Since its world premiere at Sundance and Rotterdam IFF "Acid Rian" in still in the festival circuit. During this year the film was screened at almost 50 international film events all over the world, winning more than 10 awards. One of them gave the film an opportunity to be placed on the Academy Award long-list. We talk to its author, Tomek Popakul, about parties in the forest, nostalgia for the nineties and polyamide tracksuits.
Since its world premiere at Visions du Reel in Switzerland the latest film by Michał Bielawski - "The Wind. A Documentary Thriller" - was screened in Mexico, Germany, Russia and USA. It was also an Opening Film of the 59th Krakow Film Festival. Recently it was awarded as The Best Documentary at DocsMx in Mexico City, Silver Eye Special Mention and MDR Film Prize for Outstanding Central East European Documentary at DOK Leipzig. Krzysztof Gierat talks with the director about realisation of such a difficult project.
The documentary film by Aleksandra Maciejczyk got the special mention at the Belarusian Minsk International Film Festival Listapad.
In November, there is an abundance of film festivals at which you can watch Polish films. There will be no lack of them, among others, at the Belarusian "Listopad," the German Cottbus FF, the Estonian PÖFF Shorts, the German interfilm, the Spanish ZINEBI, the Portuguese CINANIMIE, the Dutch KABOOM and the Mexican ANIMASIVO, as well as at the IDFA festival in the Netherlands. Let's find out where else during this month you can watch the Polish productions represented by the agency.
The end of October turned out to be extremely lucky for the film by Piotr Sułkowski. Everything seems to suggest that the run of luck for "Play," which won the Grand Prix awards at two reviews of short films, is not over yet.
The film by Tomek Popakul won at the New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival in Japan.
The animated film by Karolina Specht was appreciated by the jury of the Hungarian festival PRIMANIMA.
The film by Michał Bielawski won the MDR Film Prize for the best documentary film from Eastern Europe at this year's edition of the DOK Leipzig. "The Wind. A Documentary Thriller" was presented in the prestigious section Late Harvest.
Both films are included on the list of award-winners of the Cinematic Achievement Awards at the international short film festival Thess, held every year in Thessaloniki.
The film by Piotr Sułkowski won the best short film award during the third edition of the Polish International Film Festival.
ANIM: “THE LITTLE SOUL” WINS THE GRAND PRIX, “ACID RAIN” WINS THE SPECIAL MENTION AT THE BANJALUKA FESTIVAL
This year's edition of the Banjaluka festival, which ended yesterday, was very successful for Polish animated films. The Grand Prix award went to the animated film by Barbara Rupik, whereas the special mention went to Tomek Popakul.
Yesterday evening in Jihlava, the Silver Eye award-winners were announced. The Jury Special Mention went to the authors of the documentary film "The Wind. A Documentary Thriller."
The animated film by Marcin Podolec was appreciated at the Belarusian festival ANIMAEVKA.