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.
14. 4. 2020
Visions du Réel with Pripyat Piano and Wolves at the Borders
The online edition of Visions du Réel includes Wolves at the Borders by Martin Páv (Ex Oriente Film) and Pripyat Piano by Eliška Cílková (East Silver Caravan, Silver Eye Award), as well as Roma by Olha Zhurba (Ex Oriente Film, East Doc Platform Award).
4. 3. 2020
Czech Docs at East Doc Platform 2020
Five upcoming documentaries will be presented at Czech Docs... Coming Soon, while six Czech/co-production projects will be pitched at East Doc Forum and another five will be part of East Doc Market.
4. 3. 2020
Czech Documentary Filmmakers Out in the World – Vratislav Šlajer
Vratislav Šlajer of Bionaut is a producer with an international outlook. His latest project is Kings of Šumava, an animated documentary film by Kris Kelly, which follows the story of the former people smuggler and anti-communist fighter Josef Hasil.