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Ola Salwa


155 articles available in total starting from 21/03/2017. Last article published on 21/10/2020.

Maciej Bochniak • Director of Magnesia

Interview: Maciej Bochniak • Director of Magnesia

“I’m a self-taught director; my university was the cinema”

We talked to Maciej Bochniak about his Polish-set western Magnesia, which stars Dawid Ogrodnik and Mateusz Kościukiewicz, among others  

21/10 | Warsaw 2020

18 Kilohertz is a winning frequency at the Warsaw Film Festival

18 Kilohertz is a winning frequency at the Warsaw Film Festival

The Polish gathering came to a successful close amidst intensifying COVID-19 restrictions, with Farkhat Sharipov's Kazakh film coming out on top  

19/10 | Warsaw 2020 | Awards

Kids Kino.Lab accepting applications for its 2021 edition until 23 October

Kids Kino.Lab accepting applications for its 2021 edition until 23 October

The European script development programme is dedicated to films and series aimed at young audiences  

16/10 | Industry | Market | Poland

Review: Magnesia

Review: Magnesia

Premiering at the Warsaw Film Festival, Maciej Bochniak's attempt to make a western inspired by both the spaghetti western and Tarantino’s take on the genre is only half successful  

16/10 | Warsaw 2020

Piotr Domalewski  • Director of I Never Cry

Interview: Piotr Domalewski • Director of I Never Cry

“I don’t really pick a subject or a story; I focus on a theme”

Cineuropa talked to Piotr Domalewski, whose sophomore film, I Never Cry, was presented in San Sebastián’s New Directors section and was released in his native Poland in late September  

06/10 | San Sebastián 2020 | New Directors

Review: I Never Cry

Review: I Never Cry

Piotr Domalewski’s second film investigates an experience common to thousands, if not millions, of Poles in a manner that would make Ken Loach proud  

28/09 | San Sebastián 2020 | New Directors

Review: Once upon a Time in Poland

Review: Once upon a Time in Poland

Directors Vít Klusák and Filip Remunda check out shades of Polish Catholicism in this funny, and only slightly disturbing, documentary that premiered at the 17th Millennium Docs Against Gravity  

14/09 | Millennium Docs Against Gravity 2020

Artur Liebhart • Director, Millennium Docs Against Gravity

Interview: Artur Liebhart • Director, Millennium Docs Against Gravity

“Since day one, we didn’t want to be just one more dot on the industry map; we wanted to invest mainly in audience development”

We talked to Artur Liebhart about this year’s edition of Millennium Docs Against Gravity, taking place across several cities in Poland  

11/09 | Millennium Docs Against Gravity 2020

The 17th Millennium Docs Against Gravity homes in on documentary hits

The 17th Millennium Docs Against Gravity homes in on documentary hits

One of the biggest documentary festivals in Poland is unspooling from 4-13 September in seven Polish cities, while the programme will move online from 19 September  

10/09 | Millennium Docs Against Gravity 2020

Oscar-nominated Loving Vincent director Dorota Kobiela shooting The Peasants

Oscar-nominated Loving Vincent director Dorota Kobiela shooting The Peasants

The Polish director is working on a new, hand-painted animation, based on the novel of the same name by Nobel Prize-winning author Władysław Reymont  

01/09 | Production | Funding | Poland

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