27.04.2016 - 30.04.2016 Events, Film

The 12th Annual New York Polish Film Festival

Presented by The New York Polish Film Festival
The Embassy of the Republic of Poland
The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York
and The Polish Cultural Institute New York

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 – Saturday, April 30, 2016

Anthology Film Archives
32 2nd Ave, New York

Tickets: Opening Night: $25 / students $20
Other screenings: $20 / students $15
Festival Pass for all films: $90
This year’s edition of the New York Polish Film Festival will showcase thirteen feature and documentary films at the legendary Anthology Film Archives. Aside from presenting the newest Polish productions, the festival will also honor the 20th anniversary of Krzysztof Kieslowski‘s death by presenting two of his masterpieces – Blind Chance and Double Life of Veronique

The opening night will include screenings of Julia Kowalski‘s feature debut Raging Rose, selected for 2015 Cannes festival’s ACID section and Malgorzata Szumowska‘s Body, a winner of the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2015 Berlinale.

Other films screened will include The Here After, by Sweden-born, Poland-trained Magnus Von Horn, a drama about the aftermath of a crime committed by a teen; 11 minutes, a thriller by Jerzy Skolimowski taking place in Warsaw over the course of 11 minutes, and Michal Szczerbic‘s Righteous, the story of a six-year-old girl caught up in the mayhem of World War II.

The festival will end with Kinga Debska‘s dramatic comedy These Daughters of Mine, winner of the Audience Award at the Gdynia Film Festival and one of the biggest Polish blockbusters of 2015.

The New York Polish Film Festival was founded in 2005 by Hanna Kosinska Hartowicz, who also serves as its director. Hartowicz worked on many feature films including the critically acclaimed Interrogation by Ryszard Bugajski. This year’s festival will take place under the honorary patronage of Oscar-winning director, Andrzej Wajda and the European Film Academy.


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