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370,000 EUR for Polish Cinemas

At the most recent session of the Europa Cinemas expert committee, Polish cinemas received funding in the total amount of 370,000 euros.

26.04.2013

Janusz Mrozowski Wins in Belfast

On April 21, the grand prize in the documentary film competition at the 13th Belfast Film Festival went to Bad Boy - cela dla niebezpiecznych (Bad Boy. High Security Cell), directed by Janusz Mrozowski. This marks the latest recognition for Bad Boy, a film that has received support from the Polish Film Institute.

24.04.2013

8th Polish Film Week in Nürnberg

The eighth Polish Film Week in Nürnberg will run from April 25 through May 1, 2013. The event is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

24.04.2013

A. Kurzydło - Producer on the Move

Polish producer Agnieszka Kurzydło has been selected as one of the participants of the prestigious 'Producers on the Move' programme, which will take place on May 18-21, 2013 during the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.

24.04.2013

Agnieszka Holland Heads KVIFF Jury

Agnieszka Holland will be the head of the Main Competition jury at the 48th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, which runs from June 28 through July 6, 2013.

23.04.2013

"Manhunt" Wins Off Plus Camera

Obława (Manhunt), a film directed by Marcin Krzyształowicz and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute,  has won the top prize of the 6th Off Plus Camera festival in Krakow. The director was presented with the Krakow Film Award along with a cash prize of 100,000 USD. He also received a grant of 1 million PLN from General Director of the Polish Film Institute Agnieszka Odorowicz for the production of his next project in Poland. The closing gala of the festival was attended by Bogdan Zdrojewski, Poland's Minister of Culture and National Heritage.

23.04.2013

New Film by Tomasz Wasilewski

April 18 marked the world premiere of Tomasz Wasilewski's latest film Płynące wieżowce (Floating Skyscrapers) at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. The film was selected as one of 14 feature films showcased in the Viewpoints section of the festival.

22.04.2013

"The Congress" to Open Directors' Fortnight in Cannes

The Congress, a film directed by Ari Folman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will open the Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs) at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, which runs from May 15 through May 26, 2013. The Cannes screening will mark the film's world premiere.

19.04.2013

"Venus in Fur" in Cannes

La Vénus à la fourrure (Venus in Fur), directed by Roman Polański and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen in Main Competition at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, which runs from May 15 through May 26, 2013. The Cannes screening will mark the film's world premiere.

18.04.2013

Polish Short Films in Cannes

Two Polish short films: Olena by Elżbieta Benkowska and Danse Macabre by Małgorzata Rżanek, will screen at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, which runs from May 15 through May 26, 2013.

16.04.2013

"Loving" Wins Lecce Film Festival

Miłość (Loving), a film directed by Sławomir Fabicki and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has won the top prize at the 14th Festival of European Cinema in Lecce, Italy.

15.04.2013

"In the Name Of…" Wins in Dortmund

Małgorzata Szumowska received the International Feature Film Award, the Grand Prize of the International Women's Film Festival in Dortmund, for her feature W imię... (In the Name Of...).

14.04.2013

Planete+ Doc Film Festival in Cannes

The Planete+ Doc Film Festival will present three new Polish documentary films at the Cannes festival film market.

09.04.2013

Polish Films at Beijing IFF

Mój rower (My Father's Bike) by Piotr Trzaskalski and Supermarket by Maciej Żak, two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will screen at the 3rd Beijing International Film Festival, which runs from April 15 through April 23, 2013.

09.04.2013

Polish Films in Istanbul

Several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are featured in the lineup of the Istanbul International Film Festival, which runs from March 30 through April 14, 2013.

05.04.2013

"Sztuka znikania" at Visions du Réel

Sztuka znikania (The Art of Disappearing), directed by Bartosz Konopka and Piotr Rosołowski, will screen in the International Mid-Length Film Competition at the Visions du Réel International Documentary Film Festival in Nyon, Switzerland. The festival runs from April 19 through April 26, 2013.

03.04.2013

Polish Films in Germany

Two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute - W imię... (In the Name Of...) by Małgorzata Szumowska and Zimowy ojciec (Wintertochter) by Johannes Schmid - will screen at the International Women's Film Festival in Dortmund|Cologne, which runs from April 9 through April 14, 2013.

02.04.2013

Polish Films Win in Vilnius

Two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, Miłość (Loving) by Sławomir Fabicki and Gwizdek (The Whistle) by Grzegorz Zariczny, have won in their respective sections at the 18th 'Kino Pavasaris' International Film Festival in Vilnius, which closed on March 28.

29.03.2013

Polish Animations in Annecy

On March 26, the lineup of the short film section of the 37th Annecy International Animated Film Festival was announced. The competition section will feature a total of nine films by Polish filmmakers. The Annecy International Film Festival runs from June 10 through June 15.

26.03.2013

FilmG Award for Dariusz Sipowski

The People's Choice Award in the fifth edition of the FilmG competition, organized with support from the BBC and Cànan, went to Dariusz Sipowski, a Polish director based in Scotland. FilmG is a competition for short films made in the Scottish Gaelic language.

25.03.2013

"Polish Illusions" at Festivals

Pomorskie iluzje (Polish Illusions), directed by Jacob Dammas and Helge Renner and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, screened at the Tempo International Documentary Film Festival in Stockholm, which ran from March 5 through March 10, 2013. The film will also screen in the DOCU/LIFE competition at the Docudays International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Kiev, which runs from March 22 through March 28.

25.03.2013