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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
"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.
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.
"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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.