21. 8. 2021
True Story, episode 13: Reconstruction of Occupation
Director Jan Šikl and producer Alice Tabery talk with Nicole J. Adelman about the archives used in Reconstruction of Occupation, and about hope, open borders, peaceful protest and more. The film had a World premiere at Karlovy Vary IFF on August 21.
18. 8. 2021
True Story, episode 12: Every Single Minute
Episode 2 of the 2nd season of True Story, a documentary interview series, brings together host Ivona Remundová and director Erika Hníková & producer Jiří Konečný to discuss their film Every Single Minute, which premiered at KVIFF on Aug 21.
11. 8. 2021
True Story, episode 11: Living Water
The second season of True Story series, featuring interviews with filmmakers about their new documentaries and current topics, is here! We open with Nicole J. Adelman talking to director Pavel Borecký about his film Living Water.
12. 12. 2020
Czech docs at festivals
Find about Czech documentaries screened at DOK Leipzig, PÖFF, Cottbus, DOC NYC and other festivals from October to December 2020.
11. 12. 2020
The End of “The End of Representative Democracy”
Christopher Small writes about Karel Vachek's last film novel Communism and the Net or the End of Representative Democracy.
13. 8. 2020
KineDok will screen Vachek's Communism and Stocklassa's Kiruna
KineDok includes several Czech and Slovak films in the 2020 edition, including Karel Vachek's Communism or Net, Greta Stocklassa's Kiruna - A Brand New World, Tomáš Elšík's Central Bus Station and Barbora Berezňáková's Never Happened.
12. 8. 2020
Eliška Cílková: Pripyat made a strong impression on me
Pripyat Piano, a short creative documentary by Eliška Cílková, reveals a hidden memory of a ghost town. In the online interview the director describes how her musical project evolved into the film which premiered at Visions du Réel 2020.
11. 8. 2020
Ex Oriente Film 2020 with Czech and Slovak projects
The 2020 edition of the international Ex Oriente Film workshop for documentaries in development includes three Czech and Slovak projects: Blix by Greta Stocklassa, Mastery by Kateřina Turečková and Happily (un)Faithful by Diana Fabiánová.
17. 7. 2020
Czech Documentary Filmmakers Out in the World – Kristýna Michálek Květová
With Kristýna Michálek Květová, the graduate of the Department of Production at FAMU and the founder of Cinémotif Films production company, we were talking about usefulness of workshops, The Sound is Innocent and other films she produces.
17. 4. 2020
Obituary: Artemio Benki
Documentary filmmaker, director and producer Artemio Benki died in Paris on April 15, 2020, after a long illness, at the age of 53. He was the founder of Sirena Film and Artcam Films, his feature-length documentary Solo (2019) got multiple awards.