Source: RE Studio


New projects from I’m A Killer director Maciej Pieprzyca and Tower. A Bright Day. filmmaker Jagoda Szelc are among the 23 titles selected for Polish Days, the industry event for Polish cinema running during New Horizons International Film Festival (July 25-August 4).

The event will take place on July 30 – August 1, with over 200 industry guests expected to attend.

The line-up includes five completed features, eight projects in a works-in-progress presentation and 10 titles in development.

Pieprzyca is attending with works-in-progress title Ikar, a biographical film about the blind 20th century Polish jazz musician Mieczysław Kosz. It is the director’s first film since 2016’s I’m A Killer, which received 10 nominations and two awards at 2017’s Polish Film Awards. 

Szelc’s Delicate Balance Of Terror is in development, and will be her third feature after 2018’s Monument (which featured in Polish Days last year) and 2017 debut Tower. A Bright Day., which debuted in the Berlinale Forum.

Screen is partnering with Polish Days for the first time this year for the Best Pitch award. Screen will follow the winning film thoughout its development, production and release.

Full list of Polish Days films

Completed films

  • Birds’ Talk
    Dir: Xawery Żuławski
  • Taste of Pho
    Dir: Mariko Saga 
  • Corpus Christi
    Dir: Jan Komasa
  • Interior
    Dir: Marek Lechki
  • Marygoround
    Dir: Daria Woszek


  • Cranley Gardens 
    Dir: Rafał Kapeliński 
  • Najmro 
    Dir: Mateusz Rakowicz 
  • Tonia
    Dir: Marcin Bortkiewicz 
  • Broad Peak
    Dir: Leszek Dawid 
  • Escape to the Silver Globe
    Dir: Kuba Mikurda
  • Ikar 
    Dir:Maciej Pieprzyca 
  • Apples
    Dir:Christos Nikou 
  • Sunburned
    Dir: Carolina Hellsgård