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Polish films head to Germany

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- From Malgorzata Szumowska to Agnieszka Holland, and from young cinema to classic films, Polish movies are being showcased at Berlin and Wiesbaden

Polish films head to Germany
Malgorzata Szumowska

Polish cinema made quite the splash on the international stage recently thanks to the Oscar for Best Foreign-language Film earned by Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida [+see also:
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and the Silver Bear that Malgorzata Szumowska’s Body [+see also:
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snagged at the Berlinale. Incidentally, these two films are featured on the programme of the tenth edition of the FilmPolska Festival in Berlin, which got under way on Wednesday. Also standing out on the menu are a Special Screenings section dedicated to horror films (Docteur Jekyll et les femmes by Walerian Borowczyk, Possession by Andrzej Zulawski and The Dark House by Wojciech Smarzowski), a programme devoted to the art of cinematography, with Krzysztof Ptak (Papusza [+see also:
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, The Dark House) and Arkadiusz Tomiak (Manhunt [+see also:
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, Warsaw Stories [+see also:
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), in addition to homages to actress Malgorzata Braunek (Hunting Flies, Lokis. A Manuscript of Professor Wittembach) and director Krzysztof Krauze (My Nikifor [+see also:
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, Papusza), who were both taken from us too soon last year. 

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Agnieszka Holland will be a special guest at FilmPolska and will be honoured with a retrospective of her works; also, as part of a section focusing on new Polish films, audiences will be able to discover such titles as Hardkor Disko [+see also:
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by Krzysztof Skonieczny, Little Crushes [+see also:
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by Aleksandra Gowin and Ireneusz Grzyb, Walesa: Man of Hope [+see also:
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by Andrzej Wajda and Warsaw 44 [+see also:
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by Jan Komasa.

Polish cinema is also in the spotlight at Wiesbaden, at the 15th goEast Festival, which is taking place until 28 April. Three titles are taking part in the official competition: Body by Malgorzata Szumowska, Kebab and Horoscope [+see also:
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by Grzegorz Jaroszuk and the co-production Under Electric Clouds [+see also:
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by Alexey German. The programme also includes such titles as Gods [+see also:
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by Lukasz Palkowski, The Citizen [+see also:
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by Jerzy Stuhr, In Search of the Lost Landscape by Leo Kantor, and Domino Effect [+see also:
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by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosolowski, not to mention a number of classics, such as The Eighth Day of the Week by Aleksander Ford, A Love in Germany by Wajda and Europa, Europa by Agnieszka Holland.

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