Czech Docs... Coming Soon 2019 – selected projects

9. 2. 2019

Author: Anna Kaslová

Essential part of the East Doc Platform is the presentation Czech Docs... Coming Soon dedicated to Czech documentary projects.

Upcoming feature documentaries are presented by producer-director teams to an audience of invited representatives of leading international film festivals, sales agents, distributors, and to the wide public. This event is organized in cooperation with the Audiovisual Producers' Association (APA) and the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. The presentation will be moderated by Tue Steen Müller.

The aim of the presentation is to enable Czech producers to present their upcoming films in person to international distribution and festival circuits to secure international release and/or to find partners for their project.

The presentation takes place on March 12, 2019, 2:30 pm - 4 pm, ​at French Institute in Prague / Kino 35

The presentation is followed by individual meetings between the filmmakers and the industry representatives / decision makers within the East Doc Market.

​Kiruna 2.0
 (dir. Greta Stocklassa, prod. Veronika Kührová, Michal Kráčmer / Analog​ ​Vision, CZ)
By following young people of the town of Kiruna who are the future society, we question whether it is possible to plan people's lives and how they react to the plan of moving the town due to mining.

Czech Journal: The Okamura Brothers (dir. Filip Remunda, prod. Petr Kubica​ ​/ Czech TV, CZ)
A film portrait of three siblings and of our contemporary society that is, similarly to Hayato, Osamu and Tomio, united as much as divided. By interweaving the protagonists’ opinions with the history of their family and the troubled times we are living in, the documentary brings a testimony about how difficult it is to be a brother in both personal and social terms.

The Sound Is Innocent (dir. Johana Ožvold, prod. Kristýna Michálek​ ​Květová / Cinémotif Films, CZ/FR/SK)
The music is a game, a playground. And for creating the electronic music the main tool and toy is an instrument, a device, a machine…

Dálava (working title) (dir. Martin Mareček, prod. Petr Oukropec​ ​/ Negativ Film Productions, Hanka ​Kastelicová, Tereza Polachová / HBO Europe)
Vít became a father very early, perhaps too early. Surprisingly enough, he fell happily and with determination into the parenthood. He adopted everything to the effort of provision of the family.

Another Chance (dir. Eva Tomanová, prod. Jiří Konečný / endorfilm, CZ)
The main protagonist is Mirek a marriage swindler, Monika is one of the last people to have been bamboozled by Mirek.She tested positive for HIV. Mirek started taking care of her and even proposed marriage to her before

The Call of the Wild​ ​(dir. Karolína Peroutková, CZ)
Everybody knows that a fence means a border around our property. Stop! Only thieves and small boys don’t respect these borders. Ok, let´s go with them.

Communism (dir. Karel Vachek, prod. Mikuláš ​Novotný, Radim Procházka / Background Films, Robert Kirchhoff / atelier.doc, CZ/SK)
A new, cheerful film essay by Karel Vachek is a collage composed of staged passages from literature, personal memories, ​and tableaux from world history.

Tue Steen Müller
Country: Denmark
Company: www.filmkommentaren.dk
Born 1947, Tue worked with short and documentary films for over 20 years at the Danish Film Board. He wrote articles for national and international newspapers and magazines, co-founded Balticum Film and TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord, Documentary of the EU and European Documentary Network. Tue has given documentary courses and seminars in more than 40 countries. From its foundation in 1996, director of EDN. From 2006, a freelance consultant and teacher in Danish and European documentary matters, until 2009 Head of Studies at IDF's Ex Oriente Film. Teacher at Baltic Sea Forum, programme consultant for film festivals as Magnificent7, DocsBarcelona. From September 2007, a teacher at the Zelig Documentary Film School, Italy. Several awards.

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