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Polish Films Nominated

Forty films produced or co-produced in Poland will take part in this year's East Silver Market. Seven of these have been nominated for the Silver Eye Awards for best creative documentaries screening at the market. Among these are several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

01.10.2014

"The Mighty Angel" in Tokyo

Pod Mocnym Aniołem (The Mighty Angel), a film directed by Wojciech Smarzowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in competition at the Tokyo International Film Festival, which runs from October 23 through October 31.

30.09.2014

Great reviews of "Ida"

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Estonia, United Kingdom and Ireland on September 26, 2014. Poland's candidate for the Best Foreign Language Academy Award® has been enthusiastically received very well by British film critics.

30.09.2014

Award for "When I Am a Bird"

Kiedy będę ptakiem (When I Am A Bird), a documentary directed by Monika Pawluczuk and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been gaining international acclaim. The Signes de Nuit festival in Paris brought a SIGNIS Award for the film, while Prague's Fresh Film Fest awarded Pawluczuk's documentary with a Special Mention of the Jury.

29.09.2014

Polish Films at the 30th Haifa IFF

The lineup of the 30th Haifa International Film Festival, which runs from October 9 through October 18, includes several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

29.09.2014

"Ida" Awarded in Helsinki

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received an award at the 27th Love & Anarchy International Film Festival in Helsinki.

29.09.2014

"Hippos" Eligible for Oscar Nomination

Hipopotamy (Hippos), a short film directed by Piotr Dumała and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prize at the Ottawa International Animated Film Festival. The award makes the Polish animation eligible for an Academy Award® nomination.

26.09.2014

"Ida" in Estonia, UK and Ireland

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Estonia, United Kingdom and Ireland on September 26, 2014.

26.09.2014

"The Shadow Forest" Wins in the US

Las cieni (The Shadow Forest), a short feature film directed by Andrzej Cichocki and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the award for Best Short Film at the 18th Rhode Island International Film Festival in the United States. The film also received the award for Best Editing.

26.09.2014

Conversation with Chris Fujiwara

During 39. Gdynia Film Festival we talked to Chris Fujiwara - the only foreign member of the jury in the Young Cinema Competition, artistic director of Edinburgh International Film Festival in the years 2011-2014.

25.09.2014

"Gods" Wins the 39th Gdynia Film Festival

The winners of the 39th Gdynia Film Festival have been announced. The festival's top winner was Bogowie (Gods), a film by Łukasz Palkowski, which won a total of five awards, including the top prize: the Golden Lions award for Best Film. The Silver Lions went to Pod Mocnym Aniołem (The Mighty Angel) by Wojciech Smarzowski. The Special Jury Prize went to Obywatel (Citizen) by Jerzy Stuhr. The Platinum Lions for lifetime achievement went to director Sylwester Chęciński.

20.09.2014

Polish Films in Consideration

A selection of fifty films in consideration for nominations for this year's European Film Awards was announced on September 16 at a press conference in Riga. The list includes several Polish titles co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

16.09.2014

"Papusza" Awarded in Brazil

Papusza, a film by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze, received the award for Best Director at the Brasilia International FIlm Festival, which closed on September 6.

12.09.2014

"Ida" in Slovakia and Hungary

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Slovakia and Hungary on September 11, 2014.

11.09.2014

Polish Films at Zurich FF

Two Polish documentaries co-financed by the Polish Film Institute and a Polish co-production will screen at the 10th Zurich Film Festival, which runs from September 25 through October 5.

11.09.2014

Another Award for "Ida"

Ryszard Lenczewski and Łukasz Żal Received the award for Best Cinematography for their work on Paweł Pawlikowski's Ida at the Mediaș Central European festival in Romania.

11.09.2014

"Ida" in Consideration

European Film Academy announced the nominations for the EFA People's Choice Award. One of the six nominated titles is Ida by Paweł Pawlikowski. Audience votes will decide which film gets the award.

01.09.2014

Polish Animations in Japan

Łaźnia (Baths) by Tomasz Ducki and Fuga na Wiolonczelę, Trąbkę i Pejzaż (Fugue for Cello, Trumpet and Landscape) by Jerzy Kucia, both co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received recognition at the 15th Hiroshima International Animated Film Festival, which closed on August 24.

29.08.2014

"Rollercoaster" in San Sebastian

Granice wytrzymałości (Rollercoaster), a student film directed by Marek Marlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, is one of a number of short student films selected for screening at the 13th International Film Student Meeting of the 62nd San Sebastian International Film Festival between September 23 and September 26.

29.08.2014

"The Cut" in Main Competition at 71st Venice IFF

The Cut, an international co-production directed by Fatih Akin and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in Main Competition at the 71st Venice International Film Festival, which runs from August 27 through September 6, 2014.

26.08.2014

"The Domino Effect" Wins

Efekt Domina (The Domino Effect), a feature-length documentary film directed by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowski, received an award at the DokuFest film festival in Pristina.

25.08.2014