Accompanying Events

Exhibition of sculptures by Rafał Olbiński

The interiors of the Hotel Gdynia (now Mercure Gdynia Centre), inextricably linked to the Festival, will host an exhibition of Rafał Olbiński’s sculptures inspired by his iconic posters and paintings. Guests of the hotel lobby can immerse themselves in the surprising world of imagination of one of Poland’s most eminent artists. Rafał Olbiński’s works have been is associated with the performing arts almost from the beginning of his career. Olbiński...
Exhibition of sculptures by Rafał Olbiński

Meetings around books at the 47th PFF

As many as 12 meetings around book will be held at the 47th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. Join us for the conversations with the authors and editors of the following titles: Paweł Biliński, Kinematograf o sobie. Autotematyzm w polskim filmie fabularnym, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego, 2021 The first monograph of autothematic tropes in Polish cinema. The author refers to the most important theoretical and historical findings and traces the development...
Meetings around books at the 47th PFF

Film Screenings with Audio Description and Subtitles

For years, Polish Film Festival has been a disabled-friendly cultural event. As usual, two films from the Main Competition are presented using techniques that enable the blind, visually-impaired, deaf and hard-of-hearing to participate in screenings. Through additional verbal commentary, the audio description makes it possible for the blind to become recipients of visual arts, theatre plays and films. In  audio description, significant visual information, such as body language, facial expressions,...
Film Screenings with Audio Description and Subtitles

Krakow Film Festival Catching Waves: The Hamlet Syndrome

As part of this year’s co-operation between the Polish Film Festival and the Krakow Film Festival, we would like to invite you to the screening of The Hamlet Syndrome directed by: Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosołowski. The words “to be or not to be” change their meaning in wartime. A few months before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a group of young people rehearsed a play in which Shakespeare voices their...
Krakow Film Festival Catching Waves: The Hamlet Syndrome