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Erika Hníková

Erika Hníková

Czech Republic

Biography

Erika Hníková (born 24.12. 1976, Prague) is Czech documentary filmmaker. She studied at the Documentary department at FAMU in Prague. While still studying she already get reputation with her short documentaries. In 2004, she graduated with feature length documentary The Beauty Exchange, which was in Czech and Slovak cinema distribution and won the Audience Award at Jihlava IDFF in 2004. Her last documentary I guess we´ll meet at the Eurocamp was in Czech cinema distribution and was screened in competitions at several world festivals (Leipzig, HotDocs Toronto). From July 2006 to September 2007 she was working as an editor in chief in New Space magazine (Czech Big Issue).

Filmography:

Čtyři kroky dvojpůlka/ Four Steps Quarter Turn (19´, CZ, 2000)
Naše třída/ Our Class (30´, CZ, 2001)
Ženy pro měny/ The Beauty Exchange (77´, CZ, 2004)
Den E/ E DAY (56´, CZ, 2004) - segment director
Sejdeme se v Eurocampu/ Guess We´ll Meet at the Eurocamp (56´, CZ, 2005)
Site specific projekt DŮM (45', Czech Republic, 2010)
Nesvatbov/Matchmaking Mayor (72', Czech Republic, 2010)
Tři dary (26', Czech Republic, 2011)

Nesvatbov 01

Matchmaking Mayor

Nesvatbov (Orig.) / 2010 / Czech Republic, Slovakia / 72 min

A situational documentary about a generation of singles in their 30s who live in a medium-sized Slovak village, and their mayor who, in an effort to maintain the village population, sets out to bring them together.

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