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Polish Cinema goes to Cannes

Viewers will see a wide range of Polish productions and co-productions at the 62nd Cannes International Film Festival which begins on 13 May. There will also be a special stand promoting Polish cinema.

07.05.2009

Winners of the 2nd Edition of the Polish Film Institute Awards

The annual Polish Film Institute Awards were handed out yesterday.

05.05.2009

"God's Little Garden" by Jacek Bromski awarded in Houston

Jacek Bromski's film God's Little Garden (U Pana Boga w ogródku) received three awards at the 42nd annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival including the Special Jury Award for Best Feature Film. The film also won the Grand Prix for Best International Film and the award for Best Music for composer Henri Seroka.

27.04.2009

French-Belgian film wins Animated Film Festival ReAnimacja in Łódź

The French-Belgian film Malban directed by Elodie Bouedec won the Grand Prix at the fourth edition of the Animated Film Festival in Łódź.

27.04.2009

Chilean film "La Nana" wins top award at the Off Plus Camera Festival

Chilean director Sebastián Silva won the Kraków Film Award and a USD 100,000 prize for his film La Nana at the Off Plus Camera International Festival of Independent Cinema. The director will also receive PLN 1 million from the Polish Film Institute (PISF) to produce his next film in Poland.

27.04.2009

The Dark and Silent Ones Awarded in Houston

The Dark and Silent Ones (My, Cichociemni) by Paweł Kędzierski received the Platinum Remi Award for Best Film&Video Documentary at the independent film festival in Houston.

27.04.2009

Exhibition "100 Years of Polish Cinema: 1908-2008" in Berlin

An outdoor exhibition titled "100 years of Polish cinema: 1908-2008," a history of Polish cinematography recounted by shoots from the most important films, fragments of old reviews and film dialogues, went on display near the Polish Institute in Berlin.

24.04.2009

10th Polish Film Festival in Los Angeles

Films directed by Kasia Adamik, Magdalena Piekorz, Małgorzata Szumowska, Andrzej Jakimowski, Jerzy Skolimowski, and Maciej Wojtyszko took part in the main competition of the 10th Polish Film Festival in Los Angeles. Adamik's The Offsiders (Boisko bezdomnych) took the Hollywood Eagle Award in the Feature Films competition.

22.04.2009

Polish films at New Europe Film Festival in Scotland

Poland films accounted for one-third of the 15 works featured at the Edinburgh New Europe Film Festival, which profiles films from the 12 new European Union member states. Films also were shown from the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary and Romania.

16.04.2009

"Immensity of Justice" ("Bezmiar sprawiedliwości") named Best Film at the Polish Film Festival in Moscow

Immensity of Justice (Bezmiar sprawiedliwości), a film directed by Wiesław Saniewski, received the White Elephant - a Special Prize of the Guild of Russian Film Scholars and Critics - at the second Wisła Polish Film Festival in Moscow.

16.04.2009

Polish cinema version of "Miss Irena's Children"

Fast Action by Culture Ministry, PISF and TP SA provides funding for the Polish cinema version of the U.S. film Miss Irena's Children (Dzieci Sendlerowej).

15.04.2009

Days of Polish Film in Ukraine

Days of Polish Film in Ukraine was inaugurated in the capital of Kiev with Krzysztof Zanussi's Polish-Ukrainian feature A Warm Heart (Serce na dłoni).

10.04.2009

Polish cinematographer - Wojciech Szepel nominated for BAFTA

Polish cinematographer Wojciech Szepel has been nominated for a BAFTA in the Television Craft Awards section for his work on the British TV drama White Girl.

09.04.2009

Dorota Kędzierzawska awarded at IFEMA

The film Time to Die (Pora umierać) by Dorota Kędzierzawska was twice awarded at International Female Film Festival in Malmo in Sweden.

09.04.2009

"Scratch" at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The film Scratch (Rysa) directed by Michał Rosa has been selected for the prestigious "East of the West" competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the biggest festival in Central and East Europe.

 

07.04.2009

31 films in Polish competition at Kraków Film Festival

Twenty documentary films, seven animated films, and seven short films will compete for the "Golden Lajkonik" ("Złoty Lajkonik") at the 49th Kraków Film Festival. In the international competition Poland will be represented by four films.

06.04.2009

Polish Cinema a special guest at Mecal

Viewers saw over 50 Polish films at the 11th International Short Film Festival of Barcelona (Mecal), including acknowledged artists such as Andrzej Wajda, Roman Polański, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Jerzy Skolimowski.

06.04.2009

Adam Bauman awarded with the main prize at Hartley-Merrill competition 2009

A script by Adam Bauman, Potrójna misja (Triple Mission), was awarded the main prize of PLN 20,000 in the Hartley-Merrill Script Competition for 2009. The jury consisted of Joanna Krauze, Jan Dworak, Jacek Fuksiewicz, Jerzy Dzięgielewski, and Marcin Wrona.

01.04.2009

Polish animated films appeal to viewers in Cairo

A retrospective of doll films created by Se-Ma-For in Łódź was screened during Polish Day at the 19th Cairo International Film Festival for Children.

01.04.2009

Grand Prix for "Solo" by Maciej Pisarek at Festival in Montreal

A documentary film by Maciej Pisarek, Solo, was awarded the Grand Prize at the 27th International Festival of Films on Art in Montreal. This is the most important festival of its kind in the world.

31.03.2009

Polish cinema represented in Hong Kong; Jolanta Dylewski awarded

Polish cinematography was represented for the first time at the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART).

 

23.03.2009