Ola Salwa

Film Critic, Poland

Ola Salwa is a Polish film journalist and film critic with almost 20 years of experience. She wrote for major film publications: Film and Kino, where she was appointed head of Polish section in 2020. She also worked with many mainstream monthlies and weeklies like Polityka, Przekrój, Newsweek, Wprost, Elle, Twój Style and more. She co-founded and headed Polish Film Magazine, and English language publication on Polish cinema that was distributed in Cannes and Berlinale. For 4 years she was a programmer and industry coordinator at Transatlantyk Film Festival, that presented one of two FIPRESCI Platinum Awards. Currently, she is working with Cineuropa.org, Culture.pl and helps to coordinate industry training and events in Poland.