Ten Titles Compete in the Czech Competition at One World Festival 2018

2. 3. 2018

Author: Anna Kaslová

The One World festival will be presenting three world premieres and three domestic premieres of Czech documentaries. International jury will choose the best documentary in the Czech Competition category, in which ten Czech productions films will vie for the main prize. World premieres in this section include director Saša Dlouhý’s God Forsaken about the life of immigrants in the Czech Republic, Andran Ambramjan’s Empire Builders, which presents a staged show by local anti-Islam extremists, and AsexuaLOVE, which is the first film to explore our country’s asexual subculture. Another three films will be presented as Czech premieres: Nothing Like Before by the directorial duo of Lukáš Kokeš and Klára Tasovská is a contemporary coming-of-age story set in a small town on the country’s borders. Film premiered at IDFA 2017 in Competition for First Appearance section. When the War Comes (dir. Jan Gebert) looks at the controversial extremist group Slovak Fighters. Film was an opening film of Panorama section at Berlinale 2018. Petr Horký’s The Russian Job explores the fate of the Russian carmaker AvtoVAZ and the legendary Lada cars. The Russian Job premiered at IDFA 2017 in Competition for Mid-Length Documentary section.

A Theory of Equality (dir. Barbora Chalupová, 2017)
AsexuaLOVE (dir. Eva Lammelová, 2018)
Empire Builders (dir. Andran Abramjan, 2018)
God Forsaken (dir. Saša Dlouhý, 2018)
Non-Parent (dir. Jana Počtová, 2017)
Mečiar (dir. Tereza Nvotová, 2017)
Nothing Like Before (dir. Lukáš Kokeš, Klára Tasovská, 2017)
The Limits of Work (dir. Apolena Rychlíková)
When the War Comes (dir. Jan Gebert, 2018)
The Russian Job (dir. Petr Horký, 2017)

Full programme of One Worl festival 2018 can be found here

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