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POLISH FILMS SUCCEED AT 67TH BERLINALE. Q&A WITH THE FILMMAKERS

February 21 marked a press Q&A with the filmmakers whose films screened at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. The Q&A took place at Warsaw's Kultura cinema and was organised by the Polish Film Institute in cooperation with the Polish Filmmakers Association.

21.02.2017

Enthusiastic reviews of "The Lure" in US

Córki Dancingu (The Lure) by Agnieszka Smoczyńska, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, is presented in American cinemas since early February. It has been reviewed very well by film critics from USA.

20.02.2017

67th Berlinale. Agnieszka Holland's Pokot (Spoor) Wins Silver Bear!

At the closing ceremony of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, Pokot (Spoor) by Agnieszka Holland, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received the Silver Bear - Alfred Bauer Prize - for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

18.02.2017

WORLD PREMIERE OF "The Trial: The State of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov" IN BERLIN

The 67th Berlin International Film Festival featured the world premiere of The Trial: The State of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov, an Estonian-Polish documentary directed by Askold Kurov.

13.02.2017

Kuba Czekaj awarded in Berlin

On February 14, Kuba Czekaj received the Baumi Script Development Award at the 67th Berlin IFF for the script to his feature film Sorry Polsko.

13.02.2017

"POKOT" - WORLD PREMIERE AT THE BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL

February 12 marked the world premiere of Agnieszka Holland's latest feature Pokot (Spoor) at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.

13.02.2017

Polish Presence at 67th Berlin IFF

February 9 marks the launch of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. The festival lineip features several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute and a number of events dedicated to Polish cinema.

06.02.2017

CZECH CRITICS AWARDS FOR "I, OLGA HEPNAROVÁ"

This year's Czech Film Critics Awards were presented on January 28. I, Olga Hepnarová, the feature debut by Tomáš Weinreb and Petr Kazda, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, won a total of four out of nine awards.

30.01.2017

"COMMUNION" WINS IN TRIESTE

Komunia (Communion), a documentary directed by Anna Zamecka and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, won the documentary film competition at the 28th Trieste International Film Festival.

30.01.2017

"Afterimage" in Cinemas in Canada

Powidoki (Afterimage), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in Canada on February 1, 2017. 

30.01.2017

"United States of Love" in Cinemas in Romania

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 Romania on January 20.

20.01.2017

2016: A SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR POLISH DOCUMENTARIES

2016 was a great year for Polish documentaries. This success is owed largely to the universality of topics tackled by filmmakers, successful collaboration between directors and producers, a good network of international contacts, and excellent national film events dedicated to documentary films.

17.01.2017

A SUCCESSFUL YEAR IN POLISH CINEMA

Record box-office results, new successes by accomplished filmmakers, widely acclaimed debuts, great documentaries, and an increase in international sales of Polish films; these are the traits of Polish cinema in 2016.

09.01.2017

"Agnus Dei" in Cinemas in Finland

Niewinne (Agnus Dei/Les innocentes), a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Finland on January 20, 2017.

05.01.2017

"THE LURE" IN US CINEMAS THIS FEBRUARY

Córki Dancingu (The Lure), the feature debut by Agnieszka Smoczyńska, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the US in early February 2017.

02.01.2017

"United States of Love" in Hungarian Cinemas

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 Hungary on December 29.

29.12.2016

"THE ERLPRINCE" IN GENERATION SECTION AT 67TH BERLIN IFF

Kuba Czekaj's Królewicz Olch (The Erlprince), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected for screening in the Generation 14plus section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.

27.12.2016

Over 215 thousand viewers watched "Behind The Blue Door"

Over 215 thousand viewers watched Za niebieskimi drzwiami (Behind The Blue Door) - film for young viewers co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. 

21.12.2016

"Agnus Dei" in Cinemas in Spain and Norway

Niewinne (Agnus Dei/Les innocentes), a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Spain and Norway in December 2016.

21.12.2016

Call for submissions: New Horizons International Competition

The 17th edition of the T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival will take place in Wrocław, from 3rd to 13th August 2017. The New Horizons International Competition — a platform where artistic cinema that extend the boundaries set by conventional filmmakers is presented — remains the core element of the festival.

20.12.2016

SUCCESS OF NEW SCHEME FOR CHILDREN'S FILMS

In 2016, the Polish Film Institute launched a new expert committee and allocated a separate budget for films for young and family audiences.

20.12.2016