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    We tend our celluloid tapes – we moisten, clean and preserve them. We store gems of the Polish and world cinematography in our archives, wipe dust off of them and give them new lives. And we make DVDs, books and magazines available to the public in the Multimedia Library of the Silesian Archive on daily basis. Completely free of charge!

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    You need to see the Rialto, the Swiatowid, the Kosmos, the Janosik and the Baltic. In each and every one of them, you will meet open-minded and friendly people – they are the ones who select movies for screening, never boring ones… but nothing to pamper you either! In our theatres you are supposed to think!

    And the ambience…!

    We run arts movie theatres
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    Are you looking for a dash of greatness (instead of slapdash)? So we may well try and look for it together. Apply for financial support to the Silesian Film Fund or get in touch with the Silesia Film Commission – we have the best contacts!

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7 January 2019 / Events , Festivals and reviews

2019. A YEAR WITH KAZIMIERZ KUTZ at the Silesia Film Institute

The Silesia Film Institute announces the event series A YEAR WITH KAZIMIERZ KUTZ, the most important part of which will be a retrospective of the director’s films. The program includes 19 titles, which will be screened for viewers throughout the current year. Silesia Film is the only institution to organize such a wide review of Kazimierz Kutz’s filmography. The first film, “Cross of Valor”, will be screened on January 17. All films will be shown at the Kosmos Cinema in Katowice.
1 October 2018 / Events , Our films

“Cold War” by Paweł Pawlikowski, funded by the Silesian Film Fund, is Poland’s Oscar candidate!

On September 24, the Oscar Committee chaired by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek unanimously chose Paweł Pawlikowski’s film “Cold War” as the Polish candidate for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
5 September 2018 / Other

Rialto Cinema nominated for the PISF awards

The Polish Film Institute announced the list of nominees for the 11th edition of its awards, dedicated to rewarding exceptional efforts in promoting and propagating Polish cinema and enabling easier access to Polish films. The Rialto Cinema in Katowice received a nomination in the Cinema category.
17 July 2018 / Events , Our films

“I Will Find You” – the Silesian premiere featuring the film’s creators in the Światowid Cinema

On Monday, July 23 at 7.00 pm, the Silesian premiere of the film I Will Find You directed by the brilliant documentary filmmaker Beata Dzianowicz will take place in the Światowid Cinema. The screening will be honored by guest appearances, including by the film’s director and stars – Michał Żurawski and Dariusz Chojnacki.
12 April 2018

A Silesian accent at Cannes. Paweł Pawlikowski’s „Cold War” in the official selection

Paweł Pawlikowski’s COLD WAR is part of the official selection of this year’s Cannes film competitions. We are happy to have co-funded this production. As you may recall, part of the film was filmed in the Silesian voivodeship in Rudy Raciborskie. Now, we await the Silesian premiere.