Polish Days, the most important industry event at the New Horizons International Film Festival, is organized jointly with the Polish Film Institute. At special closed screenings, it offers members of the international film industry opportunities to view the latest Polish projects in all stages of production, including completed films and fragments of films in postproduction as well as taking part in presentations for projects in development. Each year attended by approx. 200 guests including sales agents, distributors, festival programmers and producers. Polish Days offers an unparalleled opportunity for Polish producers and filmmakers to promote their projects and plan festival strategy network with international partners.
Polish Days is an industry event with an excellent track record. In previous years, films presented at Polish Days have included The Last Family, Loving Vincent, Wild Roses, Nina, Tower. A Bright Day, Silent Night, Spoor, A Coach's Daughter, I'm a Killer, All These Sleepless Nights, Warsaw 44, Papusza, Gods, Floating Skyscrapers, The Congress, You Are a God, Life Feels Good, and The Fastest among others.
Previous years' industry guests have included sales agents such as Films Boutique, Memento, LevelK, Wild Bunch, MK2, Luxbox, Alpha Violet, Intramovies, Wide, Urban Distribution, Stray Dogs, New Europe Film Sales, distributors like Aero Films, MFA+ Filmdistribution, Just, Imagine Film Distribution, Kino Świat, Forum Film, Gutek Film, Soda Pictures, Metrodome, as well as HBO, Canal+, Polsat and TVP. Additionally, the New Horizons International Film Festival has hosted festival programmers from Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Rotterdam, Karlove Vary, Busan, Tribeca, SXSW, Transylvania IFF, Hamburg, Göteborg, Hong Kong, Cottbus, Tallinn, Istanbul, Munich, Seattle, and Stockholm.
Polish Days 2019 was held July 30 - August 1, 2019, during the 19th New Horizons International Film Festival (July 25 - August 4, 2018). Attendance is by invitation only.