Director, producer, screenwriter and lecturer are only a few of the many roles filled by Zanussi. He is one of Poland’s most famous directors and he’ll be coming to Lubiąż, to us, only at the SLOT Art festival!
Krzysztof Zanussi studied physics at Warsaw University (1955-59) and philosophy at Jagiellonian University (1959-62). Since 1980 he has been group artistic director and currently director of the Polish Film Studio “TOR”. From 1971-83 he was vice-president of the Society of Polish Film-Makers and from 1975-77 head of the Polish Federation of Film Discussion Clubs. He has lectured at many film schools including PWSTiF in Łódz and the National Film School in Great Britain. He is also a theater director, having worked in Milan, Palermo, Bonn, and Krakow among other cities.
The films of Krzysztof Zanussi are valued by the public worldwide. They have won awards at Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Locarno, Chicago and Pusan.