I’m not interested in what people say
“My protagonist has this thing where she needs to control everything around her. It’s a disease of affluence we all get. In my personal life, I’m trying to keep my ambition in check and not strive for control. My career is a type of personal development for me.” – says Jagoda Szelc, the writer and director of “Tower. A Bright Day”. Interview by Tomasz Kolankiewicz.
Art Trumps Love
He’s an established artist, she is taking her first steps in the art world. “A Heart of Love” by Łukasz Ronduda is the story of Wojtek Bąkowski and Zuzanna Bartoszek. It’s a melodrama that weaves together fictional and documentary elements. “They both turn their tribulations in love and life into art – her installations and his performances. It’s just a question of who uses it first,” said the director at the premiere of his latest film.
That Had to Be Shown
Andrzej Jakimowski talks about his new film "Once Upon a Time in November" with Magdalena Żakowska
EFA Protests Against Dismissal of PFI Director
EFA Protests Against Dismissal of PFI Director Magdalena Sroka. Open letter to the Minister of Culture and National Heritage
“A Heart of Love” trailer came out today
Considering “A Heart of Love’s” excellent reception at the Rotterdam and Berlin festivals, we might go so far as to say that this modest yet mesmerizing picture will do better abroad this year than high-budget Polish productions. The film will premiere in Poland on December, 1.
Enlightenment Through Hell
A determined missionary on the last pagan island. What will prove stronger? New faith or old traditions? Bartosz Konopka is wrapping up shooting for his latest film “Krew Boga” – a story about faith and doubt, silence and dialogue. “Everything about this project is extreme”, claims the director.
Kantor wasn’t a nice guy
Director Jan Hryniak needs just two more shooting days to finish "Kantor. I'll never come back..." and he's been fighting for them for over 18 months now. “I'm making a film about an uncompromising artist; I'd see any concessions as an artistic failure,” Hryniak says.
Hostages to ideals
Robert Gliński's "Be Prepared" premieres on September 21 at the Polish Film Festiwal in Gdynia. The director discusses his film with Anna Rączkowska.