Filip Gańczak is a journalist on the foreign desk of the Polityka weekly newspaper. Previously he worked for many years with Newsweek Polska. A specialist on Germany, he wrote a book entitled: Erika Steinbach. Piękna czy bestia? (Erika Steinbach. Beauty or Beast?). He also directed a short film released in 2009 called Groby (The Tombs), which focused on the passage of time and morality in a world without God or ideology.