How Tricks did the trick – and what comes after

"Film from Eastern Europe are still overlooked, undervalued, badly promoted and - with noble exceptions - play only a marginal, if any, role in the international art house and television…
14-10-2008

Shooting begins on Urbanski debut

Artur Urbanski, double award winner at the 2002 Venice Tv Fest, begins shooting his first big screen feature Listening to Jo, on October 10.
09-10-2008

Poland tries Tricks for Oscar bid

Tricks directed by Andrzej Jakimowski has been chosen by a special commitee appointed by the Polish Minister of Culture as the candidate for the Oscar in the Best Foreign Language…
07-10-2008

New president appointed for Cyfra +

Bertrand Le Guern has been names new president and the CEO of Canal Plus Cyfrowy (www.canapluscyfrowy.pl).
07-10-2008

Poland's The Wedding hits Austrian cinemas

Wojtek Smarzowski's multi-awarded 2004 film The Wedding is headed to cinemas across Austria beginning October 10.
06-10-2008

Warsaw Film Festival announces competition

The program of the 24th Warsaw International Film Festiwal, scheduled for October 10-19, was announced at the press conference in Multikino Zlote Tarasy.
01-10-2008

Polish distributors Jakub Duszynski, Gutek Film

Gutek Film creative director and head of acuisitions Jakub Duszynski melds art house distribution with festival programming, hosting a weekly TV program, and working on the selection committee of the…
23-09-2008

Polish Film Festival in Gdynia Underlines Revival of National Film Industry

The 33rd annual festival of Polish Feature Films in Gdynia underlined the revival of the national film industry fueled by funding from the government backed Polish Film Institute.
21-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Little Moscow

Waldemar Krzystek's Little Moscow, the first Polish movie dealing with the history of the Soviet army's stationing in Poland, premieres at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia.
16-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Road to Paradise

Marta Plucinska, producer of Road to Paradise, says that director Gerwazy Regula's film about a single mother working in a slaughterhouse who discovers she has a gift for healing, follows…
16-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Drowsiness

With her second feature, Drowsiness, Magdalena Piekorz once again explores the emotional dysfunction of the film's three leading characters.
15-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Before Twilight

Another entry built on the theme of theatre productions, Before Twilight tells a story of elderly actors who stage Goethe's Faustus at a nursing home.
15-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Cmpetition Spotlight: 0_1_0

0_1_0 competes in Gdynia after its dramatic premiere at the Era New Horizons Film Festival in Wroclaw, just one month after the sudden death of director Piotr Lazarkiewicz in June.
15-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: A Warm Heart

A Warm Heart from Krzysztof Zanussi takes a dark comedy approach to the subject of heart transplants.
14-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: The Offsiders

Kasia Adamik, daughter of Agnieszka Holland, makes her debut with The Offsiders, a story about a football team composed entirely of homeless people.
14-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: 33 Scenes from Life

Malgorzata Szumowska's 33 Scenes from Life, winner of the Locarno Special Jury Award, depicts a 33-year-old artist who has come to a crossroads in her life.
11-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Howling Wolf Ranch

A feature version of a Polish hit comedy series, Howling Wolf Ranch from director Wojciech Adamczyk brings local colour to the competition in Gdynia.
11-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Splinters

Foundation for Promotion of Polish Film, the distributor of Splinters call the film a comedy-drama of three young people living in the region of Silesia and "the need for love…
11-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Four Nights with Anna

The first film by Jerzy Skolimowski since the 30 Door Key made 17 years ago, Four Nights with Anna interweaves a story of fanatic love with the story of a…
10-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Spotlight: The Brothers Karamazov

Czech Velvet Wave director Petr Zelenka's Polish-Czech co-production The Brothers Karamazov is a film adaptation of his stage success based on a rehearsal of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novel staged in a…
10-09-2008