Joanna Kos-Krauze & Krzysztof Krauze - directors, screenwriters

 fot. Grażyna Gudejko

fot. Grażyna Gudejko

Having worked together for over twenty years, directors and screenwriters Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze (1953–2014) made numerous highly successful documentaries and feature films.

The artistic tandem’s successful collaboration started with The Debt / Dług (1999) and TV films, i.e. Big Deals / Wielkie rzeczy (2000), and continued with the widely internationally recognized productions: My Nikifor / Mój Nikifor (2004) – Grand Prix, Best Director and Best Actress Prizes at the KV IFF Grand Prix of the Chicago IFF and Denver IFF, and dozens of other awards around the world; Saviour Square / Plac Zbawiciela (2006) – Best Director and Best Cinematography Prizes at the Camerimage IFF, Grand Prix of the Trieste IFF, Special Jury Prize and the Best Actress Award at the Valladolid IFF and many others; and Papusza (2013) – Special Jury Mention at the Karlovy Vary IFF, Best Director Prize at the Valladolid IFF, Open Horizons Prize at the Thessaloniki IFF, etc. Birds Are Singing in Kigali / Ptaki śpiewają w Kigali (produced by Joanna) is their last joint film.


Filmography (feature films):

1988 – New York, 4 a.m. / Nowy Jork – czwarta rano

1996 – Street Games / Gry uliczne

1999 – The Debt / Dług

2004 – My Nikifor / Mój Nikifor

2006 – Saviour Square / Plac Zbawiciela

2013 – Papusza

2017 – Birds Are Singing in Kigali / Ptaki śpiewają w Kigali