Directed the Oscar-winning drama "Ida"
Directed the liteary documentary "Dostoevsky's Travels"
Taught film and writing classes at Oxford Brookes University and the National Film School in the United Kingdom between 2004 and 2007.
Never finished filming an adaptation of Magnus Mills' The Restraint of Beasts due to the death of his wife in 2006.
Was inspired to write and direct "Ida" after moving back to his hometown in Warsaw, Poland decades after leaving.