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Ola Salwa


159 articles available in total starting from 21/03/2017. Last article published on 25/11/2020.

Review: Once upon a Time in Poland

Review: Once upon a Time in Poland

Directors Vít Klusák and Filip Remunda check out shades of Polish Catholicism in this funny, and only slightly disturbing, documentary that premiered at the 17th Millennium Docs Against Gravity  

14/09 | Millennium Docs Against Gravity 2020

Artur Liebhart • Director, Millennium Docs Against Gravity

Interview: Artur Liebhart • Director, Millennium Docs Against Gravity

“Since day one, we didn’t want to be just one more dot on the industry map; we wanted to invest mainly in audience development”

We talked to Artur Liebhart about this year’s edition of Millennium Docs Against Gravity, taking place across several cities in Poland  

11/09 | Millennium Docs Against Gravity 2020

The 17th Millennium Docs Against Gravity homes in on documentary hits

The 17th Millennium Docs Against Gravity homes in on documentary hits

One of the biggest documentary festivals in Poland is unspooling from 4-13 September in seven Polish cities, while the programme will move online from 19 September  

10/09 | Millennium Docs Against Gravity 2020

Oscar-nominated Loving Vincent director Dorota Kobiela shooting The Peasants

Oscar-nominated Loving Vincent director Dorota Kobiela shooting The Peasants

The Polish director is working on a new, hand-painted animation, based on the novel of the same name by Nobel Prize-winning author Władysław Reymont  

01/09 | Production | Funding | Poland

Bartosz Bielenia takes hostages in Jakub Piątek’s Prime Time

Bartosz Bielenia takes hostages in Jakub Piątek’s Prime Time

Prime Time, “a fantasy about revolt and rebellion” is the feature debut from Jakub Piątek, who also co-wrote the script  

31/08 | Production | Funding | Poland

Piotr Adamski  • Director of Eastern

Interview: Piotr Adamski • Director of Eastern

“I was curious to see if terms such as ‘honorary code’ or ‘vendetta’ were still important and understandable in our contemporary world”

We talked to writer-director Piotr Adamski, whose feature debut, Eastern, has been out in Polish cinemas since 26 June  

04/08 | /Poland

Review: Eastern

Review: Eastern

Girls with guns are rebels with a cause in Piotr Adamski’s feature debut – and that cause is simply to stay alive  

03/08 | Films | Reviews | Poland

Review: xABo: Father Boniecki

Review: xABo: Father Boniecki

Aleksandra Potoczek’s tender documentary about a famous Polish priest, set to be released in local cinemas on 24 July, shows that one shouldn’t lose faith in all churchmen  

24/07 | Films | Reviews | Poland

The Polish Film Institute announces second batch of production grants for 2020

The Polish Film Institute announces second batch of production grants for 2020

Kasia Adamik, Anna Kazejak and Dorota Kędzierzawska are among the directors who are to receive subsidies from the main funding body in Poland  

14/07 | Production | Funding | Poland

Review: Fortunata

Review: Fortunata

Telling the story of a former model who kept Berlusconi entertained and who now promotes pre-marital chastity, Paweł Banasiak’s film is an endearingly cringeworthy premiere at the Krakow Film Festival  

05/06 | Krakow 2020

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