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KRAKOW: A Polish court has decided that the US claim to extradite Roman Polański from Poland is unwarranted. The decision, which is not legally binding, was announced on 30 October 2015. The prosecutor's office can appeal the ruling.
JIHLAVA: Vitaly Mansky’s documentary about life in South Korea seen through the life of a Korean family and their young daughter, Under the Sun, won the best film in the Between the Seas competition of films from Central and Eastern Europe at the 19th Jihlava IDFF’s closing ceremony on 31 October 2015.
JIHLAVA: The decision by the jury of the Czech national documentary competition Czech Joy at the 19th Jihlava IDFF which concluded on 1 November 2015 echoed hints of a problem in Czech documentary production.
WARSAW: The new Director of Polish Film Institute Magdalena Sroka said that Poland needs film tax incentives and added that she plans to introduce a financial model to encourage business funding for films.
WARSAW: The Supervisory Board of Polish public broadcaster TVP accepted a series of structural changes introduced by new President Janusz Daszczyński.
VIENNA: Austria is considering a bilateral coproduction agreement with Cyprus.
BYDGOSZCZ: Fifteen international productions will screen in the Main Competition of the 23rd International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, Camerimage.