Tomasz Kolankiewicz is the Artistic Director of the Polish Film Festival
At the request Radosław Śmigulski – the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Polish Film Festival, prof. Piotr Gliński – the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage, has appointed Tomasz Kolankiewicz as the Artistic Director of the Polish Film Festival.
Changes to the 45th PFF: new date, new competition
The next Polish Film Festival will be held in December 2020 and will present the latest Polish films in three competition sections, decided the Organizing Committee of the Polish Film Festival.
This year the Festival will have a new Formula
In response to questions about the formula of the 45th Polish Film Festival in November 2020, we would like to inform you that the festival films will be presented in a traditional form at the Musical Theatre in Gdynia and cinema halls, but with limited participation of the audience, including film crews, accredited media representatives and guests.
The 45th FPFF will take place in November
To meet the expectations of the film industry, the Organizing Committee of the Polish Film Festival unanimously decided to organize the 45th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia later this year. The event will take place from November 9-14, 2020 and will have a dual form (happening at the Festival location and online).
45th Polish Film Festival postponed to 2021
Due to the prevailing epidemiological situation in the country and the government recommendations regarding the organization of mass events, the 45th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia will not take place in 2020. This decision was unanimously taken by the Organizing Committee of the Polish Film Festival on May 20.
A gap year for the 45th Polish Film Festival?
The organization of this year's Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, in the conditions of the current epidemic, depends on the guidelines of the Government Crisis Management Team regarding the implementation of mass events. It is highly probable that the Gdynia festival, like most of the major cultural events planned for this year, financed by the state, will not take place, and its edition will be postponed to the next year.
A Polish producer, Włodzimierz Niderhaus passed away
We were very saddened by the news that Włodzimierz Niderhaus, one of the leading Polish film producers, died at the age of 75. Long-time director of the Documentary and Feature Film Studios, 70th anniversary of which we celebrated together in Gdynia during the 44th Polish Film Festival.
A different date for the 45th Polish Film Festival?
The organization of the 45th Polish Film Festival in September 2020 is becoming less and less realistic. The Organizing Committee will decide on the new date of the event at the meeting scheduled for June 2.