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"United States of Love" in Cinemas in Sweden

Zjednoczone Stany Miłości (United States of Love), a film directed by Tomasz Wasilewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Sweden on October 28.

28.10.2016

ZOFIA KOWALEWSKA'S "CLOSE TIES" SHORTLISTED FOR THE OSCARS

Więzi (Close Ties), a film directed by Zofia Kowalewska produced by the Polish Filmmakers Association's Munk Studio and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been shortlisted for this year's Academy Awards and will compete for an Oscar nod in the Best Documentary Short Subject category.

27.10.2016

FAREWELL TO ANDRZEJ WAJDA

October 18 and 19 marked the funeral and wake for Andrzej Wajda. His remains were laid to rest at the Salvatore Cemetery in Krakow.

20.10.2016

POLISH FILMMAKERS WIN LATVIAN FILM AWARDS

Wojciech Staroń and Natalia Czeczott received the Latvian Film Awards for their work on Świt (Ausma / Dawn), a film directed by Laila Pakalnina. Overall the film was recognised in seven categories.

17.10.2016

PFI AWARD FOR THE PRODUCERS OF THE LAST FAMILY

On 16 October 2016 at the closing gala of the 32nd Warsaw Film Festival, General Director of the Polish Film Institute Magdalena Sroka presented the first-ever award of the Polish Film Institute for the producer of the best film presented at the festival's Warsaw Screenings. The award went to Leszek Bodzak and Aneta Hickinbotham, producers of Ostatnia Rodzina (The Last Family), a film directed by Jan P. Matuszyński.

17.10.2016

WINNERS OF THE 32ND WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL

Saturday October 15 marked the awards ceremony of the 32nd Warsaw Film Festival. The ceremony was held at Warsaw's Złote Tarasy cinema.

17.10.2016

Play Poland Film Festival 2016

Considering most notable of recent Polish cinema achievements - Oscar awarded Ida by Paweł Pawlikowski or widely acclaimed Body by Małgorzata Szumowska - one can assume that Polish cinematography has now a lot to offer. Play Poland Film Festival, opening on October 20 in Edinburgh, will definitely try to prove the point.

14.10.2016

EUROPEAN PREMIERE OF ANDRZEJ WAJDA'S "AFTERIMAGE" IN ROME

Andrzej Wajda's Powidoki (Afterimage) will have its European premiere at La Festa del Cinema in Rome. The festival runs from October 13 through October 23. The film will be released theatrically in Poland on January 13, 2017.

10.10.2016

The Great Andrzej Wajda Passes Away at 90

The great Andrzej Wajda has passed away at the age of 90. Polish culture takes severe a blow with the loss of this exceptional Polish filmmaker.

09.10.2016

How to coproduce with France? Conversation with Magalie Armand

We talk to a representative of the Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée (CNC) Magalie Armand about the possibilities of coproducing with France.

06.10.2016

Full programme of the 12th CentEast Market

Organizers of the 12th CentEast Market announced the full film programme. The event runs from October 14 through October 16, 2016.

06.10.2016

ANDRZEJ WAJDA'S "AFTERIMAGE" SELECTED AS POLAND'S OSCAR CANDIDATE

The Oscar Committee comprised has selected Powidoki (Afterimage), the latest film by Andrzej Wajda, to be Poland's candidate for this year's Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

28.09.2016

JERZY SKOLIMOWSKI AWARDED IN CHINA

At the 25th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in China, Jerzy Skolimowski received the award for Best Director for his work on 11 minut (11 Minutes).

26.09.2016

"TENANTS" WIN STUDENT OSCAR

Lokatorki (Tenants), a short film directed by Klara Kochańska and produced by the Łódź Film School, received the bronze  medal at the 43rd edition of the Student Oscars.

23.09.2016

EXCELLENT REVIEWS OF "PLAYGROUND" FOLLOWING ITS SAN SEBASTIAN PREMIERE

September 20, 2016 at the 64th San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain marked the world premiere of Plac zabaw (Playground), a film directed by Bartosz M. Kowalski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The film enjoyed excellent reviews by international film critics.

22.09.2016

"DEMON": EXCELLENT REVIEWS IN THE US

Demon, a film directed by Marcin Wrona and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the United States on September 9. The film has enjoyed some very favourable reviews.

12.09.2016

"Demon" Released in the US

Demon, a film directed by Marcin Wrona and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the United States on September 9.

09.09.2016

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.

07.09.2016

"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.

05.09.2016

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.

01.09.2016

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.

01.09.2016