Polish Cinema Chains Appeal to Government for Support

WARSAW: Cinema operators, including national chains Multikino, Helios and Cinema City, call in an open letter to the Polish Minister of Development for support in connection with the closure of…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema Of The Month: Kino Kameralne Café, Gdańsk

This month we speak with Piotr Gładkowski, the owner of Kino Kameralne Café (Café Chamber Cinema) in Gdańsk, Poland, a small art house cinema opened at the beginning of 2019.…

FNE Market Analysis 2019: POLAND

WARSAW: Polish cinema noted a very good year 2019 with record-breaking box office results, international success for feature films and an Academy Award nomination for Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa…

Cinemas In Poland Closed Due To Coronavirus

WARSAW: Polish government has decided to suspend the functioning of cinemas from 12 till 25 March 2020. To date, 47 cases of COVID-19 infection have been confirmed across the country.

Polish Film Festival Restores Position of Artistic Director

GDYNIA: The position of Artistic Director of the Gdynia PFF has been restored after a controversy over the organisation of the event at the end of last year’s edition. The…

Corpus Christi Sold to Arab Countries

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Corpus Christi was sold by New Europe Film Sales to MAD Solutions for Arab countries distribution. The film has already been sold to more than 50 territories…

Corpus Christi Dominates Polish Eagles 2020

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Academy Award nominated drama Corpus Christi won 10 prizes at the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Script.

PRODUCTION: Letitia Wright to Star in Agnieszka Smoczyńska’s English-language Debut

WARSAW: Agnieszka Smoczyńska is working on her English-language debut. Set in Great Britain in the 1980s, the film The Silent Twins is inspired by the story of twins who communicated…

Maja Komorowska to Receive Polish Eagle Lifetime Achievement Award

WARSAW: The Polish Film Academy has announced that this year's recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be the legendary Polish actress Maja Komorowska. The Polish Eagles 2020 gala will…

PRODUCTION: Aleksandra Trepińska Begins Production on Other People

WARSAW: Other People, a Warner Bros.- Madants coporoduction, will be the debut for director Aleksandra Trepińska. The film is based on a bestselling novel and is made with the support…

Poland, Latvia and Czech Republic Compete for Cartoon Movie's Producer of the Year

BORDEAUX: Three CEE production companies are competing for Cartoon Movie’s European Producer of the Year.

Films Boutique Presents Agnieszka Holland’s Charlatan in Berlin

BERLIN: Agnieszka Holland’s Charlatan will have its world premiere and receive four screenings at the Berlinale, on 27, 28 and 29 February 2020.

Polish Cash Rebate Scheme Supports 30 Projects With 13.2 m EUR

WARSAW: In the first year of operation of the production support cash rebate system, the Polish Film Institute awarded over 13.2 m EUR / 57 m PLN to support 30…

Oscar Nominee Corpus Christi Opens in North America

WARSAW: The biggest Polish distribution success of 2019, the Oscar-nominated drama Corpus Christi from Jan Komasa, has been sold to over 50 territories including the UK, Scandinavia, France, Russia and…

PRODUCTION: Katarzyna Klimkiewicz Completes Filming on Kalina Jędrusik Biopic

WARSAW: Katarzyna Klimkiewicz has finished shooting a biopic on Kalina Jędrusik, the iconic Polish actress and singer dubbed the Polish Marilyn Monroe. The film received support from the Mazovia Warsaw…

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Polish Film in Berlin

Polish Cinema Stand during the Berlin's EFM Gropius Bau (stand #163) - The Polish Film Institute invites producers and filmmakers to use this stand during the European Film Market.

BOX OFFICE: Polish Erotic Crime Thriller Tops Box Office

WARSAW: 365 Days directed by Barbara Białowąs and Tomasz Mandes has got 1.25 m admissions since its opening on 7 February 2020. The erotic thriller is based on a bestselling…

FNE at Berlinale 2020: 14th ScripTeast Presents Participants of Berlinale Session

WARSAW: The 14th edition of ScripTeast, the project-based training and development programme for professional screenwriters from Central and Eastern Europe, will hold a stationary session of its 2019-2020 edition during…

OBITUARY: Polish Director Jerzy Gruza

WARSAW: Polish theatre and television director Jerzy Gruza, creator of many programmes and series, including Forty-year-old / Czterdziestolatek and Civil War / Wojna domowa, died on 16 February 2020 at…

PRODUCTION: Irish/Polish Coproduction Starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp In Production

WARSAW: The Irish/Polish coproduction Wolf, directed by Nathalie Biancheri and starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp, is set to start shooting in April 2020. Bankside Films manages the worldwide sales.