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Andrea Slováková

Czech Republic

Biography

Documentarist, teacher, programmer. She studied Mass Media Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University in Prague, after graduation received the first postgraduate degree. Graduated also from Film Science at the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University, where is now finishing the postgraduate studies. She studied documentary film-making at FAMU in Prague. Since 2003 until 2011 she worked in the management of Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, in the last years as the director for publishing activities. Now she co-operates with Jihlava IDFF as programmer of experimental films, the head of the workshop for students Media and documentary, and as the chief editor of bimonthly Dok.revue. She publishes articles in different magazines (e.g. Cinepur, Kino Ikon, Film a doba, A2) and was editor-in-chief of the annual anthology of texts on documentary called DO. She teaches history and methods of documentary film at Masaryk´s University in Brno. As an artist, she made e.g. the portrait of Czech mathematician Petr Vopěnka, film about clouds or film essay about supervision mechanisms.


Filmography:
2016 • Oživení průmyslu (19 min, HD)
2015 • Bytosti a aparáty (26 min, HD)
2011 • In Sight (42 min, 16 mm, HD)
2007 • Clouds (18 min, 35 mm)
2006 • Intent to Enrich the Bare Mechanistical World (22 min, 16 mm)
2006 • Stolen (About Words) (4 min, 35 mm)
2004 • Sábato´s Tunnel in the Story of Colours (10 min, 16 mm)
2004 • Loos´s Box (11 min, 16 mm)

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An Intent to Enrich the Bare Mechanistic World

Úmysl obohatit holý mechanistický svět (Orig.) / 2006 / Czech Republic / 22 min

Prof. Petr Vopěnka is a worldwide famous Czech mathematician, author of many books concerning history of Maths, geometry above all.

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Clouds

Oblaka (Orig.) / 2007 / Czech Republic / 18 min

Slightly meteorological film about creating, behaving and blustering of clouds...

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In Sight

Nadohled (Orig.) / 2011 / Czech Republic / 42 min

Film essay about classical and postmodern supervision mechanisms.

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Loos´ Box

Loosova bedna (Orig.) / 2004 / Czech Republic / 10 min

The so-called raumplan, special space-structuring in the Muller's Villa in Prague, respecting function and symbolical importance of each room in the house, was Adolf Loos's specific understanding of functionalism. We build the Villa from thoughts: the film mirrors particular changes in mathematics, cinema and in the social role of media.

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Stolen (about words)

Ukradeno (o slovech) (Orig.) / 2006 / Czech Republic / 4 min

Fooling around with the words stolen from J.F.Lyotard Coming back and with the commentary about different communication. Conviction that words are far away from their meanings.

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