All titles for the main industry event at the T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival have been announced.
Polish Days focusses on the presentation of the latest Polish films to the industry in a series of closed screenings. This year’s edition will run from July 24-26.
Around 200 sales agents, distributors, producers, TV buyers and festival programmers will be given access to six new Polish films, nine works in progress and 12 pitches of projects in development.
- Papusza by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze
- Floating Skyscrapers by Tomasz Wasilewski
- The Man Who Made Angels Fly by Wiktoria Szymańska
- Six Degrees by Bartosz Dombrowski
- Caged Swallow by Bartosz Warwas
- Warsaw Stories by Maciej Cuske, Kacper Lisowski, Nenad Mikovic and Mateusz Rakowicz.
Works in progress
- Nude Area: Love In 15 Fragments by Urszula Antoniak
- The Mighty Angel by Wojciech Smarzowski
- Red Spider by Marcin Koszałka
- Jack Strong by Władysław Pasikowski
- The Photographer by Waldemar Krzystek
- Little Crushes by Irek Grzyb and Aleksandra Gowin
- Kebab & Horoscope by Grzegorz Jaroszuk
- Hardkor Disko by Krzysztof Skonieczny
- Performer by Łukasz Ronduda and Maciej Sobieszczański.
Among the 12 new film projects that will be pitched to a group of international professionals are new films by Jan Komasa (Warsaw44), Paweł Borowski (Wooma), Ryszard Bugajski (The Butler) and Marcin Wrona (Lovesong).
Other films include:
- All the Animals With You by Anna Wieczur-Bluszcz
- 82 by Grzegorz Pacek
- The Erlprince by Kuba Czekaj
- Heart Core by Grzegorz Korczak
- Roman and Rose by Julia Kowalski
- Budapest Diaries by Rafał Kapeliński
- I, Olga Hepnarova by Petr Kazda and Tomas Weinreb
- Love Express. The Strange Case of Walerian Borowczyk by Kuba Mikurda.
Among the attending industry guests, there are sales agents, such as Films Boutique, Level K, Memento, MK2, Trust Nordisk, Intramovies, Urban Distribution, Wide Management, Sixpack and New Europe Film Sales, distributors: Wild Bunch Aero Films, EYE Film Institute Netherlands, Gutek Film, Imagine, Just, Kino Świat and Metrodome.
Confirmed TV buyers include Canal+, Polsat and TVP.
Festival programmers from Busan, Semaine de la Critique, Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, Tribeca, SXSW, Thessaloniki, Hamburg, Gothenburg, Hong Kong, Cottbus, Go East Wiesbaden, Istanbul, Munich, Seattle, Stockholm and Transilvania will also participate. Berlinale will be represented by Dieter Kosslick, Nikolai Nikitin, Christoph Terhechte (Forum) and Florian Weghorn (Generation).