Was born in 1951 in Belarus. Graduated from Higher School for Sceenwriters and Film Directors of Goskino in Moscow, in the Soviet Union. Directed a number of feature films and documentaries at Belarusfilm Studio and for Belarusian TV in Minsk in 1980 – 1991. Won several prizes at the Soviet Union film festivals, such as “Nadezhda” (“Hope”) for the best short film debut.

In 1991 founded Belarusian Humanities Lyceum which at present functions underground in Belarus. Under his artistic supervision his pupils make films and stage plays. Several documentaries have been produced about the Lyceum activities, such as “Partisan School” (director Jerzy Kalina) and “A Lesson of Belarusian” (director Mirosław Dembiński), which  have been awarded numerous prizes at international film festivals. In 2008 and 2009 he made three films for the Film Studio Everest: Ada Gallery, Narodny Albom and “White Sail on the Pripyat”.



1978 „Przyjaciel z dzieciństwa” / „Friend from Childhood”, short feature story
1980 „Młody dąbek” / „Young Oak”, feature
1982 „Purpurowa trawa” / „Purplish Red Grass”, feature 
1984 „Drzewa na asfalcie” / „The Trees on the Asphalt”, feature
1986 „Chcecie – kochajcie, nie chcecie – to nie” / “Would You Like to Love, so Love; Wouldn’t You Like to Love, so Don’t Do it”, feature
1989 „Jedna noc” / „One Night”, feature
1990 „Sny o Białorusi” / „Dreams about Belarus”, documentary
1991 „Franciszek Skoryna” / „Franciszek Skoryna”, documentary
1992 „Portret na tle czasu” / „Portrait against the Time”, documentary
1993 „Mohylew” / „Mohylew”, documentary
1994 „Radim Goriecki” / „Radim Goriecki”, documentary
1998 „Pakt z Hitlerem” / „Agreement with Hitler”, documentary
2004 „Zamek w Mirze” / „A Castle in Mir”, documentary
2008 „Galeria Ady” / „Ada Gallery”, documentary
2008 “Narodny albom” / “Narodny Albom”, documentary
2009 „Biały żagiel nad Prypecią” / „White sail on the Pripyat”, documentary