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Jasmina Blaževič

Jasmina Blažević

Czech Republic

Biography

Jasmina Blažević was born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1965. She studied comparative literature and oriental studies. In 1988 she moved to Prague to study at FAMU where she recieved an MA degree in directing. Her student films won several prizes. After graduating from FAMU she worked as a 1st or 2nd AD on a number of productions. In the mid-1990s she started her own production company, focused primarily on documentary films.

Filmography:

Shapirovy rukopisy (CZ, 1993)
Celnice (30´, CZ, 1994)
Malé sny ulice (CZ, 1999)
Babičky ve víru lásky (CZ, 1999)
Barmští vězni (22´, CZ, 2000)
Řád saténových mašlí (65´, CZ, 2000)
Nenávidím svoji práci (CZ, 2001)
Láska je makačka (CZ, 2002)
Co jim ještě můžeme udělat (CZ, 2003)
Cesta – portrét Věry Chytilové/ Journey – A Potrait of Věra Chytilová (52´, CZ, 2004)

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Journey

Cesta (Orig.) / 2003 / Czech Republic / 52 min

Seventy-four years old lady is still fighting her battles in professional and personal life. Her last feature film was a critic and audience disaster. Although she is respected like someone who was making the history of Czech Film she is not happy only with that - Věra Chytilová.

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On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.

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The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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