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

Selection team

Beata Dżon-Ozimek360


A publicist, journalist, author of film documentation, co-author of the TVP magazine “Etniczne Klimaty”,  a collaborator of Focus Historia, Przegląd, GW. She published in Tygodnik Powszechny. An assistant director, spokeswoman for off-productions (e.g., “Jan z drzewa “,” Marzenie “), an organizer and moderator of meetings with artists and thinkers in Poland and Austria, a member of the jury at international independent film festivals in Poland, Turkey, Kosovo, Germany, the Czech Republic, and Austria. She translated for PWN the book ” Dziewczynka w zielonym sweterku “, the author of the “follow-up” of the heroes. This story is the base for A. Holland’s film “W ciemności”, which was nominated for an Oscar. A co-editor of Dr. Said Manafi’s book “Abbas Kiarostami, Kino der Poesie und Modernitaet”, related to Jewish themes.


A graduate of journalism and film studies student, although these days she is best described by the word mom. Despite her new role, she tries to keep up with film premiers. She feels best be a part of film festivals. For 8 years now, she has been associated with the EnergaCAMERIMAGE film festival, but also helped create festivals such as Transatlantyk, Ale Kino! Short Waves Festival or Docs Against Gravity. In 2021, she also began work with the Przeźrocza festival in Bydgoszcz, and in January she will join the Animocje team. Combining her passion for writing and filming, she published for the F5 portal and the Multikino Film Academy. What she loves most about cinema is that every film induces different emotions in everyone, and this on the other hand is a good start for an interesting discussions.

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