Katarzyna Klimkiewicz

Katarzyna Klimkiewicz

Poland

Biography

Katarzyna Klimkiewicz (1977, Poland) was educated in film in Lodz and was a student at the Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam. She is also a member of the European Film Academy. Her documentary WASSERSLACHT - THE GREAT BORDER BATTLE, co-directed with Andrew Friedman, received the Berlin Today Award in Berlinale 2007. She is a European Film Award winner for Best Short Film in 2010 for HANOI-WARSAW. In 2012, Klimkiewics made her first feature film FLYING BLIND that was nominated in the Edinhburgh International Film Festival for a Michael Powell Award and later awarded three Polish prizes. Kasia is also one of the people running the Film 1,2 Association, which supports young filmmakers in Poland.

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