Dragon of Dragons

The Dragon of Dragons award is granted since 1998 by Krakow Film Foundation Programme Council to the makers of documentary and animated films, whose work had a significant influence on the development of the world cinema in these genres. Among the previous winners of the Dragon of Dragons award there are such renowned film makers as: Kazimierz Karabasz, Allan King, Albert Maysles, Werner Herzog, Stephen and Timothy Quay, Raoul Servais, Jerzy Kucia, Marcel Łoziński.

Winners

2004

Albert Maysles

b. 1926 – d. 2015

American director of documentary films. Together with his brother David, nominated for the Academy Award for the film 'Christo's Valley Curtain' (1973). The best-known films: 'Monterey Pop' (1968), 'Salesman' (1969), 'Gimme Shelter' (1970), 'Grey Gardens' (1975).

The Dragon of Dragons by Bronisław Chromy
ph. Tomasz Korczyński
The Dragon of Dragons by Maciej Jurkowski Lukas
ph. Agnieszka Fiejka