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.
26. 6. 2019
East Silver Caravan documentaries at Pärnu Film Festival
Three East Silver Caravan films are part of the programme of Pärnu Film Festival (June 24 – July 7): How Big is the Galaxy?, My Father Is My Mother's Brother and Between Us.
26. 6. 2019
The first Ex Oriente Film 2019 session has ended in Banská Štiavnica
The first session of the international workshop Ex Oriente Film 2019 has ended in Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia. The next session will be held at Ji.hlava IDFF (October 24–29, 2019).
25. 6. 2019
Submit your rough cut to East Silver 2019
East Silver, a documentary market specialized in Eastern and Central European film, is open for submissions! The deadline for films in rough cut stage is July 31. The market takes place during 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF (October 24 – 29, 2019).
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.
17. 6. 2019
Documentary July at Světozor Cinema
The Institute of Documentary Film and Documentary Monday bring in July to Světozor Cinema two remarkable documentaries: The Good Death (dir. Tomáš Krupa) on July 15 and Ticket to the Moon (dir. Veronika Janatková) on July 22.
11. 6. 2019
Ex Oriente Film 2019 open programme announced
The first workshop of the international training programme Ex Oriente Film 2019 takes place June 20-25 in Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia. Significant part of the programme, including masterclasses and screenings, is open to public.
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?