Dariusz Kuźma

is a film journalist, translator, regular contributor to the Camerimage film festival and one of its selectors. He has a degree in English Studies and American Studies. He is passionate about world cinema and unconventional television series. His articles have been published by numerous Polish magazines and online media.
The Unbearable Lightness of Sleeping
Soul + Body
Wellbeing

The Unbearable Lightness of Sleeping

What is the dream incubation technique? How can you rewrite what happens in a nightmare? And why might sleeping too much be problematic?
Dariusz Kuźma
Мастер Lem: How Stanisław Lem’s Sci-Fi Conquered the USSR
Art + Stories
Fiction

Мастер Lem: How Stanisław Lem’s Sci-Fi Conquered the USSR

A scholar talks about why Polish science fiction writer Stanisław Lem was so well-received in the Soviet Union—and why he continues to be popular in Russia to this day.
Dariusz Kuźma
Imagining a Future
Art + Stories
Art

Imagining a Future

Annibale Siconolfi – the 3D artist known as Inward – talks about the inspirations behind his dystopian images, his life in Italy, and why NFTs have revolutionized the art world.
Dariusz Kuźma
Living a Simple Life Is Not Simplistic
World + People
Dreams and Visions

Living a Simple Life Is Not Simplistic

Ryan Nicodemus – part of the The Minimalists duo – talks about what minimalism means, how to stop craving new things, and the documentary “The Minimalists: Less Is Now”.
Dariusz Kuźma
That’s What Heroes Are
Art + Stories
Opinions

That’s What Heroes Are

David France talks about how he made “Welcome to Chechnya”, a harrowing yet inspiring documentary about LGBT persecution in Chechnya and the activists that oppose repression.
Dariusz Kuźma
Home Is Where the Heart Is
Art + Stories
Opinions

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Radu Ciorniciuc talks about how he made the film “Acasă, My Home”, a documentary about the Roma man Gică Enache and his life in Bucharest’s Văcărești Delta.
Dariusz Kuźma
Together We Stand
Art + Stories
Experiences

Together We Stand

Hungarian director Kristof Deák talks about his Academy Award-winning short film “Sing”, and how it speaks volumes about the world we live in today.
Dariusz Kuźma
Societies Need More Time to Change
Art + Stories
Experiences

Societies Need More Time to Change

Director Alexander Nanau talks about his whistleblowing documentary “Collective”, and how the tragedy it chronicles highlights the social and political turmoil in Romania and further afield.
Dariusz Kuźma
From Mazovia to Hollywood
Art + Stories
Experiences

From Mazovia to Hollywood

Originally from Poland, the Warner Brothers had been desperate and, because of that, they took risks. Polish filmmaker Paweł Ferdek talks about the brothers' story and his film Pollywood.
Dariusz Kuźma
There Is No One Truth
Art + Stories
Experiences, Opinions

There Is No One Truth

Swiss journalist and film-maker Andreas Hoessli talks about the connection between the Iranian Revolution and Poland’s Solidarity movement, how we represent history, and his new film “The Naked King”.
Dariusz Kuźma
A Beast of a Board Game
Art + Stories
Experiences

A Beast of a Board Game

If you’re self-isolating at home with your family or housemates during the pandemic, why not take on a truly co-operative and creative task: trying your hand at surviving on a deserted, dangerous island?
Dariusz Kuźma
Looking for Closure
Art + Stories
Opinions

Looking for Closure

Russian filmmaker Masha Osipova talks about health in the Soviet era, confronting memories of the past, and her new short documentary film “Sanatorium”.
Dariusz Kuźma