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.

GDYNIA: Amateurs, the feature debut from Iwona Siekierzyńska, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

WARSAW: Jan Holoubek's drama 25 Years of Innocence / 25 lat niewinności, following the real tragic story of Tomasz Komenda, a man who served 18 years in prison and was found not guilty last year, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: Maciej Barczewski's biopic The Champion / Mistrz, about Tadeusz „Teddy” Pietrzykowski, a boxer who won the title of the champion of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported eight feature film productions with over 23.6 m PLN / 5.2 m EUR during the third and last session of funding in 2020.