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Polish creative documentary "Diagnosis" goes to IDFA

"Diagnosis", a film about the subconscious of a city, directed by Ewa Podgórska, has been selected to the First Appearance Competition during one of the biggest and most prestigious documentary film festivals in the world IDFA. The producer of the film is Małgorzata Wabińska (Entertain Pictures).

29.10.2018

"Zhalanash - Empty Shore" and "Volte" At Shortlist To Cinema Eye Honors

The documentary films "Zhalanash - empty shore" and "Volte" co-financed by the Polish Film Institute were included in the shortlist to one of the most important awards that a documentary film can receive - Cinema Eye Honors. Nominations will be announced on November 8th . 

26.10.2018

STANISŁAW ZABOROWSKI WITH EMERGING PRODUCER TITLE

Stanisław Zaborowski received the Emerging Producer title, which is awarded at the International Documentary Film Festival in Jihlava, Czech Republic.

25.10.2018

"Another Day of Life" nominated for European Film Award

On October 23, 2018 European Film Academy announced nominees for the European Film Award in Animated Feature Film category. One of nominated films is „Jeszcze dzień życia” („Another Day of Life”) by Damian Nenow and Raúl de la Fuente, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

23.10.2018

Polish films at 31st IDFA

Polish films once again will be presented be in the most important sections of the 31st edition of the IDFA festival in Amsterdam. The event will take place on November 14-25.

22.10.2018

"Cold War" in Swiss and Spanish Cinemas

Co-financed by the PFI - Polish Film Institute, the film "Cold War" directed by Paweł Pawlikowski will be screened in Switzerland and Spain in October.

01.10.2018

"ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE" AND "HIGH LIFE" AWARDED AT SAN SEBASTIAN

Co-financed by the PFI - the Polish Film Institute, international co-productions "Another Day of Life" and "High Life" were appreciated during the International Film Festival in San Sebastian.

01.10.2018

"Cold War" by Paweł Pawlikowski selected as Poland’s entry for an Oscar

Oscar Committee chaired by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek unanimously chose the film "Cold War" by Paweł Pawlikowski as the Polish candidate for the Oscar in the category "Best Foreign Language Film".

24.09.2018

New Europe Film Sales launches a talent initiative

Warsaw-based New Europe Film Sales starts an annual talent initiative in its home town. The event will introduce talents from Poland and abroad to a leading film executives.

18.09.2018

GREAT RECEPTION OF "HIGH LIFE" AT THE TORONTO FESTIVAL

The international co-production “High Life” co-financed by the Polish Film Institute met with enthusiastic reception at the Toronto International Film Festival.

14.09.2018

FILM "THE RIVER" AWARDED IN VENICE

Co-produced by The Polish Film Institute, the co-production "The River" was awarded at the International Film Festival in Venice. The Polish co-producer of the film is Madants.

10.09.2018

Polish films at 43rd Toronto Film Festival

Polish films and co-productions, co-financed by the Polish Film Institue will screen during 43rd Toronto Film Festival.

05.09.2018

"Nina" awarded in Karlskrona

Olga Chajdas won an award for Best Director at Carl International Film Festival in Karlskrona in Sweden.

30.08.2018

Polish actor Rafał Zawierucha to play Roman Polański in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" by Quentin Tarantino

Polish actor Rafał Zawierucha has been cast as young Roman Polański in new Quentin Tarantino’s film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood".

28.08.2018

Polish Films in the Running for 2018 European Film Awards Nominations

Eight Polish films and co-productions, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are in the running for nominations for the 2018 European Film Awards.

21.08.2018

POLISH FILMS IN THE COMPETITIONS OF 42nd IFF IN MONTREAL

The productions co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will be screened during the 42nd Montreal World Film Festival.

16.08.2018

13th FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project

Applications are now welcome for the 13th FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project – a training programme for young critics and film journalists from Central and Eastern Europe coordinated by the Warsaw Film Foundation and FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics.

14.08.2018

Polish Days 2018: Awarded Projects

Polish Days co-organized by the Polish Film Institute  are the most important industry event of  New Horizons International Film Festival, where industry representatives including programmers, sales agents, producers, film funds and distributors from all over the world meet to watch the latest Polish films at closed screenings. This year's edition of Polish Days took place on July 30 - August 1.

06.08.2018

43rd Polish Film Festival. Films in the Competitions

Sixteen full-length feature films have been accepted for the Main Competition of the 43rd PFF. They will compete over the Golden Lions and Silver Lions as well as other competition and out-of-competition awards. In the Visions Apart Competition, where the Golden Claw is awarded, seven films have been accepted.

03.08.2018

Polish producers in Locarno

Polish producers will attend Match Me! Programme at the 71st  Locarno International Film Festival. Polish Film Institute is a partner of this event.

03.08.2018

MAŁGORZATA SZUMOWSKA IN THE JURY OF THE MAIN COMPETITION OF 75th IFF IN VENICE

Polish director Małgorzata Szumowska will sit in the Jury of the Main Competition of the 75th edition of the International Film Festival in Venice which begins on August 29th.

30.07.2018