THE POLISH FILM INSTITUTE HAS SECURED EU FUNDING FOR DIGITISING FILMS
The Polish Film Institute has managed to secure EU funding for the digital restoration of the archives of Polish cinema. Over the next three years, Polish cinema will be almost entirely digitised.
Maciej Sobieszczański Awarded in Montreal
Maciej Sobieszczański received award for Best Director at 41st World Film Festival in Montreal that run through September 4 for his feature debut The Reconciliation, a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Presence at the 74th Venice IFF
Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are in official selection at the 74th Venice International Film Festival, which runs from August 30 through September 9.
"BEYOND WORDS" AND "DER HAUPTMANN" IN MAIN COMPETITION AT SAN SEBASTIAN
Pomiędzy słowami (Beyond Words) by Urszula Antoniak and Kapitan (Der Hauptmann) by Robert Schwentke will screen in Main Competition at the 65th San Sebastian IFF.
Polish Films at 42nd Toronto IFF
Several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
"SCAFFOLDING" Nominated FOR ISRAELI FILM ACADEMY AWARDS
Scaffolding, an international co-production co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a total of eight nominations for the awards of the Israeli Film Academy.
POLISH FILMS IN THE RUNNING FOR 2017 EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS
Four feature films are in the running for nominations for the European Film Awards.
"Afterimage" in Cinemas in Brazil
Powidoki (Afterimage), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in Brazil on August 17, 2017.
POLISH FILMS AT 41ST WORLD IFF IN MONTREAL
The lineup of the 41st World Film Festival in Montreal features two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.Maciej Sobieszczański's featue debut Zgoda (The Reconciliation) will screen in Main Competition, while Syn Królowej Śniegu (The Son of the Snow Queen) by Robert Wichrowski screens in the Focus on World Cinema section.
"Communion" in the running for European Film Award
Komunia (Communion), a documentary film directed by Anna Zamecka has been selected as one of the best documentaries of the year and is in the running for nominations for the European Film Awards.
"Spoor" in Cinemas in Norway
Pokot (Spoor), a film directed by Agnieszka Holland and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Norway on August 18, 2017.
Entries To The 2nd Edition Of Future Docs
From now on, documentary filmmakers and human rights defenders can submit their applications to the 2017-2018 edition of Future Docs. The focus of this year’s edition of the project are Nordic and Baltic countries as well as Central Europe.
"A Sort of Family" in Main Competition at San Sebastian
Rodzina na sprzedaż (A Sort of Family), an international co-production directed by Diego Lerman, lensed by Wojciech Staroń and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected to screen in Main Competition at the 65th San Sebastian International Film Festival.
"Agnus Dei" in Cinemas in Japan
Niewinne (Agnus Dei/Les innocentes/The Innocents), a film directed by Anne Fontaine and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Japan on August 5, 2017.
Main Competition and Visions Apart Competition - 42nd Polish Film Festival
The 42nd Polish Film Festival will be held from 18th to 23rd September 2017 in Gdynia.
"Under The Tree" in Orizzonti Competition at Venice IFF
W cieniu drzewa (Under the Tree / Undir Trenu), an Icelandic-Polish-Danish co-production directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected to screen in the Orrizonti section of the Venice International Film Festival.
World premiere of "The Prince and the Dybbuk" at the 74th Venice IFF
Książę i dybuk (The Prince and the Dybbuk) by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowski, will have its world premiere at the 74th Venice International Film Festival.
"All These Sleepless Nights" in Cinemas in Romania
Michał Marczak's Wszystkie nieprzespane noce (All These Sleepless Nights), co-financed by the Polish Film Institute and awarded at Sundance, was released theatrically in Romania on July 28, 2017.
"Body/Ciało" in Cinemas in Japan
Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Japan on July 22.