Gdynia Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Gdynia Film Festival

SINCE: 1974

WHERE: Gdynia, Poland


Polish Film Festival Gdynia is one of the oldest film events in Europe which promotes the Polish cinematography on such a wide scale. It exists since 1974; until 1986, PFFF was organized in Gdańsk; then Gdynia became its venue, and the Danuta Baduszkowa Musical Theatre became the Festival Centre.

Each year, the PFF audience can familiarize themselves with the most recent Polish productions; very often they are the first ones to do so. The most interesting Polish films, premieres, debuts and international film festivals’ prizewinners compete for the Golden Lions and Silver Lions as well as a number of individual awards.

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DEMON Director Marcin Wrona Dies While Attending Film Festival

DEMON Director Marcin Wrona Dies While Attending Film Festival

Polish director Marcin Wrona was found dead in his hotel room on Friday night, while attending the Gdynia Film Festival in the Baltic city of Gdynia for the Polish premiere of his latest movie Demon. He was 42. “Demon” made its world premiere last week at the Toronto International Film Festival, A police spokesman in Gdynia, Michal Rusak, said police found the body of a 42-year-old man, whom he did not identify, at a hotel in Gdynia. The […]