Poland Establishes Film Commission

Poland has established a national Film Commission. The protocol setting up the new organization was signed during the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (http://pl.fpff.pl) at a meeting of Polish regional…
30-05-2010

FNE at Gdynia Polish Film Festival 2010: Winners

Polish director Jan Kidawa Blonski won the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Festival of Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (24-29 May, http://eng.fpff.pl/) for his film Little Rose.
30-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Tomorrow Will be Better

Dorota Kędzierzawska's Gdynia competition film Tomorrow Will be Better tells the story of three homeless Russian boys who travel to Poland in search of a better life, with the universal…
27-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Festival preview

The 50th anniversary edition of the Krakow Film Festival (May 31 - June 6) will present 89 documentary, animated and short films will participating in three competitions. The competition films…
27-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Jonas Mekas in Krakow

This year the Dragon of Dragons award, given by the Krakow Film Festival (May 31 - June 6) since 1998 to the eminent documentary and animated filmmakers, will go to…
27-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Krakow documentary premieres

The 50th Krakow Film Festival (May 31-June 6) is going to present the next part of the cycle ‘Krakow Documentary Premieres', consisting of films chosen from foreign film festivals which…
27-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Events Schedule

The 50th Krakow Film Festival, which takes place May 31 - June 1, has announced its complete schedule of events and ceremonies.
27-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Rite of Passage

In Rite of Passage, director Janusz Majewski creates an image of turbulent events in post-WWII Poland, seen trough the eyes of boys on the verge of their adult life.
26-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: "Somewhere in Europe"

"Somewhere in Europe" is one of the thematic cycles of the jubilee, 50th Krakow Film Festival, which runs May 31 - June 1. The cycle consists primarily of documentaries from…
26-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: International Jury

The 50th Krakow Film Festival (May 31 - June 1) of documentary and short films will host eight juries selecting films in the categories of best documentary, best short, and…
26-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Film Market and Industry Zone

Krakow Film Festival, which marks its 50th jubilee edition May 31 - June 6, will once again operate a film market and Industry Zone along with the Dragon Forum workshop…
26-05-2010

FNE at Gdynia FF 2010: Polish Film Institute Awards Film Boosters

The Polish Film Institute held a celebratory gala in the Polish seaside resort of Sopot last night (26 May) to recognize the achievements of film professionals in promoting and developing…
26-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Million Dollars

With his Gdynia main competition film Million Dollar, Polish director Janusz Kondratiuk crafts a fast-paced comedy about contemporary Poland with people adrift following the transformation of the country.
25-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Silence

Based on a true story, Sławomir Pstrong's debut film Silence explores the lives of families who lost their children in a tragic accident. The film will premiere at the Gdyia…
25-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Three Minutes. 21:37

In Three Minutes. 21:37 director Maciej Ślesicki explores the image of contemporary Poland in the moment of grief after the death of Pope John Paul II. The cast of popular…
24-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: If You Go Away

If You Go Away, the feature film debut from Ewa Stankiewicz, is the emotional story of two people who struggle to find themselves after personal loss. Stankiewicz,a graduate of Łódź…
24-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Little Rose

Director Jan Kidawa-Błoński's Little Rose is a story about a dangerous love triangle set in the Poland of the 1960's, where betrayal could have a political context. The script, by…
23-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Joanna

Feliks Falk, one of the masters of Polish cinema, returns with Joanna, a moving story of love and courage set during WWII.
23-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Erratum

In his feature film debut Erratum, Marek Lechki explores the issues of reliving ones past and changing the present.
20-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Venice

Jan Jakub Kolski, Polish master of magical realism, enters the main competition at the Gdynia Polish Film Festival with Venice, a coming-of-age tale of a journey that never took place.
20-05-2010