A Polish thing
'The Polish thing' is a 10-episode program about the most important achievements of national design. It was prepared for the centenary of regaining independence by Poland. 'The Polish thing' presents usable items, characteristic for a given decade, reconstructs the history of their creation, shows functions in space and presents creators and designers. It is a story about the recent history of Poland, a sentimental and fascinating journey presented in a modern form.
GENRE: documental series
WRITTEN and DIRECTED: Anna Zakrzewska, Tomasz Filiks
DOP: Tomasz Wolski
EDITING: Tomasz Wolski, Maciej Walentowski
PRODUCER: TVP Kultura, Instytutu Adama Mickiewicza
CREATIVE PRODUCER: Anna Gawlita/ KIJORA
PRODUCTION MANAGER: Anna Gawlita
The project was created in cooperation with the National Museum in Warsaw.
Tomasz Filiks – a graduate of the Institute of Polish Culture of the University of Warsaw and the Autonoma University of Madrid. He finshed diplomatic internship at the Polish Institute in Madrid. From 2006 editor of TVP Kultura responsible for Visual Arts. He is the originator of several television series. Together with Anna Zakrzewska, he is involved in the following programs: “Videofan”, “A Polish thing”.
Anna Zakrzewska – director of documentary films, screenwriter. She studied Interdepartmental Individual Studies in the Humanities and History of Art at the University of Warsaw. Since 1995, he has been cooperating with Polish Television, since 2005 with TVP Kultura, where she specializes in documentaries on contemporary art.