Krzysztof KRAUZE (1953 - 2014, Poland) graduated in 1978 from the cinematography department of the famous film school at Lodz. He started his film career by making documentaries. His first feature New York, 4 a.m. (1988) won the Bronze Lion in Gdansk. In 2008, he became chairman of the Polish Film Institute. Krauze made several films with his wife Joanna Kos-Krauze, like Saviour Square (2006) and Papusza (2013), and together they have won more than 120 awards worldwide. Next to Krauze’s work as filmmaker, he acted in several films by other Polish filmmakers. The couple’s last film, Birds Are Singing in Kigali (2017), was finished by his wife after he passed away.
(selection) Deklinacja (1980, short), Nowy York, czwarta rano/New York, 4 a.m. (1988), Gry uliczne/Street Games (1996), Dlug/The Debt (1999), Mój Nikifor/My Nikifor (2004), Plac Zbawiciela/Saviour Square (2006, co-dir), Papusza (2013, co-dir), Ptaki śpiewają w Kigali/Birds Are Singing in Kigali (2017, co-dir)
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