POLISH FILMS AT THE 21ST BUSAN IFF
The lineup of the 21st Busan International Film Festival features several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"The Here After" in Cinemas in Belgium and Luxembourg
The Here After, a film directed by Magnus von Horn and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Belgium and Luxembourg on August 31.
POLISH FILMS AT THE 60TH BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL
The lineup of the 60th BFI London Film Festival includes several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Body/Ciało (Body) in the Running for the EFA People's Choice Award
The European Film Academy has announced the films nominated for the annual EFA People's Choice Award. Małgorzata Szumowska's Body/Ciało (Body) is one of 12 nominated titles. The winner will be selected through an online voting process among film fans.
JERZY SKOLIMOWSKI RECEIVES GOLDEN LION FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
August 31 marked the opening gala of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival. At the ceremony, Jerzy Skolimowski received the Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement.
"PLAYGROUND" IN OFFICIAL SELECTION AT SAN SEBASTIAN IFF
Plac zabaw (Playground), the feature debut by Bartosz M. Kowalski, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in Main Competition at the 64th San Sebastian IFF.
Polish films in the Running for 2016 EFA Nominations
Five Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are in the running for nominations for the 2016 European Film Awards.
"11 Minutes" Released Theatrically in Japan
11 minut (11 Minutes), a film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Japan on August 20.
Conversation with Justine Barda
We talk to Justine Barda, a festival programmer, Film Studies lecturer, founder of Telescope – a website for the promotion of international films to American audiences, guest of Polish Days 2016.
"TITANIUM WHITE" IN MONTREAL'S WORLD COMPETITION
Piotr Śmigasiewicz's feature debut Tytanowa biel (Titanium White) will screen in the World Competition at the 40th World Film Festival in Montreal.
POLISH FILMS AT THE 41ST TORONTO IFF
Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival.
PIOTR STASIK'S FILM IN THE RUNNING FOR EFA NOMINATION
21 x Nowy Jork (21 x New York), a documentary film directed by Piotr Stasik and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, is one of 15 films in the running for a nomination for the 2016 European Film Awards.
"NEW WORLD" IN MONTREAL
Nowy świat (New World), a vignette film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in the First Films World Competition at the 40th World Film Festival in Montreal.
"Communion" Wins Critics Week in Locarno
This is the third year in a row that a Polish film wins top laurels in the Film Critics Week section of the Locarno International Film Festival. This year's winner is Anna Zamecka and her film Komunia (Communion).
Andrzej Seweryn wins Best Actor Award at 69th Locarno IFF
Andrzej Seweryn received the Best Actor Award at the 69th Locarno IFF for his performance as Zdzisław Beksiński in Ostatnia Rodzina (The Last Family), a film by Jan P. Matuszyński.
First Reviews of "Ostatnia Rodzina" (The Last Family)
On Friday August 5, 2016, Ostatnia Rodzina (The Last Family), a film by Jan P. Matuszyński, had its world premiere screening in Main Competition at the 69th Locarno IFF. The film enjoyed positive reviews by Polish and international film critics.
First Look Awards 2016
First Look Awards 2016 went to Birds are Singing in Kigali by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze and Zgoda by Maciej Sobieszczański.
"Lokatorki" (Tenants) in the Running for Student Academy Awards
Produced by the Lodz Film School Klara Kochańska's short feature Lokatorki (Tenants) is in the finale of the 43rd Student Academy Awards. Winners will be announced on September 22.
"Demon" in German Cinemas
Demon, a film directed by Marcin Wrona and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Germany on July 28.