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AN UNKNOWN COUNTRY (2014) AN UNKNOWN COUNTRY
2014
Genre: Documentary
Role: Producer
"An Unknown Country", a story of European Jews who fled Europe escaping the Nazi terror to find refuge in an unlikely destination: Ecuador - barely known at the time. Directed by EMMY Award winner Eva Zelig. Produced by Beata Poźniak Daniels read more »
 
     
PEOPLE ON THE BRIDGE (2014) PEOPLE ON THE BRIDGE
2014
Genre: Experimental
Dir: Beata Pozniak
Role: Poet
An experimental short film based on a poem “People on the Bridge” written by Nobel Prize winner Wislawa Szymborska and narrated by Beata Pozniak. Visuals of Beata performing are intermingled with images of a 19th century Japanese woodblock print entitled “People on a Bridge” by Hiroshige Utagawa which provided the original inspiration for the poem. read more »
 
     
FATHER MATTHEW (Ojciec Mateusz) (2010) FATHER MATTHEW (Ojciec Mateusz)
2010
Genre: Crime Drama
Dir: Maciej Dejczer
Role: Ewa Pol
BEATA starring as Ewa Pol in a hit polish TV series "Father Matthew" (Ojciec Mateusz) about a priest who unofficially assists the police in solving unusual crimes. Beata's character is an A-list Hollywood star who disappears under mysterious circumstances while visiting a super luxurious spa. Her daughter is initially the main suspect, but Father Mathew follows the evidence and discovers what really happened. read more »
 
     
THE OFFICER'S WIFE (2010) THE OFFICER'S WIFE
2010
Genre: Documentary
Dir: Piotr Uzarowicz
Role: Cecylia
Beata narrates a feature length documentary about the terrible massacre of Polish army officers in the Katyn forest during World War II. As the voice of Cecylia, the wife of a Polish officer, Beata tells the story of how her husband disappears and she is deported along with her three young children to a Siberian gulag. read more »
 
     
ZLOTOPOLSCY (2005 – 2006) ZLOTOPOLSCY
2005 – 2007
Genre: Family
Dir: Radoslaw Piwowarski, Janusz Dymek
Role: Helena
Beata plays Helena who as a young woman experienced a severe case of post partum depression.  She leaves her baby daughter in the care of her sister and goes to the United States.  After receiving treatment for her depression and achieving financial success in the US, Helena returns to Poland in search of her daughter and has to confront the difficult truth with her family. read more »
 
     
CYXORK 7 (2006) CYXORK 7
2006
Genre: Comedy
Dir:  John Huff
Role: Jayce Anderson 
A black comedy about a low-budget film crew trying to shoot a sci-fi movie at the time when an earthquake has been predicted - hoping to get free special effects. Beata Pozniak plays the fearsome Jayce Anderson who pulls out all the stops in taking charge of the career of her husband (Ray Wise), a fading legend of sci-fi B movies. read more »
 
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Miriam (2006) MIRIAM
2006
Genre: Drama
Dir: Matt Cimber
Role: Margritas 
A Catholic woman (Margritas) who risks her life to save a Jewish girl (Miriam) from the Nazi’s in a World War II drama. Based on a true story.  read more »
 
     
FREEDOM FROM DESPAIR (2004) FREEDOM FROM DESPAIR
2004
Genre: Documentary
Dir: Brenda Brkusc
Role: Narration/Voice-Over
This Award winning documentary feature film explores the untold history of Communist Yugoslavia through first hand interviews, stock footage, news reels, and narrative recreations. Narrated by Michael York, John Savage and Beata Pozniak.  read more »
 
     
MNEMOSYNE (2002-2003)  MNEMOSYNE
2002-2003 
Genre: Experimental 
Prod.WDUSA /Discordia Prod.
Dir: Beata Pozniak
Role: Mnemosyne
“The multitalented Pozniak rapidly intercuts news footage of violence with live models and her own sensual sculptures to express a fierce moral sense.” F.X. Feeney LA WEEKLY read more »
 
     
  THE DREW CAREY SHOW
“What Women Don’t Want”
2002
Warner Bros
Genre: Comedy
Dir: Bob Koher
Role: Raisa
 
     
  PHIILLY
“Ripley, Believe It or Not”
2002
Genre: Drama
Dir. Rick Wallace
Created by Steven Bochco
Alison Cross
 
     
MIXED SIGNALS (2001) MIXED SIGNALS 
2001
Genre: Romance/Drama
Role: Erica Chamberlain
Two women, Erica and Sis, discover they have the same boyfriend, rock star, Vinnie Roberts, whose little "white lies" and exaggerated truths have damaging results when they uncover the deception. 
 
     
ROOTS (2001) ROOTS 
2001
Genre: Documentary
Dir. Beata Pozniak 
 
     
  FAMILY LAW
2001
“Obligations”
Genre: Crime/Drama/Romance
SONY/CBS
Dir. Oz Scott
Role: Mary Kobish
 
     
THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG INDIANA JONES: ADVENTURES IN THE SECRET SERVICE (1999)  THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG INDIANA JONES: ADVENTURES IN THE SECRET SERVICE 
1999 
Genre: Action/Adventure
Paramount/Amblin, Exec.Prod. George Lucas
Role: Irena
Set in 1917 Petrograd this film depicts Irena (Beata Pozniak) as a feisty student revolutionary who is working relentlessly to overthrow the government.  Speaking at factories and rallies Irena brings a sense of tension and drama to this historic moment.  She befriends Indy and tries to enlist him in her militant activities.  (Film clip) read more »
 
     
ENEMY ACTION (1999) ENEMY ACTION 
1999
Genre: Action/Adventure
Concord/New Horizon
Role: Fatima
In this action genre film Fatima (Beata Pozniak) is the ruthless collaborator and love interest of a villain who steals nuclear missiles from the U.S. in order to take over a break-away Soviet republic. read more »
 
     
SCHOOL IN HIGH HEELS (1999) SCHOOL IN HIGH HEELS
TV (mini) series
aka “Klasa na obcasach”
1999
Genre: Drama
Role: Betty
Betty (Beata Pozniak) gets hired as an English teacher at a local school. The students are immediately inspired by her edgy, energetic and unconventional way of being.  Betty’s hip attitude and athletic prowess has a particularly big impact on the boys and one of them falls madly in love with her only to discover that his own father has romantic designs on Betty. read more »
 
     
BABYLON 5 (1997) BABYLON 5
“Rising Star”
1997
Genre: Drama/Sci-Fi
Warner Bros
Dir: Tony Dow
Created by J.Michael Straczynski
Role: President Susanna Luchenko       
Beata Pozniak plays the first female President of the World. With the war for Earth’s freedom from a brutal regime over, the Earth’s acting President Luchenko (Beata Pozniak) attempts to establish order and peace. (film clip-symbol) read more »
 
     
  PENSACOLA: Wings of Gold
“Road Warriors”
1997
Genre: Action/Drama
Dir: James Contner
Cast: James Brolin
Role: Eva Terenco
 
     
JAG (1997) JAG
“Secrets”
1997
Paramount TV Series
Genre: Action/Drama/Mystery/Thriller
Prod. Don Bellisario
Dir. Raymond Austin
Role: Malka Dayan
Malka Dayan (Beata Pozniak) is an Israeli double agent. She falls in love with an African American officer, Jason Magida, who is ultimately convicted of spying.  Believing she betrayed him, Magida escapes from military prison and takes Admiral Chegwidden hostage in his own office. read more »
 
     
  DARK SKIES
1997  
“Strangers in the Night”  
Genre: Adventure/Mystery/Sci-Fi
Cast: J.T.Walsh
Created by Bryce Zabel
Role: Ludmila, a Russian scientist read more »
 
     
A MOTHER'S GIFT (1995) A MOTHER'S GIFT – Movie Made for Television
Based on Bess Streeter Aldrich novel “A Lantern In Her Hand”
1995
Genre: Western
Prod. Robert Halmi, Jr.
Role: Kristine Reinmuller
A Western set in Nebraska during the Civil War, it is based on the novel “A Lantern in Her Hand”  by Bess Streeter Aldrich.  Kristine Reinmuller  (Beata Pozniak) is a German settler who befriends Abby (Nancy McKeon) as they share the trials and tribulations of surviving in the early days of this rugged part of the Old West. read more »
 
     
PSYCHIC DETECTIVE (1994) PSYCHIC DETECTIVE 
1994
VG
Genre: Drama
Colossal/Electronic Arts
Role: Laina Pozok
An interactive CD-ROM game in which the player can put Laina (Beata) through a variety of emotions. "The player can have my character become sweet, innocent, naive or sexy, whereas in a feature film, the actor has to remain true to their character… You look directly into the lens of the camera, because the player is your partner. You would never do that in a feature film. I actually kiss the camera lens, so the viewer thinks I'm kissing him or her. If I'm angry, I slap the camera" (USA TODAY)  read more »
 
     
LOVE & WAR (1994) LOVE & WAR
aka “Heaven’s Tears”
1994
Genre: Drama/Romance
North American Releasing
Role: Ingrid Steiner
In this story of forbidden love during the Second World War a profoundly dark and unsettling character Ingrid Steiner (Beata Pozniak) tries to stop her brother from falling in love with a much younger Jewish woman by seducing him into an incestuous relationship.  read more »
 
     
 
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