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Bystrican

Ivo Bystřičan

Czech Republic

Biography

Ivo Bystrican (*1980) graduated from Sociology and Social Policy-Social Work. Currently he is studying the last grade of Documentary Filmmaking at Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic. He focuses especially on social topics. His author documentary films were screened by festivals in China, Izrael, Canada, Brazil, France, Spain, Moldovia, Germany and many other countries. For CEE Bankwatch Network he directed his last feature documentary film Copper Age which reveals paradoxical nature of European development help in Zambian copper mining industry. Ivo Bystrican as a director also cooperates with Czech Television and with variety of NGOs.


Filmography:

Burza předsudků (ČR, 2005)
Better Tomorrow (ČR, 2005)
Proklatě smutné kuře (ČR, 2005)
Roštěnky (ČR, 2007)
Sikora. Little personal marketing epos. (ČR, 2007)
Permanent residence Prague (ČR, 2008)
Zkoumání třídního původu (ČR, 2009)
Copper Age (54´, ČR, 2009)
Bitevní pole domácích prací (ČR, 2011)
Hyperboloid nad městem (ČR, 2011)
Zrezivělá krása (ČR, 2011)
Hypermarket, jeho pán a otrok (ČR, 2011)
Kdo uteče, ten je chlap (ČR, 2011)
Atomová víra (ČR, 2012)
Když děti nosí stát (ČR, 2012)
Český žurnál (ČR, 2013)
Expremiéři (ČR, 2013)
Klovací pořádek (ČR, 2013)
Mých posledních 150 tisíc cigaret (ČR, 2013) Český žurnál: Zločin pana Chytila (ČR, 2014)
Dál nic (ČR, 2014)

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Byeway

Dál nic (Orig.) / 2014 / Czech Republic / 72 min

Seven years on, builders are unable to complete the last few kilometres of the D8 motorway that leads through the protected area of the Bohemian Uplands to Germany. The construction is blocked by a series of actions by the Children of the Earth civic association, which draws attention to illegality surrounding the course of the project. But locals see the situation differently...

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Copper Age

Doba měděná (Orig.) / 2010 / Czech Republic / 54 min

A lightning documentary inspection in Zambia, which, despite being one of the largest exporters of copper in the world, is increasingly more dependent on the world's help, because having privatized the mines, the export of raw materials no longer brings any fortune.

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Copper Age (ENGLISH VERSION)

Doba měděná (ANGLICKÁ VERZE) (Orig.) / 2010 / Czech Republic / 54 min

A lightning documentary inspection in Zambia, which, despite being one of the largest exporters of copper in the world, is increasingly more dependent on the world's help, because having privatized the mines, the export of raw materials no longer brings any fortune.

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Decent house

Slušný dům (Orig.) / 2014 / Czech Republic / 5 min

Because of the elevator, occupants of the house only know the others on their floor. Meeting the yet unseen occupants of an apartment building after two years of house sharing. What links those who have chosen this place out of all other places on the planet? A minimalist documentary probe into local predetermination and polite urban indifference.

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My Last 150 Thousand Cigarettes

Mých posledních 150 tisíc cigaret (Orig.) / 2013 / Czech Republic / 52 min

This infotainment documentary tackles the politics and business behind the most widespread addiction. The filmmakers travel to Kutná Hora to explore the state-tolerated drug in terms of the business it generates. Kutná Hora with its cigarette factory becomes a microcosm that represents the vicious circle of making money of human weakness.

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Permanent Residence Prague

Trvalé bydliště Praha (Orig.) / 2008 / Czech Republic / 27 min

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Sikora. Little Personal Marketing Epos.

Sikora. Malý osobní marketingový epos. (Orig.) / 2007 / Czech Republic / 38 min

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