Polish Film Industry Rocks Berlin’s Homebase
Courtesy of Marcin Oliva Soto

From left: Tomasz Tyndyk, Tomasz Wasilewski, Agnieszka Holland, Magdalena Sroka

On Friday, the Polish Party, hosted by the Polish Film Institute and Film Commission Poland, drew directors Tomasz Wasilewski, whose “United States of Love” is in Berlin Competition, Malgoska Szumowska, who won the Berlinale Silver Bear for best director last year with “Body” and serves on the festival’s international jury this year, and Agnieszka Holland, Ewa Puszczynska, the producer of Oscar winner “Ida,” Karel Och, head of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Eurimages chief Roberto Olla, and hundreds of other guests, many of whom were dancing into the early hours of the morning.

Magdalena Sroka, the chief of the Polish Film Institute, and Tomasz Dabrowski, head of Film Commission Poland, hosted the evening. Variety was the media partner.

Roberto Olla of Eurimages, Izabela Kiszka-Hoflik of Polish Film Institute, Tomasz Dabrowski of Film Commission Poland, Johannes Rexin of Heimat Film

Nikolaj Nikitin of the Berlinale, Magdalena Sroka of the Polish Film Institute, and make-up artist Waldemar Pokoromski

Director Malgoska Szumowska and Ewa Puszczynska, the producer of ‘Ida’

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