Magazine article Screen International

Camerimage to Honour Slawomir Idziak

Magazine article Screen International

Camerimage to Honour Slawomir Idziak

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Slawomir Idziak, the Polish cinematographer behind Gattaca and Black Hawk Down, is to receive a lifetime achievement award at the 21st Plus Camerimage festival.

Idziak boasts a career spanning more than 45 years that also includes directing and screenwriting.

At the international cinematography festival in the Polish city of Bydgoszcz, which runs from Nov 16-23, Idziak will speak with audiences during Q&A's after selected screenings from a retrospective of his work.

The festival will also publish a book dedicated to his life and work.

Educated at the Leon Schiller National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Lodz, Idziak began as an assistant camera and camera operator in films by Wojciech Marczewski (Travellers Like Others, 1969), Krzysztof Zanussi (Mountains at Dusk, 1970) and Andrzej Wajda's The Wedding (1972).

He then turned to directing with Paper Bird (1972), Flying Lessons (1978), and A Performance (1978). …

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