Polish Film Festival in Singapore


The 4th edition of the Polish Festival in Singapore PolandSHIOK and 2nd Polish Film Festival in Singapore opened officially with a premiere of “Corpus Christi” – 2020 Academy Award Nominee by Jan Komasa, screened at The Projector Cinema on 2nd September. The movie audience was welcomed by Ambassador of Poland to Singapore Magdalena Bogdziewicz who in her video message touched upon the achievements of Polish cinematography and creative industries, highlighting an image of Poland as a modern country with a rich cultural, educational and business offer.


About the festival programme, Ambassador said “This year, marked by COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns that confined us at home, we learned to resort to culture to find solace, distraction and entertainment. Our selection focuses on family and universal human values, society and crossing cultural barriers.” The festival consisted of the theatrical release of Corpus Christi and two movies on demand: The Taste of Pho directed by Mariko Bobrik and These Daughters of Mine by Kinga Dębska hosted on The Projector Plus streaming platform.