fot. Dorota Rehman
 

 

 

 

 

 

MAREK NOREK

 

FILMOGRAPHY - DIRECTOR

 

 


Polish

       

1. BROOKLYN CZARTER (BROOKLYN CHARTER), documentary, 1989
A documentary about a group of New York Hasidim who travel to the graves of tsadiks in southern Poland.
Starring: JAN PESZEK.
Director, camera, editing: MAREK NOREK
Producer: Nowa Huta Culture Center
Film screened at the Polish Short Film Festival in Kraków, 1989, and at the Outside Cinema Festival in Wrocław,1990.
Screened on Polish Television, 1993.

 

 

2. SZKOŁA MODELEK (A SCHOOL FOR MODELS), documentary,1994
A documentary about a training course for models in a Kraków club.
Director, editing: MAREK NOREK
Producer: CINEMA ART Productions
Screened on Polish Television, Kraków

 

 

 

 

 

3. KRZESZOWICE – a promotional film about the town of Krzeszowice, 1994
Director, camera: MAREK NOREK
Production: CINEMA ART Productions.
Producer: Office of the Town and Borough of Krzeszowice

 

KRAJOBRAZY (Landscapes), a series of ten documentaries about historical and natural sites around Kraków, 1995
Directors: Marek Norek and Zofia Musielewicz
Production: Polish Television, Kraków, and CINEMA ART Productions.
Screened on Polish Television Kraków, Wrocław, Łódź, Bydgoszcz.

 

4.   NIEZNANA DOLINA (An Unknown Valley)
5.   KOŚCIOŁY NAD DŁUBNIĄ (Churches on the Dłubnia River)
6.   KLASZTORY NAD DŁUBNIĄ (Cloisters on the Dłubnia River)
7.   BRACTWO MARII MAGDALENY (The Brotherhood of Mary Magdalene)
8.   RUDNIAŃSKI PARK KRAJOBRAZOWY (Rudno Landscape Park)
9.   ŚLADEM POTOCKICH (Retracing the Potocki Family)
10. WIEJSKIE DWORY (Country Manors)
11. DWA PAŁACE (Two Palaces)
12. DOLINA SANKI (The Sanka River Valley)
13. KSIĘSTWO ZATORSKIE (The Duchy of Zator)

 

14. BĘBEN (A Drum), documentary, 2003
At Easter, young bachelors at Iwaniska near Krzyżtopór Castle, roll drums outside homes of young maidens from midnight to six in the morning. The origin of the custom is lost in obscurity.
Director, camera, editing: MAREK NOREK
Production: CINEMA ART Productions.
Screened on Polish Television, Kraków

 

 

 

 

15. KRÓLEWSKIE MIASTO (A Royal City), promotion film about the town of Niepołomice
Director, camera, editing: MAREK NOREK
Production: CINEMA ART Productions.
Producer: Office of the Town and Borough of Niepołomice, 2003

 

16. DZIWOLĄG (A Monster), documentary, 2005
A documentary about the first photographers of Kraków’s new district of Nowa Huta and Krzysztof Zanussi’s first steps in cinematography.
Director, camera, editing: MAREK NOREK
Production: CINEMA ART Productions
Special show at 46th Kraków Film Festival, 2006; Screened at Sfinks theater during Nowa Huta Film Marathon, 2007

 

 

 

 

17. TEATR WJAZDOWA, documentary, 2007
A film about a theater by the disabled, operating at a CARITAS agency in Kraków.
Director, Cameraman: MAREK NOREK
Production: CINEMA ART Productions

 

 

 

 

 

18. MĘŻCZYZNA Z APARATEM (A MAN WITH A CAMERA), documentary, 2008
A film about a mountain recluse and the impact photography had on his life.
Director: MAREK NOREK
Production: CINEMA ART Productions
Screened at the EUROPE’S CROSSROADS Film Festival, Lublin, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

19. OPENING CEREMONY, documentary, 2009
A Master of Ceremonies, with ostentatious observance of proprieties, goes through the paces of the opening of a painting exhibition.
Produced and directed by: MAREK NOREK
Film presented at the XVth Polish Independent Review of Documentary Forms, Kielce, 2009

 

 

20. PAMIĘTNIK LEO (Leo’s Memoir), paradocumentary, 2009
Leo’s Diary tells the story of Leo Bach, a 14-year-old Polish Jew hiding with his family at the village of Mogiła outside Kraków in 1941-1942, before being deported to a ghetto. The events were recreated based on Leo Bach’s Diary. The documentary part features Gloria Bach-Koch, Leo’s daughter, who had traveled from the USA to look for her father’s footprints in Kraków and Mogiła.
Director, screenplay, camera, editing: MAREK NOREK
Production: Nowa Huta Culture Center
Starring: KRZYSZTOF GLOBISZ, KRZYSZTOF KWIATKOWSKI, GLORIA BACH-KOCH (Leo’s daughter).
The film was screening in TVP KULTURA 2011, 2012 and 2013.


Production of filmed sequences for theatrical performances in Stary Theater, Krystian Lupa, Jerzy Stuhr, Tadeusz Bradecki.
Photograhy for 37 animated films directed by Jerzy Kucia, Aleksander Sroczyński, Julian Antoniszczak, Ryszard Czekała, Łucja Mróz, Krzysztof Raynoch, and others which were screened and won awards in many international festivals (such as in Cannes).
Production: Animated Film Studio, Kraków.

 

 

21. I TADEUSZ KANTOR - the movie biogr. year of prod 2015
longht 26m 34s
The movie representes the life of TADEUSZ KANTOR (1915-1990) trough interviews of actors the Cricot 2 Theatre.

In movie sayes: JANINA KRAUPE-ŚWIDERSKA, LESŁAW i WACŁAW JANICCY, EWA JANICKA, LECH STANGRET, JACEK MARIA STOKŁOSA, TOMASZ DOBROWOLSKI, ANDRZEJ WAJDA
Screenplay, camera, dir.: MAREK NOREK
Commentary reads: EWA KAIM
Statements of Tadeusz Kantor reads: JERZY TRELA
Music: ADRIAN KONARSKI
Editing: JAKUB MALEC
Asyst. of director: ANDRZEJ ROBAK
Scenography: MALGORZATA HYLA
Prod.: EDWARD M. NOREK

 

 

 

MAREK NOREK

RESUME

 

 
fot. Grzegorz Boniowski

Edward Marek Norek was born in Krakow on 08.11.1944., The son of a pharmacist. He graduated from the hydraulic engineering at the Technical University of Krakow in 1967.

1967-1977. Produces amateur films at Students’ Creative Film Club. His “Emaus” wins an Honorary Diploma at IInd Polish Student Film Festival from a jury headed by Marek Piwowski.

1977-1981. Publishes still photographs in the press: Przekrój (covers), Kino, Kultura, Literatura, Itd., Magazyn Kulturalny, Radar, Kram.

1977. Holds his first individual exhibition of photographs at MPiK Club in Nowa Huta.

1977. Czytelnik Publishers publishes his short story “Coffee” in the volume "Z korca maku", as the aftermath of a literary contest by Czytelnik and Kultura weekly.

1981. Individual exhibition of photographs titled “Tadeusz Kantor’s Wielopole, Wielopole” at Krakowski Dom Kultury.

1984. Produces three short films shown simultaneously on three screens in the closing scene of the theatrical production of "Uczniowie Czarnoksiężnika" (Sorcerer’s Apprentice) directed by Tadeusz Bradecki at Stary Theater.

1985. Produces filmed sequences for theatrical performances in Stary Theater, directed by Krystian Lupa.

From 1985, film instructor at Nowa Huta Culture Center, two times a year he gives lectures: "The Course of Film Realization and Film Workshop". His pupiles are among other alumnuses:
Borys Lankosz, Wilhelm Sasnal, Grzegorz Zariczny, Krzysztof Klimiec, Mariusz Sykut, Marek Nawracaj.

1987. Awarded status of film cameraman from the Minister of Culture and Art.

1989. Produces a documentary film about Hasidic Jews, “Brooklyn Czarter,” starring Jan Peszek, screened at Polish Short Film Festival, Kraków, and the Outside Cinema Festival in Wrocław, 1990, and screened on TVP Channel 2 in 1993.

1990. Produces a short film (Duel between Laertes and Hamlet), with actors of Stary Theater, screened during theatrical performance titled "Fortynbras się upił" (Fortinbras Got Drunk) by Janusz Głowacki, directed by Jerzy Stuhr at Stary Theater.

1991-1992. Produces five films about Poland’s Jurasssic Landscape Parks and two about architecture. They were screened on TV Krater.

1992. Book publication "Spotkania z Tadeuszem Kantorem" (Meetings with Tadeusz Kantor) by Krzysztof Miklaszewski, including photographs from a performance of Wielopole, Wielopole, previously taken for a photography exhibition.

1993. Photographs (with exhibition at Foto Galeria, Nowa Huta Culture Center) for books Sztuka Sakralna (Religious Art) by Marian Kornecki and Sztuka Obronna (The Art of Fortification) by Janusz Bogdanowski.

1993. Produces promotional film for the town of Niepołomice, Niepołomice Days, screened on TV.

1993. Receives 1st prize for the film Architektura i Budownictwo (Architecture and Buildings) as director and camera, in film competition at the Vth International Biennial of Architecture in Kraków.

1994. Produces documentary films "Szkoła Modelek" and Krzeszowice. "Szkoła Modelek" is screened on TVP Kraków.

1995. Produces ten films in the Landscapes series for Polish Television (TVP) Kraków, about the nature, historical sites, and customs in Kraków’s environs, screened on TVP Kraków, Wrocław, Łódź, Bydgoszcz.

1995. Photographs from "Wielopole, Wielopole" performance presented in Kraków’s Arsenal at Marek Rostworowski’s exhibition "Tańczyli na moście" (Dancing on the Bridge) commemorating Tadeusz Kantor.

1996. Produces two films in the series Nasz Dom (Our Home) for TV Wisła.

1999. Stages a photography exhibition Amerykański Mit (The American Myth) at Nowa Huta Culture Center, sponsored but the US Consulate in Kraków

1999. Produces filmed sequences for a theater production of Bertold Brecht’s "Kariera Artura Ui" (The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui), directed by Tadeusz Bradecki, starring Jerzy Trela, Krzysztof Globisz, and Monika Jakowczuk, Stary Theater.

2000. Photographs from a performance of "Wielopole, Wielopole" are published in the book "Moje podróże z Tadeuszem Kantorem" (My Travels with Tadeusz Kantor) by Lesław and Wacław Janicki, Znak Publishers.

2000. Works as photojournalist for the Gazeta Wyborcza daily.

2001. Holds a photography exhibition "Ten zadziwiający czas" (This Amazing Time) at Kraków Polytechnic’s Kanonicza 1 Art Gallery and at Foto-Galeria, Nowa Huta Culture Center.

2002. Operates camera for the movie "Nowy Dzwon" (A New Bell) by Ryszard Czekała. The film won 1st prize at the Polish Animated Film Festival in Kraków and was entered for Kraków Film Festival.

2002. Directs filmed sequences with actors for the theatrical production, "Ja jestem żyd z Wesela" (I Am the Jew of The Wedding) by R. Brandstaetter, directed by Stanisław Świder, L. Solski Theater in Tarnow.

2003. Directs documentary film “Bęben” (A Drum) and promotional film “Królewskie miasto” (A Royal City) about the town of Niepołomice. “Bęben” is screened on TVP3 Kraków.

2005. Directs a medium-length documentary “Dziwoląg” (The Freak) about the early stage in building Nowa Huta district, outside Kraków, with Krzysztof Zanussi. The film was screened at Pod Baranami theater as part of special shows of Kraków Film Festival in 2006 and in Sfinks theater w Nowa Huta Film Marathon, 2007.

2007. Directs the documentary “Teatr Wjazdowa” about a theater for the disabled, with music score by Adrian Konarski, premiered in Nowa Huta.

2008. Directs the documentary “Mężczyzna z aparatem” (A Man with a Camera), screened at Europe’s Crossroads Festival in Lublin,

2009. Directs “Pamiętnik Leo” (Leo’s Diary) and “Opening Ceremony” (screened at the XVth Independent Polish Review of Documentary Forms in Kielce).

In 2011, 2012, 2013 the film "Leo's Memory" was broadcast ten times in TVP CULTURA.

In 2014 the photos of Tadeusz Kantor from opening centre on street Kanonicza and from the spectacle "Wielopole, Wielopole" are in the new museum of Tadeusz Kantor in Cracow.

In 2016 photos of Tadeusz Kantor and from spectacle „Wielopole, Wielopole“ in exhibition „Other Theater“ Katarzyna Gliwa at Museum History of Katowice.

He works with National Stary Theater, and before that with Juliusz Słowacki Theater in Kraków and with Solski Theater in Tarnow, where he has made video recordings of more than 120 performances, beginning in 1990. As a cameraman, he shot 37 short films for the Animated Film Studio in Kraków, directed by Aleksander Sroczyński, Julian Antoniszczak, Jerzy Kucia, Łucja Mróz-Raynoch, Krzysztof Raynoch, and others. Such films were screened in movie theaters, on television, and at Polish and international short film festivals (including in Cannes). On occasion, he published stories in the Gazeta Wyborcza.

He
 traveled to 40 countries.

Contact:
email: mareknorek@poczta.fm
Kraków