2016 Festival Guests

We are pleased to present guests of the 24nd Seattle Polish Film Festival which will take place October 12-23 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. Guests subject to change. Stay tuned...

  • Sam Akina

    Sam Akina

    [director/writer]

    Sam Akina is an award winning writer and director of numerous international commercials, music videos and feature films. He is co-founder of Attackships On Fire, a creative agency based…[read more]

  • Kinga Dębska

    Kinga Dębska

    [director/screenwriter]

    Graduated from FAMU in Prague and culture studies at the Department of Oriental Studies at the University of Warsaw. Debuted with a series of short docs, including ‘I love…[read more]

  • Zbigniew Domagalski

    Zbigniew Domagalski

    [producer]

    Film producer. Co-founder, co-owner and Head of the Board of Studio Filmowe Kalejdoskop, founded in 1988. Graduated from the Management Faculty and the Journalism Faculty of the University of…[read more]

  • Dawid Ogrodnik

    Dawid Ogrodnik

    [actor]

    Dawid Ogrodnik, born in 1986. In 2011 graduated from Cracow Actors School. At Gdynia Film Festival awarded Best Supporting Actor award for his role in YOU ARE GOD (2012)…[read more]

  • Filip Hillesland

    Filip Hillesland

    [writer/director]

    Half-Polish and half-Norwegian, but was born in Warsaw. He is now preparing his diploma film at Warsaw Film School. His first year film TROPICAL ISLAND has been shown on…[read more]

  • Sławomir Idziak

    Sławomir Idziak

    [director]

    Born 25 January 1945) is a Polish cinematographer and director who has worked on over forty Polish and foreign films.
    Idziak was born in Katowice, Poland. He has…[read more]

  • Jules Jones

    Jules Jones

    [writer/producer]

    Jules Jones graduated with Honors from Wesleyan University in 2003. She is an award winning writer/producer and co-founder of Attackships On Fire, a creative agency based out of Seattle,…[read more]

  • Monika Majorek

    Monika Majorek

    [director/writer]

    Born in 1991. Before she came to the movie industry, she studied Journalism and Social Communication, specialization: TV & Radio. She study film Directing at Warsaw Film School. She…[read more]

  • Marta Nieradkiewicz

    Marta Nieradkiewicz

    [actress]

    Marta Nieradkiewicz - born in 1983. Graduated from Film School in Lodz. For her role in "Floating Skyscrapers" was awarded Best Supporting Actress at the 2013 Gdynia Film Festival.…[read more]

  • Alek Pietrzak

    Alek Pietrzak

    [director]

    Alek Pietrzak – born in Płock – 1992 – He graduated from Music School on piano, and Warsaw Film School in a field of Directing. His diploma movie Strong…[read more]

  • Joanna Polak

    Joanna Polak

    [director/animator]

    She is a director of more than 100 animated films of which more than 25 realized with and for children. Born in Lublin (POLAND). Studies at the Department of…[read more]

  • Milosz Sakowski

    Milosz Sakowski

    [director]

    Born in Gdynia. He studied journalism. For five years he worked as a reporter for Polish news channel TVN24. Meanwhile, he created short narratives and documentaries. He left television…[read more]

  • Janusz Zaorski

    Janusz Zaorski

    [director, screenwriter, producer]

    Janusz Zaorski (born September 19, 1947) is a Polish film director, screenwriter and actor. His work is representative of the moral concern cinema, a trend in Polish film. Zaorski…[read more]

  • Agnieszka Zulewska

    Agnieszka Zulewska

    [actress]

    Agnieszka Zulewska was born in 1987 in Ozimek, Poland. At the age of 23 she graduated from PWSFTviT, a famous film school in Łódź. Agnieszka started her career playing…[read more]