Play Poland Film Festival begins this week

Largest of its type in Britain begins with Birmingham.


Friday 4th October sees the launch of the Play Poland Film festival at the MAC arts centre in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham.

The festival, now in its third year, is brought to Birmingham by the Polish Expats Association. It is the largest mobile film event in Britain, created by Polish Art Europe, and aims to present and promote contemporary Polish cinema. It will be showing from October until December in several different British cities as well as internationally in Oslo, Ottawa and Shanghai. In Birmingham films will be screened every Friday evening from 4th till 25th October at the mac and a special screening will also take place at Ort Cafe.

Visitors will have the opportunity to see the most outstanding films (both short – and feature films) created recently in Poland. As always, the Play Poland screenings will be accompanied by an exhibition of Polish film posters.


4th October 2013, 8:15 pm, mac, tickets: £7, concessions £5

Siberian Exile („Syberiada Polska”) by Janusz Zaorski, 2013, 125’, age 12+

11th October 2013, 8.15 pm, mac, tickets:£7, concessions £5

Shameless (“Bez wstydu”) by Filip Marczewski, 2011, 105’, age16+

17th October 2013, 7pm, ORT Cafe, tickets £3

ORT Cafe, 500 Moseley Rd, Birmingham, B12 9AH:

Special screenings – the information will be confirmed soon

18th October 2013, 8 pm, mac, tickets:£ 7, concessions £5

Three Sisters T („Trzy siostry T”) by Maciej Kowalewski, 2012, 85’, age 16+

25th October 2013, 8 pm, mac, tickets: £7, concessions £5

In a Bedroom („W sypialni”) by Tomasz Wasilewski, 2012, 80’, age 18+