2019 guests & organizers
aka "The Godfather of PFF Miami"
Film, theatre and TV actor and director,philanthropist, lecturer and, since 2011 Managing Director of Teatr Polski in Warsaw.Mr. Seweryn has won numerous awards and got recognized by the Order of Fine Arts and the Humanities, received the Golden Medal Gloria Artis for erits of Culture.
In 2018 Mr. Seweryn celebrated 50th Anniversary of his artistic career.
Polish documentary and feature film director, a screenwriter, and novelist. Her films have brought her international recognition and prestigious awards at festivals in Poland and abroad. So far, These Daughters of Mine has achieved the most significant artistic and
commercial success. Playing Hard is her fourth feature film.
Kinga Dębska is also a fiction writer; she has just published her second novel.
She is a graduate of the Cultural Studies at the University of Warsaw, Camerimage Film School in Toruń, and the Film and TV School at the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU), in the Prague, Czech Republic.
Polish film director, screenplay writer, cinematographer, and producer, author of numerous short and feature documentaries, as well experimental films, which have received several film awards at festivals in Poland, Europe, North America, and Asia.
He is a co-founder of the independent film studio, Camera Nera. Born in 1981 in Wrocław, Poland, Łukasz Śródka has lived and worked in four different countries and speaks several languages fluently, including Polish, English, Italian, and Spanish.
He is a graduate of the University ofWarsaw (Literary Studies) and estern Town College (MBA) in Toronto, Canada. In Absolute Silence is a visually appealing documentary about his grandfather, Konrad Jarodzki, one of the most eminent Polish painters of the second half of the 20th century.
is a Polish-French actor, whose resume includes numerous feature films, including, most recently: The Messenger, Adventures of a Mathematician, and Hel;TV series such as popular Ojciec Mateusz and M jak miłość; as well as theater productions in France, Switzerland, and Poland.
He was born in 1985 in Bois-Bernard, France, but grew up in Geneva, Switzerland; he speaks fluent French, Polish, and English. Philippe Tłokiński is a graduate of the School of Dramatic Arts in Saint-Étiene.
Founder and director of Culture and Arts Foundation “Taki Jestem”.Founder, producer and Managing Director of the Annual Festival Of Extraordinary Films (Festiwal Filmow Spotkan Niezwyklych) since 2003.
Kasia received the Polish Film Institute Award for "Education of the Young Audience.
Accomplished artist and a graduate from the State Theatre Academy in Warsaw (Poland) with the Master’s degree in Fine Arts. She made her debut in a Masterpiece Theatre as Abigail in “The Crucibles” winning an Award from the Polish Television Academy for the Best Debut Performance by an Actress.
She has performed classics in Repertory theatre and was showcased in many award-winning films and television productions in Poland, England, United States and Canada.
In 2016, she completed a short documentary film TO MY FATHER, talking about the crimes of the NKVD on the Polish population in Vinnytsia in Ukraine.
Currently, she is in a production of the documentary “Wajda & You.”
award winning Polish film producer and production manager. He has produced over 150 documentary films and several feature
movies, including These Daughters of Mine and Playing Hard, and is a co-founder and coowner of the Film Studio “Kalejdoskop” (founded in 1988).
He graduated from the University of Warsaw, where he studied journalism and management.
Zbigniew Domagalski is a lecturer at the Department of Film Art Organization Production at the prestigious Film School in Łódź and member of the Polish Film Academy.
behind the curtain
Eva moved to Miami from Los Angeles in 2014. While continuing her professional carrier in advertising, she co-funded Vice City Bean, a local independent coffee shop.
In January 2018 Eva took on a volunteer role of organizing an inaugural Polish Film Festival Miami. With an amazing and motivated team, we’ve been tirelessly working on bringing the festival to Miami’s diverse audience.
Eva’s all-time favorites: fashion documentaries, Bill Murray, Lost in Translation.
Fun facts: meeting Oscar Winner, Janusz Kaminski on the set of Reebok commercial and confusing Spike Jonze with a homeless guy.
"You can not turn back the lost days, you can only make the next ones full of happiness and a smile”.
Agata moved to Miami from Poland and opened her own real estate company, she has also co-founded Hrant’s Ark Foundation in Miami (humane animal protection).
Since January 2018 she's had the honor of co-organizing the Polish Film Festival Miami.
Aneta Kulesza Mestrinelli
Aneta, grew up in Lodz, Poland where she graduated from the University of Lodz in 2005 with major in Economics. From 2006 to 2011 Aneta lived and worked in Wroclaw, where she pursued her career at Hewlett-Packard in project management and finances.
In 2011 Aneta quit her job to followed her husband overseas; first, she moved to Saint Joseph, MI and in March 2012, they moved to São Paulo, Brazil.
While living in Brazil, Aneta continued her professional career at Whirlpool Corporation.
In 2015, a new international assignment was offered to Aneta’s husband and in August same year Aneta moved to Miami, FL.
Since January 2018, Aneta has been working for Lightnet USA Inc., where she continues her career development. At the same exact month, she joined Polish Film Festival Miami team.
This is where the new journey begins. Needless to say, Aneta loves to travel.