Polish Film Awards Eagles

(Polskie Nagrody Filmowe "ORŁY")
   Annual film awards granted since 1999 by the members of the Polish Film Academy (Polska Akademia Filmowa). Similar to the American Academy Awards, Polish films are awarded in fifteen categories. The winners in the Best Film category have been so far: The History of Cinema Theater in Popielawy (Jan Jakub Kolski, 1999), Debt (Krzysztof Krauze, 2000), Life as a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (Krzysztof Zanussi, 2001), Hi, Tereska (Robert Gliński, 2002), The Pianist (Roman Polański, 2003), Squint your Eyes (Zmruz oczy, Andrzej Jakimowski, 2004), and The Wedding (Wesele, Wojciech Smarzowski, 2005). Every year the Polish Film Academy members also select the Best European Film shown on Polish screens and present the Lifetime Achievement award. The list of the Lifetime Achievement recipients includes Tadeusz Konwicki, Stanisław Różewicz, Andrzej Wajda, Wojciech J. Has, Roman Polański, Kazimierz Kutz, Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Jerzy Hoffman, and Witold Sobociński.
   Historical Dictionary of Polish Cinema by Marek Haltof

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