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The film is a short journey of its main hero, who tells a story about erotic fascinations of his parents. Colorful adventures and nostalgic observations create a picture of a family, which experiences its ups and downs.
PREMIERE: 25/12/2014

A film about the acclaimed cardiothoracic surgeon Zbigniew Religa, who did the first successful heart transplant in Poland in 1985.

PREMIERE: 10/10/2014

 

A story of young Varsovians full of life and passion. They live their lives as if each day was to be their last. 
PREMIERE: 19/09/2014

 

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Meet the Polish Film Institute

How does the Polish Film Institute work?

How does the Polish Film Institute work?

See the infographic illustrating the budget of the Polish Film Institute and the types of activities financed using subsidies from the Polish Film Institute.

How does the Polish Film Institute finance film production?

How does the Polish Film Institute finance film production?

See the infographic illustrating the system of financing film production within the Operational Programmes of the Polish Film Institute.

The Polish Film Institute Does Not Spend Tax-Payer Money

The Polish Film Institute Does Not Spend Tax-Payer Money

Funding from the Polish Film Institute for supporting film production does not come from tax-payer money. Based on Article 19 of the Act on Cinematography, the Polish Film Institute's funds for film support is financed by cinema operators, film distributors, broadcasters, digital platforms, and cable television operators.

The PFI Works to Digitize Cinemas

The PFI Works to Digitize Cinemas

In 2011, the PFI launched a programme aimed at converting Polish cinemas to digital technology. The project focuses on financial support for local art-house cinemas that could not otherwise afford to purchase digital projection equipment. Cinemas can apply for up to 50% of total purchase costs. Thanks to the involvement of the Polish Film Institute, over 110 cinemas have received financial support to date. These cinemas now form the Polish Digital Cinemas Network.

Educational Programmes

Educational Programmes

The Polish Film Institute runs two complementary educational programmes: the School Film Archive, active for the past five years in over 14,000 schools, and the Academy of Polish Film, aimed at college students and organized in five cities. Both programmes present an innovative approach to teaching, feature a variety of topics on the history of Polish cinema, and offer an opportunity to experience the art of auteur cinema.

Agnieszka Odorowicz

Agnieszka Odorowicz

General Director of the Polish Film Institute since its launch; elected to the position in competition in 2005 and again in 2010. Odorowicz co-authored the Act on Cinematography, which created a basis for today's stable system of financing film production in Poland. Previously secretary of state at the Ministry of Culture, responsible for legal, economic and European affairs, including copyrights, the media, and structural funds.

RSS Trailery

Trailer: Warsaw 44

Rafael and Natasha try living together in Abkhazia
A film about meeting of people who dislike following trails set by others.
A film about the career of cardiothoracic surgeon Zbigniew Religa.