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Title:Director of the Krakow Film Festival
Name:Krzysztof Gierat
Country:Poland

Introduction

Polish film expert. A graduate of theJagiellonian University, he studied at the Institute of Art of the PolishAcademy of Sciences in Warsaw. Joint founder and former head of the JewishCulture Festival, Graffiti Film Centre and “Film Polski” Foundation. FormerDeputy Mayor of the City of Krakow, Director of the Polish State TelevisionFilm Agency, General Secretary of the Polish Filmmakers Association. Member ofthe Polish and European Film Academies. Since 2000, Director of the Krakow FilmFestival. Founder and president of Krakow Film Foundation, which is theproducer of Krakow Film Festival and promoter of Polish documentaries andshorts abroad. Lecturer at the Krakow Academy. Member of numerous filmfestivals’ juries.