​​Casa del Lector of Madrid on March 12th, hosted the book presentation of The Double Life of Krzysztof Kieślowski,

organized by the Polish Institute of Culture and followed by a roundtable on the life and work of the director,

in which participated critics, collaborators and researchers of cinema, adn the screening of the documentary 

Krzysztof Kieślowski: I am so so (K. Wierzbicki, 1995).

Wanda Vision and Cameo have commemorated the filmmaker with the special Blu-ray edition of the trilogy Three Colors, by Krzysztof Kieślowski, which includes extra features and a booklet with texts written by Fernando Lara and Joanna Bardzinska.


Cine Doré, Madrid

The series is organized by Ava Arts Foundation and the Instituto Polaco de Cultura in Madrid, in collaboration with the Filmoteca Española and cinematheques of different autonomous communities of Spain. Reviewed and recommended by the magazine Caimán. Cuadernos de cine and the TV program Días de cine producing a feature about the series:


Cine Polaco Contemporáneo is a film series created to bring the Spanish audience and Polish contemporary cinema together by showcasing Polish filmmakers inaccessible to Spain’s commercial theaters.  Between November 2015 to June of 2016, the series visits 10 Spanish cities screening a selection of 8 feature films from Poland’s most recent productions.

For film information and series program, visit:  www.cinepolaco.es 
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Ava Arts Foundation has collaborated on events organized in Spain to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Krzysztof Kieslowski’s passing. On March 10th, 19th, 20th Cineteca of Madrid celebrated three documentary sessions with films by and about the Polish director. The inauguration of the event was organized along side the series

Los imprescindibles de Caimán, with the presence of the director’s cinematographer Witold Stok.


In September of 2015, the first collective book in Spanish on one of Poland’s most distinguish filmmakers: The Double Life of Krzysztof Kieślowski, was published by Filmoteca Vasca and Donostia Kultura. This monograph not only looks to fill the gap of his bibliography in Spain, but also conjugates different visions from current Spanish and Polish critics regarding Kieślowski's work. The book is composed by articles written by Spanish and Polish experts, as well as texts by Kieślowski (published for the first time in Spanish) and a prologue by Agnieszka Holland. This book is curated by Joanna Bardzińska.

Opening night of the latest edition of Cine Polaco Contemporáneo took place on November 24th at Cine Doré in Madrid, home of the Filmoteca Española. The featured film chosen to open the series was  Body/Ciało, awarded

the Silver Bear in the latest Berlin Film Festival (currently, the only film in the series with Spanish distribution).