19. 5. 2018
Petr Horký wins Pavel Koutecký Award for The Russian Job
Petr Horký got Pavel Koutecký Award for his documentary The Russian Job. Matěj Šmelko was awarded for his short film Úhorná. The jury has also decided to give a Special Mention to Klára Tasovská and Lukáš Kokeš for their documentary Nothing Like Before.
9. 5. 2018
New Czech-German documentary festival ELBE DOC.K
New Czech-German festival ELBE DOC.K, connected with the 12th edition of Pavel Koutecký Award, will take place from May 16th to 20th in Ústí nad Labem (Czech Republic) and from May 24th to 26th in Dresden (Germany).
13. 4. 2018
What Do the Films Selected for Hot Docs Say about Czech Documentary Scene?
Canada‘s Hot Docs is the largest documentary festival in North America. This year's 25th edition includes two Czech films, which marks yet another success after the unprecedented presence at the 2017 IDFA in Amsterdam.
5. 4. 2018
Spring with Czech Documentaries
Within three weeks, an unusually high number of Czech documentaries made it to the cinema distribution. These six films, previously showed with success at festivals, offer both contemporary themes and looking into the past.
9. 3. 2018
East Doc Platform Awarded Best Documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe
Organized by the Institute of Documentary Film, the EAST DOC PLATFORM – the largest event for documentary filmmakers in Central and Eastern Europe – took place for the seventh time. Prague hosted 350 film professionals from around the world.
6. 3. 2018
East Doc Platform Reveals Jury Line-up
At the East Doc Platform 2018, filmmakers will present almost fifty documentary projects from Central and Eastern Europe that can win one of several prizes worth a total of EUR 35,000 for further film development.
2. 3. 2018
Ten Titles Compete in the Czech Competition at One World Festival 2018
For second time, an international jury will choose the best documentary of the Czech Competition at One World festival 2018.
1. 3. 2018
Viewers’ Own Takeaway Is the Best One
Jan Gebert's latest documentary feature When the War Comes (Až přijde válka) takes viewers to an ordinary Slovak landscape where a group of young men trains to defend Slovakia from perceived foreign threats, especially refugees.
1. 3. 2018
Event Distribution: Filmmakers’ Extra Effort or Something More?
Documentary filmmakers still want to see their work on the screen, but is it really necessary?
1. 3. 2018
Czech Place at the East Doc Platform
Are Czech filmmakers trapped inside the national borders not only physically, but also intellectually and stylistically? Fortunately, from the past months we know that some are capable of moving outside. What does East Doc Platform mean for Czech cinema?