Maria Zmarz-Koczanowicz
(Poland)

Director of several dozen documentaries and TV theatre plays who has won numerous awards. She graduated from Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław and from Film Directing at the Faculty of Radio and Television at the University of Silesia. The documentaries I Am a Man (1986) and The Office (1986) won her renown, in particular the latter one was showered with awards. For years, she has created film portraits of famous Poles, including Leszek Kołakowski, Czesław Miłosz and Jerzy Grotowski. Among her other well-known documentaries were: Gdańsk Railway Station (2008) and the biographical documentary Wiera Gran (2011). She is a lecturer at the Directing Department of the Film School in Łódź.

Filmography
Każdy wie kto za kim stoi
1983
Dół
1983
Plakat
1984
Słowo - słowa
1985
Granica
1989
Nie wierzę politykom
1990
Kilka uwag o rozkoszy
1991
Wesele w Iwoniczu
1993
Historia pewnej kamery
1993
Ostatni Cygan w Oświęcimiu
1994
Hatif
1995
Bara bara
1996
Zamień mnie w długiego węża
1997
Życie ci wszystko wybaczy
1998
Polska ruletka
1998
Jerzy Grotowski. Próba portretu
1999
Jerzy Grotowski. Próba portretu
1999
Jasnowidz
2000
Czarodziejska góra. Amerykański portret Czesława Miłosza
2000
Noc z generałem
2001
Miłość bez wizy
2001
Ja, robotnik budowlany
2001
Pokolenie 89
2002
Miłość do płyty winylowej
2002
Dzieci rewolucji
2002
Moja Warszawa
2003
Dzienik.pl
2005
Still Alive
2005
Profesor. O Leszku Kołakowskim
2005
Moja Kuba, moja Polska
2007
Kocham Polskę
2007
Dworzec Gdański
2007
Zwyczajny marzec
2008
Wiera Gran
2011
Nowy Wspaniały Świat / Brave New World
2013
Nasza szkoła
2013
Była wojna
2013
Michnik. "Bądź realistą, chciel niemożliwego"
2015
Notatki z życia. Edward Żebrowski
2017
Gruba
2017
Guczo. Notatki z życia
2019

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