Borys Lankosz

Borys Lankosz

Poland

Biography

Borys Lankosz is one of the most popular Polish filmmakers of his generation. Alumnus of the famous National Film School in Lodz, he made his debut in 2001 with a harrowing documentary EVOLUTION awarded in various international documentary festivals, including San Francisco International Film Festival. His documentary RADEGAST (2008) tells the story of Western European Jews, deported to the ghetto of Lodz via the namesake train station, the Nazi gates of hell. Polish moviegoers know Lankosz primarily for his feature movies - his dark comedy about Stalinism REVERSE (2009) received numerous awards, among others, the Golden Lions Award at the Gdynia Film Festival. The film was also awarded eight Eagles by the Polish Film Academy, including for the Best Film. His film DARK, ALMOST NIGHT had its world premiere at BIFFF 2019.

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