Vladek Juszkiewicz (Executive director)
Vladek Juszkiewicz
Vladek Juszkiewicz

Vladek was born in Glogow, Poland. He graduated from the Szczecin Technical University with a degree in Engineering. While attending the University he became a member of The Szczecin Technical University Choir, serving as a President and manager of the group. His travels with the choir took him to Cuba, Canada, India, France, England, Ireland, Holland, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Thailand, Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, The Philippines and United States where he visited the White House.

When he moved to Warsaw he became the manager of the Polish international star singer Maryla Rodowicz.

In Warsaw was responsible for the students' international cultural exchange at the Headquoter of the Polish Student Association.

After immigrating to the United States he was introduced to producer, writer and director Paul Leder. He worked on 11 films with the late Mr. Leder.
Vladek at IMDb.com

In 1999 he founded the Polish Film Festival Los Angeles and is serving as the Festival’s Director.

Served on the juries of the Los Angeles Hungarian Film Festival and the Los Angeles South East European Film Festival. 

In 2007 the President of Poland awarded him with the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland for promoting Polish culture abroad. The City of Glogow has awarded him the title of Honorary Citizen of Glogow.

Membership:

  • Polish American Film Society - Execxutive Director
  • POLAM FCU – Board of Directors
  • H. B. Barnum LIFE Choir – member
The 15th Annual
Polish Film Festival
October 7-16, 2014
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