New date for Polish Eagles Awards


    {mosimage}Warsaw: The annual Polish Eagles awards for best Polish films of the year will be held on Monday 19 March 2012 after being cancelled due to a day of national mourning in Poland following the tragic train accident that took 16 lives two weeks ago.

    Agnieszka Holland’s In Darkness is the front runner for the prestigious awards with 10 nominations closely followed by Wojciech Smarzowski’s Rose with nine nominations and Jan Komasa’s Suicide Room which has nominations in eight categories.

    In Darkness which was also nominated for an Oscar this year in the Best Foreign Film Category is based on the true story of Leopold Socha, a Polish worker in Lvov who sheltered a group of Jews in the sewers of the town

    The Polish Eagles Awards (www.pnf.pl) awarded by the Polish FilmAcademy who nominate the best Polish films of 2011 in 15 categories.