Director, TV journalist, film producer. A graduate of the University of Silesia in Katowice and the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing. Since 2007, he has been professionally associated with Telewizja Katowice. Author of over 200 reportages and short documentaries broadcast on national TVP. In his materials, he deals with difficult and controversial topics, always putting people at the center of attention. He has been awarded many times for his work in prestigious, nationwide journalistic competitions, incl. The PAP Prize Ryszard Kapuściński or the Watergate Award granted by the Association of Polish Journalists. He was nominated for the Polish-German journalist award named after Tadeusz Mazowiecki. Since 2016, he has been the publisher and co-author of the program Ktokolwiek widział, ktokolwiek wie… which helps in finding missing persons. The Pawnshop is his full-length debut.
Q&A with Łukasz Kowalski will take place after the screening of The Pawnshop on Thursday, October 27, at 8:00 p.m.