Polish Film Institute funds prize for the best Polish film presented in Warsaw Screenings

    Warsaw Film Foundation has the pleasure to announce that the Polish Film Institute (PFI) has funded a prize of PLN 20,000 (approx. EUR 4,600) for the best Polish film presented during the Warsaw Screenings. The programme of the 30th Screenings, which will take place on 14-16 October 2016, features selected new Polish films, including Polish majority and minority co-productions. The winner will be chosen by international professionals taking part in the Screenings. The prize will be presented to the winning Polish producer or co-producer by a PFI representative during the closing gala of the Warsaw Film Festival, on Sunday, 16 October 2016.

    Here is a complete list of films selected for Warsaw Screenings

        •    Afterimage, directed by Andrzej Wajda / Poland / fiction
        •    Blindness, directed by Ryszard Bugajski / Poland / fiction
        •    Clair Obscur, directed by Yesim Ustaoglu / Turkey, Germany, Poland, France/ fiction
        •    La habitation, directed by Natalia Beristáin, Carlos Bolado, Carlos Carrera, Ernesto Contreras, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Iván Ávila Duenas, Alfonso Pineda Ulloa, and Alejandro Valle /Mexico, Poland/ fiction
        •    Honey Hunters, directed by Krystian Matysek / Poland /documentary
        •    I’m A Killer, directed by Maciej Pieprzyca / Poland / fiction
        •    Memories of Summer, directed by Adam Guziński / Poland / fiction
        •    The Saint, directed by Andrius Blazevicus /Lithuania, Poland/ fiction
        •    Sun, The Sun Blinded Me, directed by Anka Sasnal, Wilhelm Sasnal / Poland, Switzerland / fiction
        •    Park, directed by Sophia Exarchou /Greece, Poland / fiction
        •    Playground, directed by Bartosz M. Kowalski / fiction

    Established in 2000, Warsaw Screenings was the first professional event in Poland presenting Polish films to the international distributors, sales agents and festival programmers. Organised two times a year - in summer and in fall - Warsaw Screenings is celebrating its 30th edition during the 12th CentEast Market.