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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.

09.03.2015

"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.

05.03.2015

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!

25.02.2015

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. 

23.02.2015

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. 

23.02.2015

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. 

22.02.2015

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.

16.02.2015

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.

16.02.2015

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. 

14.02.2015

"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.

13.02.2015

"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.

10.02.2015

"Ida" Wins BAFTA and Goya Awards

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has recently received more international awards.

09.02.2015

Screening of "The Performer" at Berlinale

On February 7, at the 65. International Film Festival in Berlin the screening of The Performer took place.

09.02.2015

An Interview with the Creators of "Our Curse"

"Even the worst moments of your life can turn into something positive," say the creators of Nasza klątwa (Our Curse), the Oscar-nominated short documentary that tells the story of parents coming to terms with the fear of Ondine's Curse - a disease with which their newborn son is afflicted.

04.02.2015

Polish Presence at the 65th Berlin IFF

February 5 marks the start of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. The festival lineup features several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. 

02.02.2015

"Object" Awarded at Sundance

Obiekt (Object), a film directed by Paulina Skibińska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Special Jury Award in the Short Film Competition at the Sundance Film Festival.

28.01.2015

Hanna Polak's Documentary Awarded

Nadejdą lepsze czasy (Something Better to Come), a documentary by Hanna Polak received the top prize in the documentary film competition at the 26th Trieste International Film Festival.

26.01.2015

"Papusza" in Danish Cinemas

Papusza, a film directed by Krzysztof Krauze and Joanna Kos-Krauze and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Denmark on January 22, 2015.

22.01.2015

Polish Film Festival in Bangkok

January 18 marked the opening ceremony of the Polish Film Festival in Bangkok. The event which has been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will run through January 22, 2015.

19.01.2015

Shooting Commences on Anne Fontaine's "Innocent"

The principal photography period of Innocent, a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has commenced. 

19.01.2015

A Great Day for Polish Cinema

"A Great Day for Polish Cinema," "Originality Rewarded: A Polish Record," "Arthouse Films Competing for Oscars," "A New Chapter in the History of Polish Cinema," "A Turning Point" -- these are the headlines and critics' opinions that sum up yesterday's Academy Award nominations.

16.01.2015