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Festivals / Poland

It's the public's opinion which counts

It was in the Warsaw International Film Festival, where, thanks to the public, the young Polish director Antal Nimrod, achieved his viewing success in Poland. His film Kontroll (Youth Prize in...  

11/10/2005 | Festivals | Poland

Wenders opens Warsaw Film Fest

Wenders opens Warsaw Film Fest

Wim Wenders will officially open today the 21st edition of the International Film Festival of Warsaw (from the 7th to the 16th of October). With about a hundred unreleased films in Poland, the...  

07/10/2005 | Festivals | Poland

Komornik wins the prize

Komornik wins the prize

All generations were represented on the podium of the 30th Gdynia Polish Film Festival. The decision of the jury, presided over by Andrzej Wajda, matched most expectations. Indeed, Komornik (the...  

19/09/2005 | Festivals | Poland

Falk is back

Komornik (the usher), Feliks Falk's first film after 10 years away from the screen, has been one of the most applauded films so far at the Gdynia Polish Film Festival. Wodzirej (Top Dog – 1977),...  

16/09/2005 | Festivals | Poland

Franco de Peña goes Polish

Of the two million people who are sold every year in the world, 200,000 are women, 15,000 of which are Polish. This terrible statistics inspired Franco de Peña the film Masz na imię Justine ("Your...  

15/09/2005 | Festivals | Poland

The most poetic Polish filmmaker is in Gdynia

Is sacrifice necessary to understand who we are and realise how important love and friendship are? This is the main topic of Maestro, the new film by Piotr Trzaskalski which was presented...  

14/09/2005 | Festivals | Poland

A grand opening for the 30th Gdynia Festival

A grand opening for the 30th Gdynia Festival

'Out of concern for the bad quality of the films presented here, the jury will not grant a First Prize'. These words, uttered in 1996 by Maciej Karpinski (artistic director of the Gdynia Polish...  

13/09/2005 | Festivals | Poland

21 Polish contestants in Gdynia

21 Polish contestants in Gdynia

Polish productions, which have been scarce in the past few years, are blooming again, confirmed by the programme for the Gdynia Polish Film Festival (12-17 September), covered by Cineuropa....  

23/08/2005 | Festivals | Poland

On the skyline of cinema

On the skyline of cinema

Cinema critics are unanimous, the Era Nowe Horyzonty festival in Cieszyn is one of the best Polish showcases of the most interesting contemporary global cinema. This has been confirmed by the 2004...  

20/07/2005 | Festivals | Poland

Brodeuses wins the Prize

Brodeuses wins the Prize

Eléonore Faucher and Leszek Dawid are the big winners at the Koszalin International First Film Festival ("Mlodzi i film" – 'Youth and the cinema') which took place from the 21st to the 25th of...  

27/06/2005 | Festivals | Poland