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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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