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Jihlava Doc Film Festival

Dear friends of documentary, (see the links to press releases at the end of each article)

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Miracle Seller

Directing duo Bolesław Pawica and Jarosław Szoda bring Miracle Seller, a contemporary road movie with a socio-political twist, to the Gdynia film festival competition section.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Last Action

Director Michał Rogalski returns to the tradition of cult Polish comedies with Last Action.

Polish documentary selected to open IDFA

War Games and the Man Who Stopped Them by Polish director Dariusz Jablonski will open the prestigious International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) on November 19.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Reverse

Reverse, the Gdynia competition debut feature from Borys Lankoszm, explores the wicked side of the female nature.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Freedom Is Within Us.Popiełuszko.

One of the biggest Polish productions of 2008, Freedom Is Within Us.Popiełuszko, competes during the Gdynia film festival.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Hel

Director/writer Kinga Dębska's Polish/Czech co-production Hel premieres in the Gdynia festival competition in advance of its December 31 theatrical release.

FNE at Venice Film Festival: Venice Winners

VENICE (14 September) Soul Kitchen, directed by German Turkish director Fatih Akin and produced by Corazon International (www.corazon-int.de) won the special jury prize at this year's Venice Film Festival an audience pleasing comedy that also delivers a message about today's multi-cultural society in Germany.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: General Nil

General Nil, one of the most powerful Polish historic dramas, will compete in the Gdynia competition and re-enter Polish distribution on the September 17.


Festival PLANETE DOC REVIEW, located in Warsaw, Poland is the meeting point of outstanding documentary films. Films with original statement and unique cinematographic vision. The festival's programme consists of acclaimed and awarded films and premieres from Poland, Europe and other countries. Leading Worldsales choose the festival as a launching pad…

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: I Am Yours

Mariusz Grzegorzek returns to cinema with I Am Yours, a psychological drama about the human struggle for love and dignity.

Competitions & Panorama

In the Main Competition 23 movies compete for the most important film award in Poland - the Golden Lions. It will be presented to director and producer of the best movie. The Silver Lions and the Special Jury Award prizes, as well as individual prizes for the best directing, screenplay,…

34th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia

Last year Gdynia was visited by over 45 thousand people. Over 2000 guests were invited and 1212 accreditations were given, including 231 journalists, 366 observers, 234 Polish guests, 185 cinematographers, 36 VIPs, 88 foreign guests, 58 representatives of co-organisers and 14 members of the Jury. We also invited many artists…

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Magic Tree

Magic Tree is a family film by Andrzej Maleszka, loosely based on a TV series made by the director between 2003 and 2006.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Snow White And Russian Red

Snow White And Russian Red, the second feature film from director Xawery Żuławski, is a screen adaptation of the best-selling novel by the young Polish author, Dorota Masłowska.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Zero

Zero is the feature film debut of Paweł Borkowski, a creative director in an advertising agency, known in Poland for his satirical drawings in the TV supplement of "Gazeta Wyborcza."

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Piggies

Director Robert Gliński's dark tale of youth, Piggies, is based on a true story.

13th International Documentary Film Festival Jihlava 2009

For the thirteenth time Jihlava IDFF brings to Vysočina region the most important points of the present and the past of documentary cinema. The festival competitions embody the decissive part of the Festival. Czech joy offers a journey through the Czech documentary landscape. Opus Bonum presents the most interesting documentaries…

Festivals: First Polish online documentary festival

Users of iplex.pl, the first Polish online cinema, will be able to watch over 60 documentaries free during the online festival DocBoat, launching September 4.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Happy Aphonia

In his new film, Happy Aphonia Jan Jakub Kolski looks at the art of wrestling and goes back to begginings of cinema.