotne (Lasting), directed by Jacek Borcuch and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in the World Dramatic Competition at the Sundance International Film Festival, which runs from January 17 through January 27, 2013.

29.11.2012

"80 Million" as Comic Book

80 milionów (80 Million), directed by Waldemar Krzystek is Poland's candidate for the foreign language Academy Awards and has received a subsidy from the Polish Film Institute for promoting the film in the United States.

29.11.2012

Krzysztof Zanussi Awarded in India

Polish director Krzysztof Zanussi received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 43rd International Film Festival of India in Goa.

22.11.2012

"Argentinian Lesson" Wins in Canada

The documentary Argentyńska lekcja (Argentinian Lesson) by Wojciech Staroń, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the grand prize in the Mid-Length Documentary Competition at the RIDM (Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal) film festival.

21.11.2012

"My Father's Bike" in the UK and Ireland

November 30, 2012 will bring the theatrical release of Piotr Trzaskalski's Mój rower (My Father's Bike) in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

21.11.2012

"Crulic" in French Cinemas

December 12, 2012 will bring the French release of the documentary Droga na drugą stronę (Crulic - The Path to Beyond) by Anca Damian. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

21.11.2012

"My Father's Bike" Wins in America

The awards ceremony of the 24th Polish Film Festival in America was held in Chicago on Sunday, November 18.

19.11.2012

Polish Films at the Cairo Film Festival

Piąta pora roku (The Fifth Season of the Year) by Jerzy Domaradzki and Róża (Rosa) by Wojciech Smarzowski will screen at the 35th Cairo International Film Festival.

16.11.2012

Polish Animated Films in Brazil

Several Polish animated films are featured in the lineup of the upcoming 2nd International Stop Motion Festival of Brazil, which runs from November 27 through December 1, 2012. These films include projects co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

15.11.2012

Polish Films in India

The 43rd International Film Festival of India will run from November 20 through November 30, 2012. The festival's FilmBazaar market will feature a number of Polish-Indian film projects. The festival lineup features several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

14.11.2012

FilmPOLSKA München: 2nd Edition

The second edition of the filmPOLSKA festival in Munich will run from November 28 through December 2, 2012. The festival is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

14.11.2012

French Music Prize for Mykietyn

Composer Paweł Mykietyn received the Prix France Musique Sacem 2012 award for the original score of Essential Killing, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

13.11.2012

Polish Films Awarded in Minsk

Three Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute - Mój rower (My Father's Bike) by Piotr Trzaskalski, Paparazzi by Piotr Bernaś and Rozmowa (The Conversation) by Piotr Sułkowski - have received awards at the 19th "Listapad" International Film Festival in Minsk.

12.11.2012

Polish Triumph in Cottbus

Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received a total of five awards at the 22nd Cottbus International Film Festival. The winner of the festival's Grand Prize is Dzień kobiet (Women's Day) by Maria Sadowska.

12.11.2012

Julia Kijowska Awarded in Greece

Julia Kijowska received the Best Actress award at the 53rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival for her performance in Miłość (Loving) by Sławomir Fabicki. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

12.11.2012