"The Domino Effect" Wins
Efekt Domina (The Domino Effect), a feature-length documentary film directed by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowski, received an award at the DokuFest film festival in Pristina.
"Foreign Body" - Premiere at TIFF
The 39th Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 4 through September 14. The lineup of this year's edition of the festival features Obce ciało (Foreign Body), a film directed by Krzysztof Zanussi and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"Ida" Official Website Now Launched
Opus Film, producer of Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has launched the film's official website. Ida is Poland's candidate for the Best Foreign Language Academy Award®.
Polish Films Awarded in Locarno
15 stron świata (15 Corners of the World) by Zuzanna Solakiewicz, and Matka Ziemia (Mother Earth) by Piotr Złotorowicz, both co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received awards at the 67th Locarno International Film Festival.
"Ida" Is Poland's Candidate for Academy Award®
The Oscar Committee, established on July 10, 2014 by Minister of Culture and National Heritage Professor Małgorzata Omilanowska, has selected Ida, a film by Paweł Pawlikowski, to be Poland's candidate for the Best Foreign Language Academy Award®.
"Ida" in Cinemas Around the World
Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute has been released theatrically in many countries around the world.
Polish Films at the 38th Montreal IFF
Four Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute have been selected for screening at the 38th World Film Festival in Montreal, which runs from August 21 through September 1, 2014.
Polish Films in Lineup of 67th Locarno IFF
The following films have been selected for screening at this year's edition of the Locarno International Film Festival: Matka Ziemia (Mother Earth) by Piotr Złotorowicz ('Pardi di domani' competition), 15 stron świata (15 Corners of the World) by Zuzanna Solakiewicz (La Semaine de la Critique), and Arizona w mojej głowie (They Chased Me Through Arizona) by Matthias Huser ('Cineasti del presente' competition). The 67th Locarno IFF runs from August 6 through August 16.
Polish Documentaries Win in Estonia
Abu Haraz, Przywódcy (Leaders), Ojciec i syn (Father and Son), and Ojciec i syn w podróży(Father and Son on a Journey) are among the winners of this year's Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival.
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.
Polish Actors Awarded in Bulgaria
Dawid Ogrodnik and Marian Dziędziel received special prizes at film festivals in Stara Zagora and Varna.
"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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
"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.
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.
"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.
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.