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Ola Salwa


144 articles available in total starting from 21/03/2017. Last article published on 04/08/2020.

Piotr Adamski  • Director of Eastern

Interview: Piotr Adamski • Director of Eastern

“I was curious to see if terms such as ‘honorary code’ or ‘vendetta’ were still important and understandable in our contemporary world”

We talked to writer-director Piotr Adamski, whose feature debut, Eastern, has been out in Polish cinemas since 26 June  

04/08 | /Poland

Review: Eastern

Review: Eastern

Girls with guns are rebels with a cause in Piotr Adamski’s feature debut – and that cause is simply to stay alive  

03/08 | Films | Reviews | Poland

Review: xABo: Father Boniecki

Review: xABo: Father Boniecki

Aleksandra Potoczek’s tender documentary about a famous Polish priest, set to be released in local cinemas on 24 July, shows that one shouldn’t lose faith in all churchmen  

24/07 | Films | Reviews | Poland

The Polish Film Institute announces second batch of production grants for 2020

The Polish Film Institute announces second batch of production grants for 2020

Kasia Adamik, Anna Kazejak and Dorota Kędzierzawska are among the directors who are to receive subsidies from the main funding body in Poland  

14/07 | Production | Funding | Poland

Review: Fortunata

Review: Fortunata

Telling the story of a former model who kept Berlusconi entertained and who now promotes pre-marital chastity, Paweł Banasiak’s film is an endearingly cringeworthy premiere at the Krakow Film Festival  

05/06 | Krakow 2020

Marta Habior  • Producer, No Sugar Films

Interview: Marta Habior • Producer, No Sugar Films

“If you don’t travel and you don’t participate in events you lose touch and visibility”

Poland’s Marta Habior, of production company No Sugar Films, has been selected as one of EFP’s 2020 Producers on the Move and she talks to us about it  

14/05 | Producers on the Move 2020

Review: Bad Boy

Review: Bad Boy

Polish hitmaker Patryk Vega’s new film, in which football meets mafia thriller, is out on Netflix in Poland just six weeks after its theatrical release  

30/04 | Films | Reviews | Poland

Review: My Wonderful Wanda

Review: My Wonderful Wanda

Bettina Oberli’s dramedy, which has world-premiered at Tribeca, revolves around a Polish woman who goes to Switzerland and disrupts the dynamics of an affluent family  

29/04 | Tribeca 2020

Jerzy Skolimowski’s new film among ten projects supported by the Polish Film Institute

Jerzy Skolimowski’s new film among ten projects supported by the Polish Film Institute

Oscar-nominated animator Dorota Kobiela, Łukasz Ronduda and Łukasz Grzegorzek have also received grants from the PISF  

28/04 | Production | Funding | Poland

Jonathan Glazer’s new project among the films supported by the Polish Film Institute

Jonathan Glazer’s new project among the films supported by the Polish Film Institute

The PISF has subsidised eight minority co-productions in its first slate of funding for 2020  

02/04 | Production | Funding | Poland/Germany

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