WARSAW: CANAL+ will be the first official private broadcaster for the Polish Film Awards Polish Eagles, which has its 19th gala edition on 20 March 2017. CANAL+ stepped in after TVP did not express an interest in presenting the event exclusively.
"I am very pleased to announce that CANAL+ is the official broadcaster of the 2017 Polish Film Awards The Eagles gala. We have been investing in and supporting Polish cinema for the past 20 years, taking great care in the quality of our productions. We are convinced that partnering in this prestigious project will be another significant step in recognising Polish filmmakers, " said Anna Limbach-Uryn, the Programme Director for nc+ in an official statement. The list of films nominated for the Eagles includes CANAL+ co-productions, led by Volhynia by Wojciech Smarzowski (Film It) with 14 nominations, followed by Agnus Dei (Aeroplan Film) directed by Anna Fontaine and the crime TV series The Teacher (Canal+, TVN) directed by Łukasz Palkowski, nominated for the Best Feature TV Series.