20. 1. 2019
FIPADOC, DocPoint Helsinki & Tallinn with Czech docs
Upcoming DocPoint Helsinki included Helena Třeštíková's retrospective and Jan Gebert's When the War Comes in its programme, while DocPoint Tallin will screen Šimon Šafránek's King Skate. Martin Páv's Vote for Kibera is in FIPADOC's official selection.
14. 12. 2018
22 projects selected for the 9th edition of When East Meets West
22 film projects from 14 countries will be presented at the ninth edition of When East Meets West, the Italian co-production forum taking place on January 20-22, 2019 in the frame of the Trieste Film Festival.
21. 10. 2018
Czech Joy 2018: Social awareness is still a constant in Czech documentaries
The festival at Jihlava will, as usual, attempt to introduce the current local environment of documentary cinema as alive and vibrant. Czech Joy, the main national competition, is likely to be seen as the most prestigious showdown of local production.
20. 10. 2018
From miner to programmer: “I’ve overcome my own prejudice,” says Jindřich Andrš
The Last Shift of Thomas Hisem is a short documentary by Jindřich Andrš about eponymous worker’s last day of work before a coal mine is shut down for good. The film was recognized by the jury at the Jihlava IDFF for its unique and authentic atmosphere.
19. 10. 2018
Czech presence at upcoming international festivals DOK Leipzig and IDFA
This year's international representation of Czech cinema is led by Helena Třeštíková and her retrospective at the IDFA festival in Amsterdam.
2. 10. 2018
Helena Třeštíková: I have my doubts all the time. That’s a good thing
Helena Třeštíková is the first Czech director to get a retrospective at the IDFA festival in Amsterdam. Třeštíková is well known for her long-time observations of ordinary people that can sometimes take decades to finish.
13. 8. 2018
Czech Dream – Klusák and Remunda retrospective in Moscow
From 19th to 23rd September 2018 three Moscow cinemas – Kosmos, Fakel and Youth – will screen 8 films by Czech documentary filmmakers Vít Klusák and Filip Remunda as part of a directorial retrospective called Czech Dream.
29. 6. 2018
Czech Documentaries Out of Comfort Zone in Karlovy Vary Competition
Karlovy Vary IFF is undoubtedly the right place to look for well-made Czech movies, documentaries included. It works as an interesting counterbalance to the Jihlava IDFF.
27. 6. 2018
"I love the discussion we have". Editor's place in Czech documentary cinema
Due to current standards, the shape of a movie is born in the editing room and the dynamic between the director and editor is the driving force in the process of documentary filmmaking.
27. 6. 2018
Martin Horyna: There is still a reason to separate documentary films
Interview with Martin Horyna of the Program Department at the Karlovy Vary IFF, and one of the three main brains deciding which films will compete for the best documentary award.