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Polish Films at 2014 FebioFest

Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are featured in the competition and out-of-competition lineup of the 21st edition of the FebioFest International Film Festival, which runs from March 20 through March 28, 2014.

18.03.2014

"Moonshine" Wins Best Animation in Tampere

Moonshine, a film directed by Michał Poniedzielski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the award for Best Animated Film at the 44th Tampere International Film Festival in Finland.

13.03.2014

Polish Films at 2014 RIFF

Several Polish films are featured in the competition lineup of the 13th edition of the Rome Independent Film Festival (RIFF), which runs from March 16 through March 23, 2014.

06.03.2014

"Ida": Excellent Reception in France

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in France on February 12, 2014. The third week of release marked over 288 thousand admissions in French cinemas. Ida also received rave reviews from French film critics.

06.03.2014

Roman Polański Wins César Award

Roman Polański received this year's César award for Best Director for his feature Venus in Fur, a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

03.03.2014

A Good Year for "Fuck For Forest"

Fuck For Forest, a documentary film directed by Michał Marczak and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has had a successful year at film festivals around the world. The film was also released theatrically in Poland and has enjoyed a good result in terms of admissions.

27.02.2014

Eleven Czech Lions for "Burning Bush"

Burning Bush, a film directed by Agnieszka Holland, received a total of eleven Czech Lions, the awards of the Czech Film Academy for 2013.

24.02.2014

"The Congress" in Slovakian Cinemas

The Congress, a film directed by Ari Folman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Slovakia on February 20, 2014.

20.02.2014

"Ida" in Italian Cinemas

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Italy on March 13, 2014.

18.02.2014

Third Polish Film Festival in Tenerife

The 3rd Polish Film Festival in Tenerife will run from March 6 through March 9, 2014.

14.02.2014

Polish Films at 19th Vilnius IFF

Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen in competition and out of competition at the 19th "Kino Pavasaris" International Film Festival, which runs from March 20 through April 3, 2014 in Vilnius.

14.02.2014

Mateusz Kościukiewicz: Shooting Star at 2014 Berlinale

The awards ceremony of the 2014 European Shooting Stars took place on February 10, 2014 at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. One of this year's ten selected Shooting Stars is Polish actor Mateusz Kościukiewicz.

11.02.2014

"Ida" in French and Belgian Cinemas

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in France and Belgium on February 12, 2014.

10.02.2014

Polish Documentaries in Stockholm

Joanna by Aneta Kopacz and Ojciec i syn (Father and Son) by Paweł Łoziński, two documentary films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, are featured in the lineup of the Tempo festival, which runs from March 4 through March 9, 2014 in Stockholm.

07.02.2014

Polish Presence at Berlinale

The 64th Berlin International Film Festival launched on February 6. The festival lineup features several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. This year's edition of the festival runs through February 16.

06.02.2014

"Wałęsa" Nominated

Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been nominated for a Cinema for Peace Award as Most Valuable Movie of the Year.

05.02.2014

"Jack Strong" in the UK and Ireland

Jack Strong, a film directed by Władysław Pasikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in e United Kingdom and Ireland on February 14, 2014.

04.02.2014

"Ida" in Belgian Cinemas

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Belgium on February 12, 2014.

04.02.2014

ASC Spotlight Award for "Ida"

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the ASC Spotlight Award for cinematography. The film was lensed by Łukasz Żal and Ryszard Lenczewski.

03.02.2014

Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

February 5, 2014 will mark the opening of "Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema", a series of screenings of restored classic Polish films at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York City. The event has been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

31.01.2014

"Loving Vincent" on Kickstarter

In March 2014, Gdańsk-based animation studio BreakThru Films plans to launch production of Loving Vincent, a feature animated film project co-financed by the Polish Film Institute and directed by Dorota Kobiela. The film focuses on the life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh as seen through the eyes of the characters of his paintings. February 6 marks the closing date of the project's fundraising campaign on Kickstarter.

27.01.2014