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.
4. 3. 2020
Two Czech Films at CPH:DOX
CPH:DOX (March 18–29) has included two Czech films in the programme: Caught in the Net by Barbora Chalupová & Vít Klusák in the Main Competition and A Sarcophagus for a Queen by Pavel Štingl in the Greatest Hits.
26. 2. 2020
Jaroslav Kratochvíl: “We’re telling personal, compelling stories”
Jaroslav Kratochvíl is attending the Ex Oriente Film workshop with Comfortable Century, an unusual documentary about the life of buildings designed by the famous architect Adolf Loos. His famous interiors will be populated using projection mapping.
20. 2. 2020
Viera Čákanyová's FREM at Berlinale
Viera Čákanyová's documentary FREM, a unique and experimental documentary that brings us a look at the Antarctica and its nature through the eyes of an artificial intelligence, will have an international premiere at Berlinale Forum.
17. 12. 2019
Film Resistance Against Oblivion
Director Vera Lacková and producer Jan Bodnár discuss their film How I Became a Partisan about Roma resistance fighters during World War II.
15. 12. 2019
Czech Documentary Filmmakers Out in the World – Veronika Kührová
Producer Veronika Kührová talks about the making of Greta Stocklassa’s directorial debut Kiruna – A Brand New World and about documentary funding in Sweden and the Czech Republic.
14. 12. 2019
Czech Documentary Filmmakers Out in the World – Bára Jíchová Tyson
The director and producer of Talking About Adultery – a movie that presents multiple perspectives on relationships, marriage and infidelity – offers her views on how to fund creative documentary films in the U.S.