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Marzena Grzegorczyk | film | publications | lectures | awards | resume

 | film

  • Polish Institute of Cinema screenwriting award for JAR: JEWISH AUTONOMOUS REGION (documentary feature); experts rating: excellent (2011)
  • Audience award for screenplay SEX LIFE OF SAVAGES, Interscenario Festival, Wrocław, Poland (2010)
  • Nicholl Fellowships in screenwriting, SEX LIFE OF SAVAGES selected one of the 100 best screenplays of the year (out of 5050), semifinals ( (2007)
  • Nominated to Rolex Protégé Programme, Geneva, Switzerland (10 nominated film directors from the entire world) (2004)
  • Nominated to Sundance NHK Awards (2003)
  • Selected as top choice by Louis Vuitton/Moët&Chandon for their ad campaign (2003)
  • Film FAITHFUL (2002) screened at over 80 festivals worldwide, including: Venice (Italy) International Film Festival, Kyoto (Japan), Sienna (Italy), Mar del Plata (Argentina) Hamptons (Hamptons); Houston; Seattle; New York/Avignon Film Festival and others; won 12 awards for creative excellence;
  • "Women in Film Award" (Los Angeles) (2001)
  • City of Atlanta, Bureau of Cultural Affairs, Grants for Individual Artists, for postproduction of ENGLISH IS FOR OPITIMISTS (1996)

| other awards, competitive grants, honors

  • Article From Urb of Clay to the Hypodermic City: Improper cities in Modern Latin America, was selected as one of the 25 most impactful articles in the last 25 years published by the journal Latin American Cultural Studies (2018)
  • Teaching Fellowship University of Southern California, School of Cinema-Television (2000-01)
  • Center for Teaching and Course Development, Course Development Award, Emory University (course title: "Politics and Everyday Life: Authoritarianism and communism through Film," Department of Political Science/Department of Spanish (Summer 1998).
  • New Faculty Development Award, Emory University (1998)
  • International Travel Grant, Emory University (1998)
  • American Council for Learned Societies, Travel Grant for Meetings and Conferences Abroad (1996).
  • Emory University Research Council Summer Grant (Summer 1995)
  • New Faculty Development Grant, University of Oregon, for research in Cuba (June 1994).
  • Josephine de Kármán Dissertation Fellowship (1992-1993)
  • Knowles Fellowship for Feminist Studies in Latin America for research in Argentina (Summer 1992)
  • Spanish & Portugese Department Fellowship, Stanford University (1987-1991)
  • Fellowship of the Center for International Studies, Stanford University (1991)
  • Mellon Foundation Travel Research Grant for Summer Research in Brazil (1988)
  • Fellowship at University of Panama and Panama College, Panama (1987)
  • Fellowship at Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, Hungary (1980-1986)
  • Fellowship of the Hungarian Ministry of Culture held at University of Havana, Cuba (1984/5)
  • Literary Award of the Fundación "Fernando Rielo", Madrid, Spain (1982)