scriptwriter and documentary film director born in 1956 in Łódź. After graduation from the Film Directing Department at Moscow’s VGIK in 1981 he worked with Krzysztof Zanussi and Krzysztof Kieślowski as a director’s assistant. His documentaries include False Start (1981), Psychotherapy (1984), Hear My Cry (1991), State of Weightlessness (1994), Głos nadziei (2002), One Day in People’s Poland (2005). He has won a number of festival awards in, among others, Mumbai, Huston, Tai Pei, Monte Carlo, San Francisco, Nyon and Kraków. Currently he teaches at the Film School in Łódź.