LEGAL CULTURE IN GDYNIA
18 - 23 września
Contest for a spot about honesty in culture Film is the most popular kind of art because to billions of people, it is still as crucial as bread – due to its atmosphere and the fact that each viewer when watching a film is looking for their own face, their own life, problems that touch them personally. The statement by Zbigniew Cybulski became inspiration for the contest for a short film promoting honest use of culture as one of the foundations of functioning in the digital world. The Organizers ar...
THE WORLD SMILE ARCHIVE
18 - 23 września | 10:00 - 20:00
The World Smile Archive has been a part of Polish Film Festival for many years. It’s all about smiles: on posters, of female and male actors, female and male directors, festival audience, but most of all – of children in the city hospital. Actors have their red carpets, Golden Lions, and reporters. Thanks to the Festival, World Smile Archive, and the President of Gdynia Wojciech Szczurek, sick children get their five minutes too. Each year, we visit the city hospital with film stars so that kids, patien...
18 - 23 września | 10:00 - 18:00
A bit of imagination, colour flashlights and long exposure time are enough to create vibrant images and add a pinch of magic to everyday life. Each hand move is captured on a photo as a flashy smudge. The light opens countless possibilities to play with colour: you can paint, write, trace silhouettes, draw animals, people, flowers or even make entire abstract pictures. Join Painting with Light – a unique event whose participants will have a chance to create multicolour photos with colour lights. The team...
SCHOOL FILM ARCHIVE
18 - 22 września | 10:00 - 12:00
School Film Archive is an education programme managed by the National Film Archive – Audiovisual Institute in association with the Polish Film Institute. Its open formula allows leading courses in both curricular and extra-curricular system. During the 42nd PFF, the NFA will organise classes in film and reporting to teach students the ins and outs of journalism: pupils will find out about news structure and stand-up, learn what a prompter is and how to carry out an interview in front of a camera. From the...
PRESS CONFERENCE OF THE “BRAVE ONES WIN” CAMPAIGN, GDYŃSKI MOST NADZIEI
19 września | 11:00 - 11:30
"Brave Ones Win" is the slogan of the socio-educational campaign on the precaution of the testicle cancer, directed to men from 17 to 35 years old, the most endangered. During the press conference, a film spot promoting precaution against cancer by Urszula Morga, the Chairwoman of the Foundation, will be presented.