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"THE QUEEN OF SILENCE" WINS GRAND PRIZE IN PERM

Królowa ciszy (The Queen of Silence), a documentary directed by Agnieszka Zwiefka and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Grand Prize at the Flahertiana Film Festival in Perm, which closed on September 24.

28.09.2015

"11 MINUTES" POLAND'S OSCAR CANDIDATE

The Oscar Committee appointed by Minister of Culture and National Heritage Małgorzata Omilanowska unanimously selected 11 minut (11 Minutes), a film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, to be Poland's candidate for this year's Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

22.09.2015

3RD BAP CINE POLISH FILM FESTIVAL

The third BAP CINE Polish Film Festival in Buenos Aires will run from October 1 through October 7. The event is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

21.09.2015

WINNERS OF THE 40TH GDYNIA FILM FESTIVAL

The winners of the 40th Gdynia Film Festival were announced on September 19.

19.09.2015

WINNERS OF THE 8TH POLISH FILM INSTITUTE AWARDS

The eighth annual Polish Film Institute Awards ceremony was held on September 16, 2015 at the 40th Gdynia Film Festival. These are Poland's only awards for achievements in promoting Polish cinema.

16.09.2015

POLISH FILMMAKERS AWARDED IN VENICE

The 72nd Venice International Film Festival closed on September 12. Polish filmmakers are among this year's Venice award winners.

13.09.2015

DIRECTOR MARCIN WRONA DIES AT 42

Marcin Wrona, director of Demon, passed away suddenly on Friday night.

12.09.2015

"11 Minutes": Excellent Reviews After World Premiere in Venice

September 9 at the 72nd Venice IFF marked the world premiere of 11 minut (11 Minutes), a film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. Screening in Main Competition, this Polish-Irish co-production has gained acclaim among Polish and international film critics alike.

10.09.2015

"11 MINUTES" WORLD PREMIERE AT VENICE IFF

September 9 at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival marked the world premiere of 11 minut (11 Minutes), a film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

10.09.2015

"SUMMER SOLSTICE" WINS IN MONTREAL

Letnie przesilenie (Summer Solstice), a film directed by Michał Rogalski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the award for Best Screenplay at the 39th World Film Festival in Montreal.

08.09.2015

EXHIBITION ON KRZYSZTOF KIEŚLOWSKI IN SAN SEBASTIAN

An exhibition on the works of Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski is on display until October 24, 2015 in San Sebastian.

03.09.2015

Polish Films at the 72nd Venice IFF

Several Polish films are in official selection at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, which runs from September 2 through September 12.

01.09.2015

"Papusza" in Spanish Cinemas

Papusza, a film directed by Krzysztof Krauze and Joanna Kos-Krauze and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Spain on August 28, 2015.

28.08.2015

"SUMMER SOLSTICE" IN MONTREAL OFFICIAL SELECTION

Letnie przesilenie (Summer Solstice), a film directed by Michał Rogalski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in Main Competition at the 39th World Film Festival in Montreal. 

27.08.2015

BUSAN 2015: POLISH FILMS IN LINEUP

The lineup of this year's 20th Busan International Film Festival (South Korea) features five films supported by the Polish Film Institute.

26.08.2015

Polish Films at the 40th TIFF

Several Polish productions and co-productions co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the upcoming 40th Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from September 10 through September 20, 2015.

19.08.2015

Polish Filmmakers Win in Locarno

Polish filmmakers were awarded at the 68th Locarno International Film Festival. Wojciech Staroń's documentary Bracia (Brothers) won the top prize of the prestigious Critics' Week (La Semaine de la Critique). Mów Mi Marianna (Call Me Marianna) by Karolina Bielawska received Premio Zonta Club Locarno. Andrzej Żuławski won the prize for the Best Direction for his new film Cosmos

16.08.2015

POLAND AT CINELINK

A delegation of 15 Polish producers and distributors will take part in the CineLink co-production market at the 21st Sarajevo International Film Festival. Poland is this year's official partner of the festival.

12.08.2015

"11 MINUTES" AND "DEMON" IN TORONTO

11 minut (11 Minutes) by Jerzy Skolimowski and Demon by Marcin Wrona, both co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival.

11.08.2015

"THE HERE AFTER" AND "THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN" IN SAN SEBASTIAN

Two international co-productions co-financed by the Polish Film Institute — Intruz (The Here After) by Magnus von Horn and Czarodziejska góra (The Magic Mountain) by Anca Damian — will screen in the Zabaltegi section of the upcoming 63rd San Sebastián International Film Festival.

10.08.2015

MAGDALENA SROKA APPOINTED NEW GENERAL DIRECTOR OF THE POLISH FILM INSTITUTE

Magdalena Sroka was officially appointed General Director of the Polish Film Institute by Małgorzata Omilanowska, Minister of Culture and National Heritage. 

07.08.2015