Ksawery Szczepanik

born in 1978, Ksawery Szczepaniak is a screenwriter and film director. A graduate of the Krzysztof Kieslowski Faculty of Radio and Television at the University of Silesia, he won a place on the Nipkow Programm, a Berlin-based fellowship and residency and attended the Ekran+ (Screen) and Development Lab programmes run by the Wajda School in Warsaw. He is interested in Polish-German and Polish-Jewish dialogue, the fortunes and vicissitudes of the Polish diaspora and the glitter and shadows of fame. He is a running enthusiast.