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.
The new Artistic Director of the Polish Film Festival has been chosen
Tomasz Kolankiewicz is to become the Artistic Director of the Polish Film Festival. Film expert and film historian won the contest announced by the Organizing Committee of the Polish Film Festival.
Nespresso Talents. New deadline for submitting films to the competition
The deadline for submitting films for the Nespresso Talents international film competition has been extended to May 31. The slogan of the fifth edition is Virtuous Circles and is interpreted as circles of good. Jury members – Małgorzata Kożuchowska, Kinga Dębska, Anna Zoll and Łukasz Maciejewski – argue that the topic offers many interpretative possibilities.
Maciej Kosycarz passed away
We were devastated when we received the news about the death of the Tri-City photojournalist and publisher, Maciej Kosycarz, the creator of the Kosycarz Foto Press KFP Photo Agency. Maciej died on March 26, 2020 after a serious illness. He would turn 56 on April 20
Contest for the Artistic Director of the Polish Film Festival announced
The organizers of the Polish Feature Film Festival in Gdynia are waiting for applications for the position of Artistic Director until April 16, 2020.