Christopher Kamyszew

The founder and director of Chicago International Documentary Festival, one of the largest American documentary film festivals. This Festival was founded in 2003. In its annual ten-day program it seeks to present mainly art documentaries. Apart from that, Kamyszew is the founder and honorary chairman of the Polish Film Festival in America, reportedly the largest festival of Polish cinema. At the same time, Kamyszew is the founder and chairman of the Society for Arts, which tries to promote cultural exchange between Europe and the USA. He has been a curator of approximately 250 exhibitions of European and American art all around the world.