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Polish Films at Sofia Film Festival

The lineup of the 17th Sofia International Film Festival features a number of Polish films, including several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The festival runs from March 7 through March 17, 2013.

06.03.2013

"The Mole" in Czech Cinemas

Kret (The Mole), directed by Rafael Lewandowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been released theatrically in the Czech Republic.

06.03.2013

"Being Like Deyna" in the UK and Ireland

Być jak Kazimierz Deyna (Being Like Deyna) by Anna Wieczur-Bluszcz will be released in selected theatres across the United Kingdom and Ireland on March 8, 2013. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

05.03.2013

"Ve stinu": Czech Best Film Award

Ve stínu (Polish title: W cieniu, English title: In the Shadow), directed by David Ondříček and made in co-production between the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia, received a total of nine 2012 Czech Lion awards. The film had been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

04.03.2013

"Rogalik" Recognized at ZagrebDox

Rogalik by Paweł Ziemilski received special recognition in the young filmmaker section of the 9th ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival.

04.03.2013

Oscars from Krakow?

On February 27, 2013, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, for the second time in six months, extended its list of Krakow Film Festival winners eligible for consideration for Oscar nominations. The list of qualifying awards now includes four winners of Krakow's short film competition.

27.02.2013

FebioFest 2013 - Polish Films in Prague

The 20th FebioFest International Film Festival will run in Prague from March 14 through March 22. The festival lineup features several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

27.02.2013

Interview with Andrea Prenghyova

We interviewed Andrea Prenghyova, creator of the DOK.Incubator documentary workshop, journalist and film director, who had served for 10 years as the head of the Institute of Documentary film in Prague, an institution dedicated to supporting filmmakers from Eastern and Central Europe.

26.02.2013

"In the Name Of..." at Hong Kong IFF

The 37th Hong Kong International Film Festival will run from March 17 through April 2. The festival lineup features W imię... (In the Name Of...), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

22.02.2013

Polish Films in Vilnius

Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are featured in the lineup of the 18th 'Kino Pavasaris' International Film Festival, which runs in Vilnius from March 14 through March 28, 2013.

22.02.2013

Success of Polish Shorts and Docs

The year 2012 marked several events of key importance for Polish documentary, short, and animated filmmaking.

20.02.2013

"Warsaw 1935" Press Conference

March 15 will mark the theatrical release of Warszawa 1935 (Warsaw 1935), a 3D film presenting Poland's capital in the period before the Second World War. On February 20, the film's press conference was held at Iluzjon cinema, where the film's second trailer was revealed.

20.02.2013

Teddy Award for "In the Name Of..."

On February 15, the 27th Teddy Awards for films that focus on LGBT issues were presented at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. The Best Film award and the award of the Siegessäule magazine readers went to Polish film W imię... (In the Name Of...) by Małgorzata Szumowska.

15.02.2013

"Baby Blues" wins in Berlin!

On 15 February, the Generation section awards were presented at the 63rd International Film Festival in Berlin. The Crystal Bear for best film in the Generation 14 plus section went to Bejbi Blues (Baby Blues) by Katarzyna Rosłaniec. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

15.02.2013

Hot Docs Focus on Poland

The 20th edition of the Hot Docs festival in Toronto will feature a showcase of recent Polish documentaries.

14.02.2013

"Tomorrow Will Be Better" in Japan

Jutro będzie lepiej (Tomorrow Will Be Better) by Dorota Kędzierzawska was released in cinemas across Japan on January 26, 2013. The film had been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

13.02.2013

63rd Berlinale Video Coverage

Below are clips featuring video coverage of the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival, prepared by the Polish Film Institute.

11.02.2013

11th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival

The eleventh edition of the Kinoteka Polish Film Festival in London will run from March 7 through March 17, 2013. The event is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

11.02.2013

"In the Name Of..." Reviews

After the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival world premiere of Małgorzata Szumowska's W imię... (In the Name Of...), co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the media in Poland and abroad featured a number of positive reviews of this Polish film that screened in Main Competition.

11.02.2013

Szumowska's "In the Name Of..." Premieres at 63rd Berlinale

February 8 brought the world premiere of W imię... (In the Name Of...), the latest film from director Małgorzata Szumowska, at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. This film, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, screens in Berlinale's Main Competition.

09.02.2013

Polish Presence at Berlinale

February 7 marked the launch of the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. The festival lineup this year features Polish films that were co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The festival runs through February 17.

06.02.2013