Krzysztof Zanussi was born on June 17th, 1939 in Warsaw. Winner of 31 film awards. In 1997, he was selected as a member of Pope’s Academy of Art and Literature in The Vatican. Prof. Krzysztof Zanussi is a member of The European Film Academy, which gives out the annual Felix Award. Professor Krzysztof Zanussi is Doctor Honoris Causa of WGIK Moscow, The National University of Drama and Cinematography I.L. Caragiale (Bucarest), European Humanities University (Minsk), University of Film and Television (Saint Petersburg), Catholic University of Lublin. He became Doctor Honoris Causa of New Bulgarian University in 2002.