Andrzej Wajda - biography
WAJDA, Andrzej - Polish film and theatrical director; born March 6th 1926 in Suwalki; son of Jakub Wajda and Aniela Wajda;
Film Director since 1954.
Theatre Director (e.g. in Teatr Stary, Cracow, 1962-98).
Director of Teatr Powszechny in Warsaw, 1989-90.
Honorary member of the Union of Polish Artist and Designers (ZPAP), since 1977.
President of the Polish Film Association, 1978-83
Member of Lech Walesa's "Solidarity" Advisory Council, 1981-89.
Senator of the Republic of Poland, 1989-91.
Member of the Presidential Council for Culture, 1992-94.
Founder of: Center of Japanese Art and Technology, Cracow, 1994.
Member of the French AcadÚmie des Beaux Arts (following the death of member Federico Fellini) - since 1997.
Prizes: click here
Films: click here
Polish Television Theatre: click here
Theatre: click here
Katyn • Films
Wajda on his 80 birthday • Wajda about himself • The director's two eyes
Oscar in 2000 • Other awards
Theatre • Polish Television Theatre • Why do I work in the theatre?
Why Japan? • Favorites • Picture gallery
About Wajda • Steven Spielberg's letter • Books by and about Wajda
How this site was created? • Site authors