FIPRESCI Special Award for Andrzej Wajda
On March 25, Andrzej Wajda received the FIPRESCI 90 Platinum Award at the Bari International Film Festival.
"Miasto 44" in Slovakian and Czech Cinemas
Miasto 44 (Warsaw 44), a film directed by Jan Komasa and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was be released theatrically in Slovakia and in Czech Republic on March 26, 2015.
7th Polish Film Spring in the Netherlands
The seventh edition of the Polish Film Spring will take place this April in the Netherlands.
Polish Films at 2015 Hot Docs
Several Polish documentary films will screen at this year's Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival, which runs in Canada from April 23 through May 3, 2015.
AFP on Polish Cinema Success
March 17, 2015 Agence France Presse published on Yahoo! an article about the success of Polish cinema "3, 2, 1... action! Polish cinema up and rolling again" by Bernard Osser. Beneath we present some fragments. The whole article is available at finance.yahoo.com.
13th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival
The 13th edition of the Kinoteka Polish Film Festival will run in London from April 8 through May 29, 2015. The event is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Life Feels Good" in Italian Cinemas
Chce się żyć (Life Feels Good), a film directed by Maciej Pieprzyca, was released theatrically in Italy on March 12. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Films at the 13th Jameson Dublin IFF
Several Polish films will screen at the 13th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, which runs from March 19 through March 29, 2015.
"Jurek" Awarded in Canada
Jurek, a documentary film directed by Paweł Wysoczański and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, won the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) in Canada.
Polish Films at 2015 FebioFest
Several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the FebioFest film festival in Prague, which runs in the Czech capital from March 19 through March 27.
"Wałęsa. Man of Hope" in the Netherlands
Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the Netherlands on March 5, 2015.
Polish filmmakers at the Academy Awards Ceremony!
We invite you to watch exceptional photos which show the Polish filmmakers during the 87th Academy Awards ceremony!
Triumph of Polish Cinema. An Oscar for "Ida"!!!
Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
The Joy of "Ida" and Its Oscar Win
Polish and international media have been commenting on Ida winning Poland's first Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
Another US Win for "Ida"
Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film.
Interview with Aneta Kopacz
"I became fascinated with a woman who had a very interesting way of writing about everyday life. [...] I really wanted to meet her. I wanted to meet the person who has such a unique way of looking at the world," says Aneta Kopacz, director of the Oscar-nominated documentary Joanna.
Golden Reel Award for "Warsaw Uprising"
Powstanie warszawskie (Warsaw Uprising), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Golden Reel Award for sound editing.
Małgorzata Szumowska Wins Silver Bear!
February 14 marked the closing of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. Polish director Małgorzata Szumowska received the Silver Bear for Best Director for her feature BODY/CIAŁO.
"The Performer" Awarded at Berlin IFF
February 12 at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival marked the Think: Film Awards ceremony. These awards are presented in the festival's Forum Expanded section. One of the awarded films is Performer (The Performer), a film by Maciej Sobieszczański and Łukasz Ronduda.
"Body" World Premiere at Berlinale
The world premiere of BODY/CIAŁO (Body), the latest film by director Małgorzata Szumowska, took place on February 9 at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.