Janusz Majewski

Janusz Majewski
Bio
Born in Lvov in 1931. Director, screenwriter, and professor of film art. He graduated in Architecture from Cracow Technical University (1995) and in Film Directing from Łódź Film School (1961). He debuted in 1958 with his first professional documentary Play (Zabawa). Many of his short films have been recognized internationally, including Fleischer’s Album (Album Fleischera) the winner of the Golden Gate at San Francisco FF for best War Short Film and Duel (Pojedynek) the winner at festivals in Buffalo, Vancouver, Montreal, Cork, and Edinburgh. In 1966 he directed his first full feature film The Lodger (Sublokator). Since then he directed over 30 films. A professor Extraordinaire of Film Art since 1987. The President (1983-90) and Honorary President (since 2006) of the Polish Filmmakers Association. From 1987-91 member of the Cinematography Committee.
Filmography
2015 The Eccentrics. the Sunny Side of the Street (Excentrycy czyli po słonecznej stronie ulicy)
2010 The Rite of Passage (Mała matura 1947)
– Gdynia Polish Film Festival – Special Jury Award
2006 Love in the Underground Passage (Miłość w przejściu podziemnym)
2005 After Season (Po sezonie)
1998 Deserter’s Gold (Złoto dezerterow)
1989 Mark of Cain (Czarny wąwóz)
1985 Deserters (C.K. dezerterzy)
– Golden Duck for Best Film
1982 Salty Rose (Słona róża)
An Epitaph For Barbara Radziwill (Epitafium dla Barbary Radziwiłłówny)
1979 Lesson of a Dead Language (Lekcja martwego języka)
1977 The Gorgon Case (Sprawa Gorgonowej)
1975 Hotel Pacific (Zaklęte rewiry)
– Best Director at IFF Panama
1973 Jealousy and Medicine (Zazdrość i medycyna)
1969 The Criminal Who Stole Crime (Zbrodniarz, który ukradł zbrodnie)
The Bear (Lokis. Rękopis Profesora Wittembacha)
– Grand Prix at IFF, Sitges
1966 The Lodger (Sublokator)
– Best Director and Best Script at IFF Panama
– Medal at IFF Cork
– FIPRESCI Award At IFF Mannheim.