1. 7. 2019
Playing it unsafe – Helena Třeštíková’s long-term observation
With her documentary series Marriage Stories (1987) and films, such as René (2008), Katka (2009) and Private Universe (2011), filmmaker Helena Třeštíková belongs among the major proponents of long-term observation.
27. 6. 2019
Director Artemio Benki: "I like strong, personal stories that are a bit extreme"
The French-born Czech filmmaker Artemio Benki follows the journey of the Argentinean virtuoso Martin P. from psychiatric ward back to society. In this interview, Benki talks about different aspects of his approach.
25. 6. 2019
Director Veronika Janatková: "Everything was dictated by the pace of the project"
Co-produced by ARTE and Czech TV, Ticket to the Moon revisits the Cold War space race. In addition to a TV cut, the first-time director Veronika Janatková also made a festival version of the film.
21. 6. 2019
Czech upcoming documentaries
The Czech Film Fund supported projects currently in production or post production stage.
10. 6. 2019
Czech Documentaries at the 54th KVIFF
Czech films the 54th Karlovy Vary IFF. What are the names of participating Czech and Slovak filmmakers that are eagerly awaited by the local media every year?
21. 5. 2019
Central European films competing at ELBE DOCK 2019
International Documentary Film Festival ELBE DOCK is taking place May 28th to June 2nd in Ústí nad Labem. For the first time it will award the best Central European debut.
9. 2. 2019
Czech Docs... Coming Soon 2019 – selected projects
Essential part of the East Doc Platform is the presentation Czech Docs... Coming Soon dedicated to Czech documentary projects in development, production and post-production
6. 2. 2019
Greta Stocklassa: I feel an obligation to the protagonists
Director Greta Stocklassa is currently making Kiruna 2.0, a film about the relocation of a Swedish mining town. The film will be presented at Czech Docs... Coming Soon during East Doc Platform 2019 and is part of Ex Oriente Film workshop.
5. 2. 2019
Czech film awards are reflecting the desire for international recognition
Documentaries nominated for prestigious Czech Film Awards have one thing in common – they all have been successful outside the Czech borders.
22. 1. 2019
Animated Documentary – A Hundred Years Old and Still Alive
Czech animated documentary is represented by Diana Cam Van Nguyen, whose short film Apart will compete at the prestigious Rotterdam festival. This year’s Anifilm, the International Festival of Animated Film will also focus on this unusual film format.