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Polish Film Festival gets started in Capital

The 8th Polish Film Festival will run in Bucharest and Chisinau, Nov 2-10.

“At the beginning of November, the Polish Film Festival will be seen in a new formula: seven of the most interesting Polish films of the last year along with seven most representative Polish cinematic productions.“Every day of the festival viewers will have the opportunity to discover the link between classical and modern in Polish cinematography,” according to the official page of the Polish Cultural Institute.The program includes, among others the following films: ‘In Darkness’ directed by Agnieszka Holland, an Academy Award 2012 for Best Foreign Language Film nominee;  ‘Roza’ by Wojtek Smarzowski, winner of the Golden Eagle Best Film Polish Film Academy Award 2012 and of the Grand Prize at the Central-European Film Festival Medias, 2012, and “Suicide Room”, Jan Komasa, a film much praised by critics and viewers alike. Bucharest film lovers will have the opportunity to learn about today’s Poland also through the lenses of debutant directors Leszek Dawid (‘Ki’), Polish-born French director Rafael Lewandowski (‘The Mole’) and Greg Zglinski (‘Courage’), who was raised and educated in Switzerland. The films will be shown at Bucharest’s Cinema Studio and the “Horia Bernea” Studio at the Romanian Peasant Museum, and at the Gaudeamus Cinema House in Chisinau. All the films will be shown with Romanian subtitles. Discount tickets cost RON 7, regular price, RON 10. A 4-film pass at Cinema Studio costs RON 28. At Cinema Gaudeamus in Chisinau, admission is free.The event is organized by the Polish Institute in Bucharest, in partnership with the Romanian Peasant National Museum and with support from the Polish Film Institute in Warsaw.

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