Polish films in competition on the 6. International Film Festival CINEFEST

Saturday 12 September 2009, 1:00 am

House of Arts, Miskolc

Miskolc, Rákóczi u. 5.

Polish films in competition on the 6. International Film Festival CINEFEST:

Everything Flows, directed by: Edyta Turczanik
Gugara, directed by: Andrzej Dybczak, Jacek Nagłowski
Above the Pavements, directed by: Piotr Stasik
7109 km, directed by: Marcin Filipowicz
Triathlon, directed by: Bartosz Warwas
Goldfish, directed by: Tomasz Wolski

Website of the festival


Sławomir Idziak was born in January 25, 1945 in Katowice, Poland.
He has made fourteen movies with Krzysztof Zanussi, including
The Contract (Kontract), The Constant Factor (Constans) and The Year of the Quiet Sun (Rok spokojnego słońca) which was awarded with the Golden Lion of the Venice Film Festi val. He worked with
Andrzej Wajda in the fi lm The Conductor (Dyrygent), starring John Gielgud and Krystyna Janda.
He worked on all the early films of Krzysztof Kieślowski, including the director’s television, feature film and foreign debuts. He was the Director of Photography of the breathtaking hits A Short Film
About Killing (Krótki fi lm o zabijaniu), The Double Life of Véronique (La double vie de Véronique) and Three Colors: Blue (Trois couleurs: Bleu).
Mr. Idziak has made movies with such directors as Ridley Scott, Taylor Hackford, David Yates, Andrew Niccol and Michael Winterbott om. He has also writt en and directed two movies.
In the 90s he worked in major Hollywood producti ons such as Gatt aca (starring Ethan Hawke, Jude Law and Uma Thurman), Proof of Life (starring Russell Crowe and Meg Ryan), Black Hawk Down (starring Ewan McGregor, Eric Bana and Josh Hartnett ), and King Arthur (starring Keira Knightley and Clive Owen). In 2002 he was nominated for an Academy Award as well as a BAFTA Award for‚ Best Cinematography’ in Ridley Scott ’s fi lm Black Hawk Down. He was the Director of Photography for Harry Pott er and the Order of the Phoenix in 2007.
He teaches at fi lm schools in Berlin, London and Copenhagen, and also conducts seminars in cinematography in other countries. Sławomir Idziak is currently working on a Virtual Film Studio
website called Film Spring Open which gives users an opportunity to present work to global audiences and to make films online. Participants can share ideas, exchange equipment or write scripts
together. The aim is to create an internati onal community of filmmakers who will support each other, make films together and arrange the adverti sing and distributi on of their films.

The Lifetime Achievement Award 2009 will be given to Mr. Idziak on Friday, 11 September, 5.30 pm during the opening ceremony of CineFest.

Sławomir Idziak will conduct a master class (in English) titled FILM LANDSCAPE – THE NECESSITY OF THINKING FORWARD on SATURDAY, 12 SEPTEMBER AT 11 AM, BÉKE-FUNZINE SCREEN.