WARSAW: The Polish Government will give an additional 27 m EUR / 120 m PLN from the COVID-19 Counteracting Fund to help the cinema industry.

GDYNIA: Dear Ones directed by Grzegorz Jaroszuk, a Polish/Czech coproduction about complicated family relationships, screened in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: The Polish Oscar entry Never Gonna Snow Again directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert screened in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: Kill It and Leave This Town, the animated feature film about dealing with trauma, directed by Mariusz Wilczyński, won the best film award in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: Far Away From Here, the new drama by Piotr Domalewski, coproduced by Poland and Ireland, screened in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: The 45th Polish Film Festival Gdynia, which took place online 8-12 December 2020, awarded its top prize of Golden Lions for Best Film to the animated feature Kill It and Leave This Town / Zabij to i wyjedź z tego miasta directed by Mariusz Wilczyński. The Polish/Swedish drama Sweat directed by Magnus von Horn dominated the award show and won six prizes, including Silver Lion and Best Director

GDYNIA: How I Became a Gangster. True Story, the feature debut from Maciej Kawulski, starring Marcin Kowalczyk, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, that took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

WARSAW: Netflix has announced its first commission of a Polish original animated series, Kajko and Kokosz, based on the cult comic book by Janusz Christa. The premiere is planned for 2021.

GDYNIA: Maciej Bochniak’s Magnesia, which is a combination of detective story, comedy and western, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: The new drama from Magnus von Horn, Sweat, a Polish/Swedish coproduction, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 – 12 December 2020.