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Second Edition of the School of Film Agents (SOFA)

The second edition of the School of Film Agents (SOFA), a series of workshops for film professionals from Eastern and Central Europe, Germany, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the Balkans, will run from August 15 through August 24, 2014 in Wrocław. The event is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

24.07.2014

Polish Actors Awarded in Bulgaria

Dawid Ogrodnik and Marian Dziędziel received special prizes at film festivals in Stara Zagora and Varna.

23.07.2014

"Ida" Selected as Finalist

22.07.2014

Polish Films Awarded

Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received awards at the tenth Golden Apricot International Film Festival, which closed on July 20, 2014 in Yerevan.

21.07.2014

"The Congress" - UK, USA, Finland

The Congress, a film directed by Ari Folman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in the UK, USA and Finland in August 2014.

21.07.2014

"Ida": theatrical release

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in the Czech Republic and in Portugal on July 17, 2014.

17.07.2014

13 Films in Main Competition at the 39th Gdynia Film Festival

13 films will compete for the Golden Lions Grand Prize in Main Competition of the 39th Gdynia Film Festival, an event co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The festival runs from September 15 through September 20, 2014.

17.07.2014

Spotlight on Poland

This year's Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico will feature a special spotlight on Poland. The event, organized in partnership with the Polish Film Institute, runs from July 25 through August 3, 2014.

10.07.2014

"Ida" Nominated for the Lux Prize

The films of the 2014 Lux Prize official selection were unveiled today at the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. One of the ten selected projects is Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

07.07.2014

Six Polish Films in Karlovy Vary

July 4 marked the launch of the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The festival lineup features six films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

04.07.2014

"Ida" Enjoys Success in the USA

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has enjoyed great success in US theatres, with a box office of almost 2.5 million dollars to date.

01.07.2014

Roman Polański Visited Polish Film Studios

Roman Polański and his producer Robert Benmussa visited three film studios in Poland: Alvernia Studios in Nieporaz near Krakow, ATM Studio and Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych i Fabularnych in Warsaw. He also met with several of his close collaborators, including cinematographer Paweł Edelman.

30.06.2014

"Deep Love" Wins the 36th Moscow IFF

Deep Love, a film directed by Jan P. Matuszyński and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the top prize in the Documentary Film Competition at the 36th Moscow International Film Festival.

30.06.2014

Polish Films at 16th Taipei IFF

The 16th Taipei International Film Festival will feature a special section dedicated to Polish cinema. The festival lineup features over 30 Polish films. Polish presence in the festival lineup has been co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

27.06.2014

"Ida" in Taiwanese and Japanese Cinemas

Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Taiwan on July 25, 2014 and in Japan on August 2nd, 2014.

26.06.2014

"Floating Skyscrapers" in Germany

June 26, 2014 marked the German theatrical release of Płynące wieżowce (Floating Skyscrapers), a film directed by Tomasz Wasilewski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

26.06.2014

"The Island" Now Eligible for Oscars

Wyspa (Spanish title: La Isla, English title: The Island), a film directed by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz and Dominga Sotomayor and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the grand prize at the Huesca festival in Spain. This award makes the film eligible for the 2015 Academy Awards.

24.06.2014

Roman Polański's Producer in Poland

June 24 marked the press conference for of Roman Polański's upcoming production of a film on the Dreyfus affair. The press conference took place at Krakow's Sukiennice and was attended by Robert Benmussa, Polański's French producer.

24.06.2014

"Joanna" awarded in the USA

Joanna, a film directed by Aneta Kopacz and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received two awards at the Palm Springs International Shortfest, which closed on June 23.

23.06.2014

"Wałęsa. Man of Hope" in Cinemas

Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei (Wałęsa. Man of Hope), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Denmark and Australia in June 2014. In July 2014 Walesa will be realeased in New Zealand.

19.06.2014

"Our Curse" Awarded in Sheffield

June 12 marked the closing of the Sheffield Doc/Fest international documentary film festival. Nasza klątwa (Our Curse), a film directed by Tomasz Śliwiński, received the festival's Best Student Film award.

13.06.2014