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Hunger Wins Top Prize at ERA New Horizons International Film Festival

HUNGER, multiple-award-winning film debut of the famous visual artist Steve McQueen, has won the Grand Prix (20 000 €) of NEW HORIZONS International Competition. The festival’s highest honour was awarded by the international jury. HUNGER also took home the Film Critics … Continue reading

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The Swedish Invasion of Poland

   First, a little history……..In the 17th century, Sweden waged a series of invasions against Poland which included a five year occupation known in Polish as Potop Szwedzki, “the Swedish Deluge”. The Poles successfully drove back the Swedish invaders in … Continue reading

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New Swedish Cinema At The ERA New Horizons International Film Festival

The ERA New Horizons International Film Festival, taking place this week in Wroclaw, Poland is shining the spotlight on contemporary Swedish cinema in the program Kino Szwecji: Cinema of Sweden, which is introducing Polish audiences to a new generation of film talents.

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Screaming in Silence: Guy Maddin

The Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin is the subject of a Festival Retrospective at the 9th edition of the ERA New Horizons International Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland this week. His magnum opus BRAIN UPON THE BRAIN was presented last evening at the … Continue reading

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Exploring Wroclaw, Poland

To the untrained ear, Wroclaw, Poland, the site of the ERA NEW HORIZONS International Film Festival which begins next week, is generally mispronounced as “ro-claw”. I’ve been learning to offer the correct pronunciation, which is more like “rotz-vav”. The former … Continue reading

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