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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • NEWS 2006-2010

  • On the 21st of November 2007, in the Cinema Odysée in Strasbourg, the 16th  Annual  Review of Polish Movies was inaugurated (Quinzaine du Cinéma Polonais). It is the only periodic event in France which promotes the Polish cinematography. During the sixteen years, Odysée has already projected about 160 Polish movies.

    The festival was organized by the Cinema Odysée and the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the Council of Europe. Furthermore, it was supported by the Polish partners: Studio of Polish Films Tor and The National Film Archive. The Review has also received the financial support from the Polish Film Institute.

    The 16th Annual Review of Polish Movies presents recent productions, which have gained the sympathy of the Polish audience. The festival was inaugurated with the "Saviour's Square" by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze. Moreover, within the next two weeks, up to the 5th of December, the following productions will be presented: The whole winter without fire by Grzegorz Zgliński, Extras by Michał Kwieciński, Jasminum by Jan Jakub Kolski, Canal by Andrzej Wajda, What Sun Has Seen by Michał Rosa and Hope by Stanisław Mucha. During this festival the movie Hope had its French world premiere (in Poland it will be on from March 2008). The projection of the film was followed by a debate on the film and other director's creations. 

    Festival was appreciated by the audience and received a lot of interests as well as positive comments.

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