Jakub Sklenář – Luděk Munzar
Herec a sklář Luděk Munzar nám vypráví smutnou pohádka o kumštýřství v Českých zemích.
Herec a sklář Luděk Munzar nám vypráví smutnou pohádka o kumštýřství v Českých zemích.
The town of Kyjov has two traditions: folk culture and methamphetamine. Dressing up in folk costumes is one of the things that the region of Moravian Slovakia is known for, but it is a façade funded from the municipal budget.
Mum is. Mum lives. There’s a scar on her chest, but don’t pay any notice. There’s a heart inside that is beating. Metal against metal. A mechanical aortic valve to replace the one that was all used up. The film poem.
How to get others to notice us?
Director Jindřich Andrš in his film Mike and His Ultras follows a crowd of youtubers who came to witness the trial with one of their members.
Vít Jedlička founded in between of Croatia and Serbia new state Liberland, that represents for many Czechs a hope for dignified life without tax paying to Czech state. Pavel Skala, deputy of Liberland minister of finance, is thus on the way to Balkan to cofund new international tax heaven. Will he be smart enough to »
A little black boy
Washing your Newborn baby. Found footage.
A box of 254 postcards at 1 CZK apiece. Dozens of senders but only one addressee. A portrait of the unknown recipient culled from 50 years of birthday and Christmas greetings. An attempt to put something static into motion, to make something flat deeper, to put life into something dead.
Intimate look at relationship of two girls. One of them is stripper and other one can’t accept it.
A family portray made on the road. A mother and a daughter are setting off to a journey following the memories of the eldest daughter/sister missing in the portray. As we approach the end of the journey, we het to the core of the topic, brought to both women by the absence of the family »
I’ve once bumped up to, in some village garden, an elderly man who drilled holes into snail shells. He was one of the co-founders of genetic engeneering in the Czech Republic. The man dedicated all of his life to improvement of the natural world so that it suits more and more to the needs of »
Pictures from memory of a person suffering from cerebral palsy. He got ill with the Polio virus in the early 60′s. Why and how did experts research the technique of his falls? A dark memory depicts the absurdity of step-by-step manuals to life. “It’s like with a language. If we were always to remember all »
Miroslav Brož’s quixotic struggle to improve the status of the Roma in the Czech Republic has found expression in protests for the removal of a pig farm. The lack of participants in the planned blockade leads to frustration and lost hope for fulfilling the vision of a more active civil society. The diffidence from the »
A portrait of a childless forty-year-old as she re-evaluates her life to date. Not even the disillusionment from romantic ideals is capable of dimming her desire for a child. The film is accompanied by the cynical yet pragmatic commentary of a woman who has given up on finding a life partner in favour of a »
This director’s personal report reflects on how public service officials are transformed into private individuals.
A short film series.
A miniature about the heterosexual relationship of domestic cats in three acts: the gentle foreplay in the form of mutual licking is replaced by passionate coupling, followed yet again by sweet displays of affection. Black and white film was used during the shoot, as well as a muted soundtrack and close-up details of the eyes »
Stockholm – Prague. Mother and daughter trying to shorten the distance between them through video calls. But the geographical distance isn’t the only thing they have to overcome. The dissolution of a home and a formation of another in three shots.
According to the leading Czech Egyptologist, professor Miroslav Barta, more and more signs of the impending collapse of our society are coming. On the background of his reflections we watch documentary short stories that ask whether these signs are so ubiquitous that they pervade the society even in the insignificant moments of everyday life. http://dafilms.com/download/key/s3ef9UKCJF
An absurd and secret meeting of two important men Marian Čalfa and Václav Havel in 1989.
What am I? A revolt against you? Isn´t this story just another provocation? Constant fight?
The film deals with shoplifting as an act of system subversion. It opens up the question of a “moral theft”, catches the thieves in the act and explains the reasons leading to such an act.
A deserted hotel at the gas station by the highway to Pilsen. Only the caretaker knows how it works, what is where, where and how the wind blows… His walk through this empty space, which has been out of use for many years now, tells the story of how the hotel was built during the »
Film made during the workshop Dance for camera with David Hinton 2013 // Director: Kristýna Bartošová / Choreography: Helena Šťávová / Performers: Helena Šťávová, Monika Částková / Music: Jakub Rataj Cinematographer: Aleš Lněnička
We have moved into an apartment in Dejvice quarter with a balcony overlooking the inner courtyard. I look at it every day and it makes me feel anxious. It is desolate, parcelled out, dead. “If you live next to something dead, there’s something dead inside you as well,” one of my neighbours said. The film »
Reportáž z Oslav osvobození naší země roku 1945 (natočeno v květnu roku 2013).
The nearly invisible encounter of two people takes place on a blurred screen, but with audible sounds: A fog that you couldn’t cut even with a knife. Two people meet. Each can see only what he can touch or hear. Better to record it all, in case somebody doesn’t remember. In the end, none of »
The film about the tension between the Roma minority and the white majority in a town near Hradec Králové
Auteur Film Portrait A film about teeth, grave robbing and the joy of life.
Igor’s Big Emotion
Film paints a portrait of the Petr Hájek, head of the presidential chancellery, who is known for his conservative views: he rejects evolution, supports national Catholicism, labels homosexual deviants, equates civil society with neo-Marxism, and claims that Bin Ladin is a media inventions. Shot at Prague Castle and at Hájek’s country cottage.
In the Basque region of Navarra, the director – a stranger – stops passers by next to pieces of political graffiti, letting them explain what they mean and why they were painted. A feature-length documentary about repression, the anti-terrorist act and the events that happen within our common borders.
My point of view of the opinion of two women, ex colleagues from work, who because of awareness of quick and unpretentious profit sell their eggs to unknown people. Film about searching maternal instinct under the microscope.
On November 17th 2008 took place a demonstration of the Workers´ Party (DS) in Litvinov. It was followed by a march of Autonomous Nacionalist to the neighbourhood of Janov, mainly inhabited by Romanies. At the roundabout near to the neighbourhood came to a battle with police and demonstrationists, in media called „Battle of Janov“. This »
“I wanted to make a film about three friends of mine who are essential and inspiring for me and with whom I spent a lot of time. I wanted to show their worlds. How I perceive them. I wanted to get as close as possible to them in the film but as one of them »
When I was 14 years old, my mother wrote a book about a boy that unexpectedly survived a hard disease. It was my boyfriend and I got into the book as well. Parallelly with the book, our love story became a main topic of a TV Nova show called “With one’s own eyes”. I was »
A delicate narration of Mrs Simon who has been corresponding all her life with Agatha Christie. It was her means of escape from the iron hand of her husband to candy.
This film is about a freedom of human life which stays independent from inside and out. In this documentary hymn, the film presents various scenes connected by personal dedication and emotional experience with director’s children, and her friends and close ones in the center of all (Karel Schwarzenberg, Dáša Vokatá, Jim Čert, Stanislav Penc, John »
Když vás bolí hlava, vezmete si aspirin! Máte-li náhodou kocovinu, velmi rychle Vám od ní pomůže ibalgin. A pokud musíte do práce s chřipkou, na dosah je modafen… Dokumentární film o generaci, která je ovládána medicínským průmyslem a jeho reklamními slogany natolik, že bezmyšlenkovitě polyká různobarevné pilulky proti všemu…
The director of the movie decided to create “such nice modern art” at his house. But becouse he never understood art and mainly not modern art, he performs a public opinion search to create his art according to public pool results. With this knowledge, he goes to see Professor Milan Knížák and his students at »
A little superficial reportage from the big superficial world of Czech porn business.
Author´s report about a grave memorial, its author and thick dividing line from the past. A documentary about the liberation of the village of Dyšina by US Army – “Our decision two years ago to build a statue of General Patton here stirred up major controversary. Some were suprised, some applauded it. Not only here »
“When a man and a woman unite they get interconnected energetically in such a way that there is no way to disconnect them.” The spiritual quest of a girl seeking knowledge through tantric sex with a Czech guru.
Mother and daughter in a stylize portrait, which takes place in the clean family swimming pool. Through the short documentary film, these two women reflect common, personal topic which they never speak about. This film causes a ripple on apparently calm level; it tries to break down a communication dam, built up few years ago.
Video se zpěvy a tanci. Nejmocnější muž Universa odjíždí z pražského hotelu Hilton.
During the communist period the Koněv smeltery in Kladno produced “peace steel”, which was meant to be poured down the throats of imperialists. Today in place of the factory there remains an industrial wilderness, in which the poorest inhabitants from the nearby ghettoes collect copper and iron. Bohumil Hrabal and Vladimír Boudník as relevant as »
cvičení Setkání, 2005
A film portrait of a poet, too deep an imprint in the plastic memory of a human body. A lyrical atelier of meetings, efforts to come closer, sudden confrontations of things and words, acute sensual feeling, a sketch capturing something that continues with its very end. How can one describe a short intense film composed »