27. International Film Festival ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA 04 – 10.03.2024 / Jelenia Góra / Poland


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The author of several dozen documentaries ( in most of them she wrote the screenplays), TV Theatre performances and a feature film. A graduate of painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw and directing at the Radio and Television Faculty of the University of Silesia. Professor at the Łódz Film School. Recent films: Michnik – bądź realistą, chcej niemożliwego (2014), Gruba (awards: Festival Człowiek w zagrożeniu , Złote Grona – Łagów Film Festival), Notatki z życia – Edward Żebrowski (2018; awards: Krakow Film Festival, Festival Człowiek w zagrożeniu), Guczo (2020; Złote Grona – Łagów Film Festival).


a Polish director, writer and producer. Her debut feature film Communion was exhibited at over 100 international festivals and venues, garnering over forty awards, including the European Film Award for Best European Documentary 2017; Locarno FF Critics’ Week Award 2016; shortlisted for the Best Documentary Feature category at the 91st Academy Awards (Oscars®); Yamagata IDFF 2017. She is a member of the European Film Academy and the Polish Film Academy. Currently as a DAAD Artists-in-Berlin program fellow she lives and works in Berlin.

Ania Zamecka


A graduate of directing at the Radio and Television Faculty at the University of Silesia in Katowice. The author of documentaries, music videos, series, TV theatre performances. The director and producer of the feature film Futro. Koncert na dwoje, a documentary film about Ewa and Jerzy Maksymiuk, was awarded the Audience Award at the Warsaw Film Festival 2018 and was nominated for the Orły Award in the documentary film category 2020. He teaches directing, cinematography and editing at the Warsaw University of Technology (multimedia specialization). A member of the Polish Film Academy.

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