29. 10. 2018
Silver Eye Award 2018 goes to Jan Gebert's When the War Comes
For the 10th time the Institute of Documentary Film gave Silver Eye Award to the best documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe at East Silver Market. The winner of the feature length category is When the War Comes (dir. Jan Gebert).
28. 10. 2018
Silver Eye Award 2018 in short category announced
The winner of the Silver Eye Award in short length category is Eight Images from the Life of Nastya Sokolova (dir. Alina Kotova, Vladlena Sandu). Special Mention goes to Lembri Uudu (dir. Eeva Mägi).
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.
18. 10. 2018
"I’ll eventually get back to Syria… Soon"
An interview with Sean McAllister, originally published in Industry Reel at East Doc Platform 2012, about the Middle East, outsiders and inner journeys.
16. 10. 2018
Tomáš Tožička is the new executive director of IDF
Tomáš Tožička is the new executive director of the Institute of Documentary Film from October 2018 The previous director Bojan Schuch, who has been with IDF since 2012, will work on a new position of a financial consultant.
15. 10. 2018
The Limits of Work at Doclisboa
Visitors of the prestigious festival, Doclisboa, will have the opportunity to watch Apolena Rychlíková's documentary, The Limits of Work, in which the journalist Saša Uhlová explores the worst paid jobs in the Czech Republic.
14. 10. 2018
KineDok evening: upcoming documentaries and When the War Comes gala premiere
KineDok hosted a documentary evening in Světozor Cinema on Monday, October 8, 2018. The special evening included the presentation of upcoming documentaries followed by the gala premiere of Jan Gebert's film When the War Comes.
13. 10. 2018
DAFilms.com presents: Short Joy online
Pick the Winner of a competition section of Ji.hlava IDFF! Short Joy is the traditional competition section of Ji.hlava IDFF which presents the best short documentaries from around the world.