Polish Oscar-winning director Pawel Pawlikowski was honoured for his "exceptional contribution" to film during the 2019 Sarajevo Film Festival in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
A ‘vibrant and engaging story of modern love and lack of love’, award-winning director Aleksandra Terpińska’s Other People is set against the backdrop of modern-day Warsaw.
Rated as one of the city’s most Instragrammable attractions, it has earned a reputation as a favourite shooting spot for Just Married couples and filmmakers – among its numerous media appearances, the cast-ironstairs have played a starring role in the Tarantino-influenced thriller Diversion End and The Man With The Magic Box, a Polish Academy Award winner about a time travelling janitor.
Polish film director Malgorzata Szumowska's first English language feature The Other Lamb will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September.
The first movie to feature sound, The Jazz Singer has now been turned into a new musical, directed by Wojciech Kościelniak with original libretto and score by Mariusz Obijalski.
The inspiring and uplifting film tells the story of a UK-based single mum played by Agnieszka Grochowska, whose daughter dreams of becoming a star after being talent-spotted in a local bar.
Inspired by a true story and set in mid-20th Century Europe against the backdrop of totalitarianism, the film focuses on the almost forgotten life of Czech healer Jan Mikolášek who cured millions even as he suffered under both Nazi and Communist rule.
"Clergy" (Kler), a Polish film directed by Wojciech Smarzowski, is among the ten films competing for the 2019 Lux Film Prize. The winner will be selected by the European Parliament and announced at its plenary session in Strasbourg on November 27.
Writing on social media, the handsome 42-year-old actor from Legnica said: “I am so happy and my heart beats like before ‘Destined for Blues’ and ‘Gods’ [two Polish biographical movies he starred in].”
More than 300 animated films from around the world will be available to viewers at Poznań (western Poland)'s Animator international film festival, which starts on July 5. Celebrated British animator Tim Allen will be the festival's special guest.