Urszula Śniegowska

Programming Director
American Film Festival

Artistic director of the American Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland, organized by the New Horizons Association (10th edition runs November 5-11th in 2019). Co-founder and co-organizer of US in Progress in Wrocław and Paris.
Graduate of Warsaw University History of Art and American Culture.
Formerly worked at the Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw as film and video curator organizing year-round film program (KINO.LAB) and a number of gallery and film retrospective shows including presentations of Jonas Mekas, Jan Lenica, Ulrike Ottinger and Walerian Borowczyk.
Serves as board member of International Association of Art-House cinemas CICAE (2007-10 and 2012-current); and sat at CICAE and Europa Cinemas juries at Venice, Berlinale, Cannes and Sarajevo Film Festivals (2005-2013) as well as Denver and Loft Film Fest in Tuscon (2016).
Acts as programming associate for Watch Docs Human Rights in Film International Film Festival in Warsaw and Board Member of the Social Film Institute and American Dream Foundation.
Close collaborator or the New Horizons International Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland and coordinator of New Horizons Studio and Sunday in the Country industry side-bars at the festival.
Expert at the Polish Film Institute in 2015 and 2017 recommending projects for production.
Participated in a number of workshops and training for film production as well as sat at various panels about film and business.
Writes occasionally on film and film culture (for Obieg, KINO, Filmweb).

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.