POLISH FILM FESTIVAL IN PERTH proudly presents its 4th edition taking place from 6 to 24 September 2018 with an additional special event on 25 October 2018. The 2018 Festival will feature a selection of award-winning titles and audience favourites, comprising of a variety of film genres to show the vast spectrum of contemporary Polish cinema.
Kicking off with the unquestionable winner of the 2018 Eagles Awards (Polish Oscars) that won an astonishing 10 out of 11 nominated categories including Best Film, Audience Award, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Discovery of the Year. SILENT NIGHT by Piotr Domalewski is a Christmas-time family drama infused with black humour with exceptional performances by Dawid Ogrodnik (Life Feels Good – PFFP 2015) and Arkadiusz Jakubik (Carte Blanche – PFFP 2015).
Highlights of 2018 program also include:
Winner of the Golden Goblet for Best Director at the Shanghai International Film Festival 2017 and the Silver Lions for Best Film at the 2016 Gdynia Film Festival, I’M A KILLER by Maciej Pieprzyca, the director of the internationally awarded Life Feels Good. Inspired by the true story, it is a fascinating psychological thriller that flawlessly combines elements of comedy, drama and gripping murder investigation.
Awarded the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at 2018 Berlin Film Festival - MUG, by the acclaimed director Małgorzata Szumowska.
BIRDS ARE SINGING IN KIGALI - the multi-award winning last feature film of the highly successful husband and wife duo of Joanna Kos Krauze and the late Krzysztof Krauze set in Rwanda and in Poland. It’s a bittersweet story about recovering from trauma after miraculously surviving the hell of genocide, witnessed by two women: Anna, a Polish ornithologist working in Africa and Claudine, a Tutsi woman rescued by Anna.
The year 2018 marks an important event in Polish history - the centenary of Poland regaining its independence after 123 years of foreign rule, which is going to be celebrated with a special screening on 25 October of soon to be released in Poland SQUADRON 303. The film tells the thrilling story of the celebrated Polish 303 "Kościuszko" Squadron and their heroic fight for a free Europe alongside RAF pilots in the Battle of Britain.
All films screen with English subtitles. The full program will be available at polishfilmfestival.org.
Each film will screen only once, so don’t miss your chance and book your tickets early!
SILENT NIGHT (Opening Night) is $35 (no Concessions)
All other films are $20 adult and $18 Concession
5 Movie Pass is $80 and it excludes special screenings (SILENT NIGHT, SQUADRON 303)
5 Movie Pass is sold with the same conditions as most multi passes, a person must select five different films screening between 9 and 24 Sept. Not available online, can only be purchased at the boxoffice.
Tickets on sale and online