Maciej J. Drygas is a scriptwriter and documentary film director born in 1956 in Łódź. After graduating from the Film Directing Department at Moscow’s VGIK in 1981, he worked with Krzysztof Zanussi and Krzysztof Kieślowski as an assistant director. For his movies he has won a number of festival awards in, among others, Mumbai, Huston, Tai Pei, Monte Carlo, San Francisco, Nyon and Kraków. Currently, he teaches at the Film School in Łódź and the Laboratory of Reportage at Warsaw University.
Filmography: False Start (1981), Psychotherapy (1984), Hear My Cry (1991), State Of Weightlessness (1994), Voice of Hope (2002), A Day in The People’s Republic Of Poland (2005), The Outer Limits (2007), Hear Us All (2009), Violated Letters (2011), Abu Haraz (2013).
Maciej J. Drygas will participate in a discussion about Land Grabbing and Appropriation of Natural Resources, which will take place on Wednesday, 18th June 2014 at the City Museum of Ljubljana after the screening of his movie Abu Haraz.