24. International Film Festival ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA 04 – 10.10.2021 / Jelenia Góra / Poland

Moderators

ŁUKASZ MACIEJEWSKI

A film expert, film and theater critic, film historian, university lecturer, author of books. The artistic director of the Cinema at the Border Film Festival in Cieszyn and Grand Prix Komeda in Ostrow Wielkopolski, program curator of Tofifest Festival in Torun. A member of European Film Academy, International Federation of Film Critics “Fipresci” and International Association of Theatre Critics. A lecturer at the Film School in Łódź. A panel member of “Paszporty Polityki” awards and PISF expert.  A regular columnist and reviewer for the Onet portal, publishes in Kalejdoskop, Kraków, Teatr, Magazyn ZAIKS, and Dialog. A regular commentator of “Nowy Tygodnik Kulturalny” and “Film News” of Canal Plus. A moderator and co-organizer of nearly a thousand film festivals and reviews in Poland and Europe. Juror of several dozen film festivals.

ARTUR ZABORSKI

A cultural journalist.  He regularly collaborates with Newsweek, Zwierciadło, Wirtualna Polska, Przekroj, Gala, Pani, Wprost and Vogue. He was editor in the editorial office Film at Onet.pl, and editor-in-chief of Stopklatka.pl. He studied film science and literary criticism at Jagiellonian University. He won several times the Minister of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship. Nominated for the PISF award in the film criticism category in 2017. A spokesperson for the Tofifest IFF. During ten years of professional work, he has talked to the most prominent representatives of the world of culture and art both at the national and international level – he has done interviews with, among others, Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Penelope Cruz or Winona Ryder.

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