The latest documentary of Tomasz Wolski - "An Ordinary Country" - is a found-footage film showing controlled conversations, recording with hidden cameras, dirty records of interrogations and recruitment attempts as well as video tutorials for the officers of the security service in communist times. Read the interview with the director about creating such a documentary.
The festival year 2021 is off to a slow start. Despite the fact that January tends to have a small number of festivals, some Polish short films will represent their country at festivals in the United States, Australia, and several European countries.
The film by Paweł Dyllus has been considered the best student production during this year's edition of the International Festival of Film Schools Kinoproba.
Marcin Polar was recognised as best director at this year’s edition of the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival.
This year’s edition of the BRNO 16 festival turned out to be particularly fruitful for Polish animated film. “Acid Rain” by Tomek Popakul received the main award while Marta Koch’s “Such a Beautiful Town” was given an honourable mention.
This time, the jurors at the French Poitiers Film Festival found Julia Orlik's animated film appealing. It won the Special Jury Award.
“Focus on Poland” is a magazine published in English by the Krakow Film Foundation as part of the Polish Docs, Polish Shorts, and Polish Animations projects. Its aim is to present the most compelling creators, topics, and trends in Polish documentary films, animations, and shorts. Any other year,…
“The Whale from Lorino” by Maciej Cuske and Michał Piotrowski’s “Lolo” were recognised by the jurors at local film festival in Batumi, Georgia. Both films were considered best in their respective categories.
The winning streak of Maciej Cuske’s film continues. This time, the documentary was recognised by the jurors of the prestigious Italian festival.
We already know the winners of this year’s EnergaCAMERIMAGE festival. The main award in the international documentary competition went to Piotr Bernaś, the cinematographer for Maciej Cuske’s “The Whale from Lorino”.
The winners of the Minsk International Film Festival ‘Listapad’ have been announced. Among them is Tomasz Wolski’s documentary.
Michał Bielawski’s feature-length documentary was selected as the opening film during this year’s edition of the Nordic Docs festival. It will also mark the film’s Norwegian release.
This time, Julia Orlik’s animated film was recognised by the jurors of the Etiuda&Anima festival. The film won the international ANIMA competition, and also received one of the most important awards in the Polish competition.