"Ida" Awarded in Sarasota


"Królowa Pik" at 2014 DOK.Incubator

The final selection of this year's DOK.Incubator documentary workshop has been announced. One of the projects developed within the workshop will be a Polish film entitled Królowa Pik (The Queen of Spades), directed by Agnieszka Zwiefka. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.


Bollywood Film Shooting in Warsaw

Warsaw proved to be better a better location than London; on April 11, the city saw the first day of shooting on Kick, a major Bollywood production.


France: "The Congress" DVD Release

The Congress, a film directed by Ari Folman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released on DVD and blu-ray in France on April 8, 2014.


Polish Films at 2014 Visions du Réel

Several Polish documentary films will screen at the Visions du Réel International Documentary Film Festival in Nyon, Switzerland. The festival runs from April 25 through May 3, 2014.


Pawlikowski Best Director in Vilnius

At the 19th Vilnius IFF, Paweł Pawlikowski received the award for Best Director for his feature Ida, a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.


"Wałęsa. Man of Hope" in Slovak, Hungarian and Czech Cinemas

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 Slovakia and Hungary on March 20, 2014. On April 3, the film was also released in cinemas in the Czech Republic.


Polish Films at 2014 Filmfest Dresden

Several Polish films will screen at the Dresden International Short Film Festival, which runs from April 15 through April 20, 2014.


Italian Critics Praise "Ida"

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received excellent reviews from Italian film critics. The film was released theatrically in Italy on March 13, 2014.


Ninth Polish Film Days in Ukraine

A selection of Polish films made in the past four years will screen from April 10 through April 16 in six Ukrainian cities (and April 10 through April 19 in Kiev).


Polish Film Spring in Chicago

Polish films are being screened in Chicago as part of the Polish Film Spring, which runs through April 27.


2016 European Film Awards in Wrocław

Wrocław will host the 2016 European Film Awards ceremony. The event will be organized within the framework of Wrocław's European Capital of Culture celebrations.


"Ida" in Dutch and Spanish Cinemas


10th Edition of 'Ekran'

March 31, 2014 marks the opening session of the tenth edition of the 'Ekran' International Programme, which will run through April 10. The programme is organized by the Wajda School.


9th Edition of A l’Est, du Nouveau

The ninth edition of A l'Est, du Nouveau, the only film festival in France dedicated exclusively to films from Central and Eastern Europe, will run from April 11 through April 18 in Mont-Saint-Aignan and Rouen. The festival will open with a screening of Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope) by Andrzej Wajda.


"Domestic Product"

March 25, 2014 marked the launch of an educational journey from Warsaw to Yangon in Myanmar. Over the course of six months, a travelling cinema known as 'Produkt krajowy' (Domestic Product) will promote Polish film art in villages and small towns. The event is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.


Polish Films at 33rd Istanbul IFF

Between April 5 and April 20, audiences of the 33rd Istanbul International Film Festival will have an opportunity to see the latest Polish films and explore Polish experimental animation.


Eurimages Supports Polish Doc

Zud (Polish title: Dziecko stepu, English title: Child of the Steppe), a documentary film directed by Marta Minorowicz, received financial support from Eurimages, the European film production fund. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.


6th Polish Film Spring in Utrecht

From April 11 to April 13, Dutch audiences will have an opportunity to see a selection of Polish films within the framework of the 6th Polish Film Spring in Utrecht.


Polish Films at Hot Docs

The lineup of this year's 21st edition of the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival has been announced. The festival runs from April 24 through May 4, 2014 and features four Polish films.


"The Island" in New York

March 19 marks the start of the 43rd edition of the New Directors/New Films festival in New York. The festival lineup features La Isla (Polish title: Wyspa; English title: The Island), a short film by Dominga Sotomayor and Katarzyna Klimkiewicz.