Łukasz Maciejewski

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Film and theatre critic, a graduate of film studies at the Institute of Audiovisual Arts of the Jagiellonian University. Lecturer at the Faculty of Acting of Lodz Film School (PWSFTviT) (Rector’s award for outstanding pedagogical achievements), and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Social Psychology. Member of the European Film Academy “EFA”, the International Federation of Film Critics’ “FIPRESCI”, the International Association of Theatre Critics AICT.

Program Director of the Kino na Granicy festival in Cieszyn, film curator of the Małopolski Ogród Sztuki (MOS) in Krakow. Associate at several magazines, including “Dziennik Gazety Prawnej”, “Teatr”, “Notatnik Teatralny”. Film expert at HBO Europe and the Polish Film Institute (PISF), a regular guest of “Tygodnik Kulturalny” on TVP Kultura.

From 2010 he is a member of the „Paszporty Polityki” jury in the film category, and since 2015 the Stefan Traugutt award of the Polish section of the International Theatre Critics AICT for creators of TV Theatre. Juror at dozens of film festivals, including in Montreal, Karlovy Vary, Podgorica, Agadir, Skopje and Cottbus. Winner of many journalism awards, including statuettes of “Uskrzydlony” and the “Golden Rose” for “a new quality of film criticism” and “Dziennikarska Wena”. Co-author of dozens of books; author interview volume “Przygoda Myśli” (“The Adventure of Thought”) (2009),  “Wszystko jest lekko dziwne” (“Everything is a little strange”) interview with Jerzy Radziwilowicz (2012), and best-sellers: “Flirtując z życiem” (“Flirting with Life”) – an interview with Danuta Stenka (2013), “Aktorki. Spotkania” (“Actress. Encounters”) (2012) “Aktorki. Portrety” (“Actress. Portraits”) (2015).