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"11 MINUTES" WINS BEST FILM IN LISBON

11 minut (11 Minutes), a film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the top prize at the ninth edition of the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival.

16.11.2015

"MUSIC, WAR AND LOVE" FILMING IN POLAND

Music, War and Love, a Polish-American co-production, is currently filming in Krakow.

13.11.2015

POLISH FILMS WIN AWARDS AT 25TH COTTBUS IFF

Several films produced and co-produced in Poland have been awarded at the 25th Cottbus Festival of East European Cinema.

09.11.2015

MAŁGORZATA SZUMOWSKA NOMINATED FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARD

Małgorzata Szumowska has been nominated for the European Film Award in the prestigious Best European Director category for her latest film Body/Ciało (Body), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

09.11.2015

"DEMON" NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS ACQUIRED BY THE ORCHARD

The North American rights to Demon, a film directed by Marcin Wrona and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, have been acquired by distribution company The Orchard.

06.11.2015

"WARSAW 44" ON DVD, BLU-RAY AND VOD IN FRANCE

Miasto 44 (Warsaw 44), a film directed by Jan Komasa and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray and is also available on VoD in France.

06.11.2015

"CARTE BLANCHE" RECOGNIZED IN SÃO PAULO

Carte Blanche, a film directed by Jacek Lusiński and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received special mention at the 39th Mostra International Film Festival in São Paulo.

05.11.2015

JERZY KUCIA WINS GOLD PANDA AWARDS

Fuga na wiolonczelę, trąbkę i pejzaż (Fugue for Cello, Trumpet and Landscape), a film directed by Jerzy Kucia and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the prestigious Gold Panda Awards at the 13th Sichuan TV Festival.

05.11.2015

"OBJECT" NOMINATED FOR AN IDA AWARD

Paulina Skibińska's multiple award-winning documentary Obiekt (Object), produced by Munk Studio, was nominated for the prestigious IDA International Documentary Awards.

05.11.2015

"BODY/CIAŁO" IN ITALIAN CINEMAS

Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Italy on November 5.

05.11.2015

Conversation with Aleksandra Abykova (m-appeal)

During 31st Warsaw Film Festival we talked to Aleksandra Abykova representing Berlin-based sales agent m-appeal. Aleksandra took part in CentEast Market which consisted of Eastern European work-in-progress presentations and screenings of completed Polish films.

05.11.2015

"BROTHERS" WINS BEST FILM AT 58TH DOK LEIPZIG

Bracia (Brothers), a documentary directed by Wojciech Staroń and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prize of the 58th DOK Leipzig festival, which closed on November 1.

02.11.2015

2015 SILVER EYE AWARDS FOR POLISH FILMMAKERS

Several Polish filmmakers are among the winners of this year's Silver Eye Awards, which are presented annually at the closing ceremony of the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. The winning films were selected among documentaries screening at the East Silver Market.

02.11.2015

"BODY/CIAŁO" in German Cinemas

Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Germany on October 29.

29.10.2015

PAWEŁ WYSOCZAŃSKI'S "JUREK" WINS IN POPRAD

Jurek, a documentary film directed by Paweł Wysoczański and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prize at the 23rd Poprad International Mountain Film Festival.

28.10.2015

"BODY/CIAŁO" WINS AT CINÉAST

Body/Ciało (Body), a film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prize at the CinÉast International Film Festival in Luxembourg, which closed on October 23.

28.10.2015

"STARTING POINT" ON OSCAR'S 2015 SHORTLIST

Punkt wyjścia (Starting Point), a short documentary by Michał Szcześniak, is the only Polish film on this year's Oscar shortlist in the Best Documentary Short Subject category.

27.10.2015

EURIMAGES SUPPORT FOR "GAME COUNT" AND "THE MUTE"

Pokot (Game Count) by Agnieszka Holland and Niemy (The Mute) by Bartosz Konopka received support from the Eurimages fund.

23.10.2015

7th Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival

This year's edition of the Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival will run from November 11 through November 15.

22.10.2015

CO-PRODUCTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN POLAND AND NEW ZEALAND

On October 21, Małgorzata Omilanowska, Poland's Minister of Culture and National Heritage, and Wendy Hinton, New Zealand's Ambassador to Poland, signed the co-production agreement between Poland and New Zealand.

21.10.2015

MONIKA PAWLUCZUK'S "END OF THE WORLD" WINS IN HOT SPRINGS

Koniec świata (End of the World), a film directed by Monika Pawluczuk and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the award for Best Short Documentary at the 24th Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.

19.10.2015