"Faustina", "Zenek", "The Butler", "Wartime Girls", "Bodo" and many other films and series are some of TVP Polish Public Television productions that will be watched by viewers from all over Europe.
This spring, Sales&International Relations Department of TVP granted numerous licences to broadcast feature films, documentaries and series on the territory of Lithuania, Estonia, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and many other countries of Europe and European Union.
Estonian branch of Telia, one of the largest cable networks in Europe, will offer its viewers a long list of TVP programmes. The selection of productions for this network includes feature films: "The Stars" („Gwiazdy”) by Jan Kidawa-Błoński, "Chernobyl. Four Days in April" („Czarnobyl. Cztery dni w kwietniu”) by Janusz Dymek and "The Butler" („Kamerdyner”) by Filip Bajon, series "Our Century" („Stulecie Winnych”) by Piotr Trzaskalski, "Paths to Freedom" („Drogi wolności”) by Maciej Migas, "Wartime Girls" („Wojenne dziewczyny”) by Michał Rogalski, "Bodo" by Michał Kwieciński and Michał Rosa as well as documentary films: "By Stanley for Stanley” („Film dla Stasia”) by Monika Meleń and "What’s the Color of Love" („Jakiego koloru jest miłość”) by Alina Mrowińska.
- We are convinced that this is only the beginning of our cooperation with European telecoms, whose activity in direct acquisition of audiovisual content has been growing dynamically in recent years - comments Aleksandra Kaźmieruk, Head of International Sales Department of TVP.
Another set of 14 feature films of renowned Polish creators was also purchased by the Lithuanian public television LRT. Thanks to the efforts of TVP’s Sales and International Cooperation Office, viewers in Lithuania will get to know the classics of Polish cinema, including the films "Birch Wood" („Brzezina”), "Sir Thaddeus, or the Last Lithuanian Foray" („Pan Tadeusz, czyli ostatni zajazd na Litwie”) and "Katyn" by Polish master Andrzej Wajda, "The Big Animal” („Duże zwierzę") by Jerzy Stuhr or "Saviour’s Square” („Plac Zbawiciela") by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze. These productions will be broadcast on the main LRT Televizija channel and on the LRT Plius channel.
TVP's films will also reach foreign enthusiasts of Home Video and VOD users. In cooperation with Goya Producciones, "Faustina" directed by Jerzy Łukaszewicz will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray in the United States and Canada. The films "Zenek" by Jan Hryniak, "Iron Bridge" by Monika Jordan-Młodzianowska, "The Butler" by Filip Bajon, "The Stars" by Jan Kidawa-Błoński and "Blindness" („Zaćma”) by Ryszard Bugajski will be made available on the Kinomaniak.eu platform in the European Union as well as in Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.