The City of Wroclaw is situated on the river Odra in lower Silesia. Being Poland’s fourth biggest city, Wroclaw offers plenty of various cultural sights and activities. The City of Wroclaw was announced European Capital of Culture 2016.
The Polish Film Institute was established in 2005 when a new cinematography law was passed by the Polish parliament. It aims to create prolific conditions for Polish film culture, supports all forms of international collaborations and helps restore Polish cinema culture.
The New Horizons Association was established in June 2003, yet it carries 13 years of tradition with its flag event currently known as T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival, which is the biggest film festival in Poland. It also conducts a range of other activities related to the art of cinema, television and music while being involved into organizing art exhibitions, conferences, seminars and assisting individuals and institutions involved in the production, development and distribution of film. Since October 2012 it runs the New Horizons Cinema, which is now successfully transformed into the biggest art-house cinema in Poland.
The Northern Dimension is an initiative in the European Union regarding crossborder politics concerning Nordic countries, Baltic States and Russia. The here involved Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture is an extensive cultural cooperation tool reaching out to cultural operators and creative entrepreneurs throughout the entire Northern Dimension area.
Since 1991 the Foundation for German-Polish Cooperation makes it possible to carry out various projects for German and Polish Co-Organizers. The foundation is based in Warsaw, but all its issues are decided through equal co-determinants of German and Polish bodies.
The International Visegrád Fund is an organization based in Bratislava, founded by the Viségrad group (V4): the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and the Slovak Republic. Its main objective is to promote Viségrad identity and friendship between the countries and neighbors of the V4, and to develop and strengthen mutual ties through joint cultural, artistic, scientific, research and educational projects.
The Federal Foreign Office is the foreign Ministry of the Republic of Germany, a federal agency responsible for both the country’s foreign politics and its relationship with the European Union.
The film and media foundation of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is a film subsidization institute based in Duesseldorf. It supports the film and media industry in NRW or within NRW collaborations both culturally and economically.
The Office of the Media Desk Poland represents the European Union MEDIA Programme since 2002. It organizes training sessions, conferences and seminars with the participation of Polish and international experts, and provides consulting services to companies of the audiovisual sector.
The Goethe-Institut is a non-profit German cultural association operating worldwide in promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural relations. The Goethe-Institut fosters knowledge about Germany by providing information on German culture, society and politics which includes the exchange of film, music, theatre and literature.