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Katyń, a personal odyssey for renowned Polish director Andrzej Wajda about the massacre of Poles during World War II, is heading for its international premiere at the Berlinale boosted by an Oscar nomination and international rights locked up or under negotiation in nearly 30 countries.

Dorota Kędzierzawska's and Arthur Reinhart's newest film Time to Die is being showcased this week at its fourth international film festival in a month. The film will have three showings on Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 1 at the Goteborg International Film Festival in Sweden.

Katyń, a personal odyssey for famed Polish director Andrzej Wajda about the massacre of 20,000 Polish officers and citizens during World War II, has captured one of the five nominations for an Oscar in the foreign-language film category. The winner will be announced at the Academy Awards ceremony Feb. 24.

Katyń, a personal odyssey for famed Polish director Andrzej Wajda about the massacre of 20,000 Polish officers during World War II, has captured one of the five nominations for an Oscar in the foreign-language film category.The Academy Awards ceremony will be held Feb. 24.

High-definition television, or HDTV, is beginning to catch on in Central Europe, with Poland the clear leader in embracing the new technology. All of Poland's leading broadcasters are either testing or have introduced HDTV on a trial basis and viewers already are able to access at least 10 HD channels, with several others planned in 2008.

{mosimage}A film about a true Polish adventure story, In Search of a Legend, won the best film award Monday at the SportFilmFestival in Palermo, Sicily. The film, about six young Poles who travel to the Arctic in a tiny yacht, also won the award for best direction for Konstanty Kulik.

Four film professionals have established an international talent agency to meet a growing demand for representation in the Bulgarian film industry, and they have plans to unite talent throughout Central and Eastern Europe.

A new website is in operation to help fill an information void about contemporary documentary production in Southeast Europe. The website, www.seedox.org, went on line earlier this month with essays on Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and UNMI Kosovo.

{mosimage}Dolby Laboratories Inc. came to Poland Thursday to unveil its 3D digital cinema system, which is being made available in 75 screens in 12 countries in time for the world premiere today of Paramount Pictures' 3D film Beowulf.

A new web gateway called filmarchives.online (www.filmarchives-online.eu) may become a sought-after resource for film professionals seeking convenient access to moving image collections from European film archives. Coordinated by the German Film Institute, the project has searchable archives from the collections of six archives in four countries.

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