"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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
"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.
"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.
"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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
"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.