Polish Shorts at Sundance 2018
Three Polish short films have been selected to screen at the Sundance film festival, which runs from January 18 through January 28, 2018.
"Moomins and the Winter Wonderland" Released Theatrically in Scandinavia
Based on popular children's books by Tove Jansson and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the animated feature Magiczna zima Muminków (Moomins and the Winter Wonderland) has a wide theatrical release in Scandinavia.
30th European Film Awards
The 2017 European Film Awards ceremony will take place on December 9 in Berlin. Polish costume designer Katarzyna Lewińska will receive the Award for European Costume Designer. Two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, Komunia (Communion) by Anna Zamecka and Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent) by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman are in the running for this year's awards.
"Pity" world premiere at Sundance 2018
Litość (Pity), a Polish-Greek dark comedy directed by Babis Makridis and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
POLISH FILMS AWARDED AT IDFA
November 22 marked the awards ceremony of the 30th IDFA International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. Two Polish films were awarded at the gala.
Conversation with Amy Heller and Dennis Doros from Milestone Films
We’re speaking to Amy Heller and Dennis Doros, guests of Fi:Re Film Restoration Summit in Warsaw, founders of Milestone Films, US distribution company doing archival restorations.
"WILD ROSES" WIN THE STOCKHOLM IMPACT AWARD
Dzikie róże (Wild Roses), a film directed by Anna Jadowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the prestigious Stockholm Impact Award.
KATARZYNA LEWIŃSKA WINS EUROPEAN FILM AWARD
The first winners of the 2017 European Film Awards were announced on November 14, 2017. The winner of the award for European Costume Designer is Katarzyna Lewińska for her work on Pokot (Spoor).
Fi:Re - Film Restoration Summit in Warsaw
Fi:Re Film Restoration Summit, a unique international conference was held in Warsaw on November 9-10.
POLISH FILMS WIN SEVEN AWARDS IN COTTBUS
Dzikie róże (Wild Roses), Jestem mordercą (I'm a Killer) and Najlepszy (Breaking the Limits), three films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a total of seven awards at the 27th Cottbus International Film Festival, including the festival's Grand Prize.
"LOVING VINCENT" AND "MOOMINS AND THE WINTER WONDERLAND" IN THE RUNNING FOR OSCAR NOMINATIONS
Two Polish films — Loving Vincent and Moomins and the Winter Wonderland are among 26 productions in the running for an Academy Award nomination in the Best Animated Feature Film category.
"Spoor" in Cinemas in Spain
Pokot (Spoor), a film directed by Agnieszka Holland and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Spain on November 10, 2017.
"Communion" Nominated For European Film Award
On November 4, nominations for the 2017 European Film Awards were announced in Seville. Among the five nominated documentary films from across Europe is Komunia (Communion), a film directed by Anna Zamecka and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Hatred" Awarded At Waterloo Historical Film Festival
Wołyń (Hatred), a film directed by Wojciech Smarzowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received three awards at the Waterloo Historical Film Festival in Belgium.
"Loving Vincent" Nominated for European Film Award
On October 24, 2017 European Film Academy announced nominees for the European Film Award in Animated Feature Film category. One of nominated films is Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent) by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Films at 27th Cottbus IFF
The lineup of the 27th Cottbus IFF features a number of films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The festival runs from November 7 through November 12.
Awards at International Film Festivals for "Birds are Singing in Kigali"
Ptaki śpiewają w Kigali (Birds Are Singing in Kigali), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Award for Best Director and Acting Awards in Chicago, as well as the Grand Prize in Luxembourg.
"The River" Wins "Pitch&Meet 2017"
Pitch&Meet. Warsaw Co-Production Meetings 2017 took place in a frame of the Warsaw Film Festival between 20th and 21st October 2017. The prize for the best project went to The River: Aslan and his Brothers by Emir Baigazin.
"LOVING VINCENT" IS A THEATRICAL HIT IN ITALY
Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent), a film directed by Dorota Kobiela and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute has to date won the hearts of audiences in a number of countries.
Polish Film Week in Tokyo
From October 21st to 27th film lovers in Tokyo will have a chance to familiarize themselves a little bit more with Polish cinema. Brilla Shorts Theater will host a screening of 22 short documentaries and animations, including documentary films by Krzysztof Kieślowski.