2015

11th New York-Polish Film Festival | May 1-3 & 12, 2015

The New York Polish Film Festival was founded in 2005 by Festival Director Hanna Kosińska Hartowicz

Honorary Patrons:
Andrzej Wajda – Film Director
Consulate General of Republic of Poland in NY
Urszula Gacek – Consul General

Official Festival Sponsor :
ZYWIEC BEER
Bogdan Pajor – President, Amtec Int’l
Ms. Beata Wiącek – Vice President, Amtec Int’l

The New York Polish Film Festival gratefully acknowledge
support of our Partners, Sponsors and Supporters

Zywiec Polish Beer
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York
Polish and Slavic Federal Credit Union
Sigmund A. Rolat

2015 JURY MEMBERS
Izabela Kalinowska – prof. Stony Brook University –  Head of Jury
Janine Kijner – Poet, Writer
Elzbieta Matynia  – Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies, The New School for Social Research
Sheila Skaff – NYU University
Andrzej Dobrowolski – Journalist, New York Correspondent for the Polish Press Agency
Vladek Juszkiewicz  – Director of Polish Film Festival Los Angeles
Kasia Kruk – Filmmaker
Tomasz Tomaszewski – Graphic Designer

Media and Advertising Sponsors:
Super Express US
Polish Daily News – Nowy Dziennik
Kurier Plus
Polska Gazeta
Tygodnik PLUS
Polski Partner
Radio Rampa
Village Voice
GREENPOINTPL.com

Additional thanks to
Professor Dr. Annette Insdorf, Director of Undergraduate Film Studies at Columbia University
Vice Consul ALICJA TUNK
John Mhiripiri – dir Anthology Film Archives, Isaak Zablocki – dir Film Program , JCC Manhattan
Fundacja Polskie Centrum Audiowizualne
Monika Markowicz
Goga Chelkowski
Tomasz Tomaszewski
Dr. Magda Kapuścińska – President, Józef Piłsudski Institute of America

Production & Creative Crew
FILMART Productions
Hanna Kosińska Hartowicz
Programming, Executive and Artistic Director
Natalia Olbiński – Poster Design
Ewa Lyczewska – Public Relation
Swava Launay – Public Relation
Tomasz Tomaszewski – Web Design
Coordinators:
Dorota Krimmer
Dominika Majewska
Angelica Podola
Anna Spiewak
Zywiec & Zbigniew Solarz – Printing

And the generous, hard-working NYPFF Volunteers!!!

2014 AWARDS

10th New York-Polish Film Festival | May 7-11, 2014

Honorable Mention

Director Krzysztof Lukaszewicz for film “Viva Belarus!”
For tackling the important subject of the dictatorship in Belarus.

Viewer’s Choice Award for Best Film

to film “Papusza”directed by Joanna Kos-Krauze & Krzysztof Krauze

Jury Award for Best Cinematography

to Krzysztof Ptak & Wojciech Staron for “Papusza”
directed by Joanna Kos-Krauze & Krzysztof Krauze

Jury Award for Best Production Design

to Andrzej Halinski for “The Girl from the Wardrobe”
directed by Bodo Kox

Honorable Mention for Best Acting Debut

to Magdalena Rozanska for role in “The Girl from the Wardrobe”
directed by Bodo Kox

Honorable Mention for Best Acting Debut

to Michal Urbaniak for role in “My Father’s Bike”
directed by Piotr Trzaskalski

The Elzbieta Czyszewska Award in the Best Acting Category

to Dawid Ogrodnik in “Life Feels Good”
For his incredible performance of a man inflicted with Cerebral Palsy.

The Krzysztof Kieslowski Award “Beyond Borders” for Best Film

to “Life Feels Good”directed by Maciej Pieprzyca
For its deep humanity, astute observation, and artistic courage, worthy of the patron of this award.

Jury comprised of:

Grazyna Drabik – Theater Critic
Danuta Ryder – Designer
Sylvia Hartowicz – PhD Psychology
Tomasz Magierski – Filmmaker
and Andrzej Krakowski – Film Professor, CUNY