Director of Krakow Film Festival in Tehran
Krzysztof Gierat, Polish film expert, a graduate of Jagiellonian University, studied at the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. His former and current positions include: Former Deputy Mayor of the City of Krakow, Director of the Polish State Television Film Agency, General Secretary of the Polish Filmmakers Association, Member of the Polish and European Film Academies. Since 2000, he has been Director of Krakow Film Festival as well as founder and president of Krakow Film Foundation, which is the producer of Krakow Film Festival and promoter of Polish documentaries and shorts abroad. He is also a lecturer at Krakow Academy and a member of numerous film festivals’ juries.