Jacek Blawut

Born in 1950 in Zagorze Slaskie. In 1982 graduated from Lodz Cinema School, as a cameraman. Worked as lecturer at the cinema schools of Berlin, Hannover, Torun (Camerimage Film School) and Warsaw (Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing). For 20 years of Jan Paul II pontificate, worked as a cameraman during Pope’s pilgrimages. Since 2003 he is a member of the European Cinema Academy. Since 2005 he is a lecturer at Dragon Forum International Documentary Workshops. Winner of numerous awards. Directed, in particular, such documentary films as Lump of Sugar (1987), Monastery (1987), The Abnormal (1990), I Had a Friend (1996), Your Native Country (2003), I’m an Alcoholic (2003), Born Dead (2004), Rat in the Crown (2004), The Warrior (2006).