17. 10. 2019
Telling the Story of Electronic Music on Film
Just a few moments in, The Sound Is Innocent commands one’s attention with its remarkably sophisticated audiovisual style. Johana Ožvold talks about how everything has to come together to make this movie a success.
16. 10. 2019
Czech Documentary Joys in 2019
Each year, the Ji.hlava IDFF’s Czech Joy section serves as a semi-definitive survey of new Czech documentaries. The competition also provides a good opportunity to look back on documentary releases over the past months.
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.