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Helena Papirnikova-Horackova

Helena Papírníková

Czech Republic

Biography

Helena Papírníková-Horáčková (born 1978) studied political science and worked in the presidential office of Václav Havel. She went on to study the Department of Documentary Film at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) from which she graduated by her film about the Czech underground community All We Know Is Everything Will Turn Out Well (2008) for which she was awarded the 2009 Andrej Stankovič Award, awarding a unique creative work in the field of cinematography overlooked by major film criticism. She also made a film portrait of underground poet Jirous with the title Ivan Martin Jirous in 12 Images (2004), a narrative about herbs Jim Čert’s Herbal (2006), and a film with songs Nostalgic Memories of Underground Solidarity... (2007). She has four children and lives in Prague.

Filmography:

Filmography:

Omnia Orta Cadunt (CZ, 2001)
Ivan Martin Jirous - 23 záběrů/ Ivan Martin Jirous (23 Takes) (13´, CZ, 2002)
Mediální brouk (CZ, 2003)
Herbář Jima Čerta/ Jim Cert's Herbarium (60´, CZ, 2004)
Ivan Martin Jirous čte dopis od Dášy Vokaté při mši u Tyrolského domu v oboře knížete Schwarzenberga (11´, CZ, 2007)
Naše jediná jistota je, že všechno dobře dopadne/ All We Know Is Everything Will Turn Out Well (100´, CZ, 2008)

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All We Know Is Everything Will Turn Out Well

Naše jediná jistota je, že všechno dobře dopadne (Orig.) / 2008 / Czech Republic / 106 min

This film is about a freedom of human life which stays independent from inside and out...

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Ivan Martin Jirous (23 Takes)

Ivan Martin Jirous (23 Takes) (Orig.) / 2002 / Czech Republic / 13 min

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Nostalgic Memories of Underground Solidarity

Ivan Martin Jirous čte dopis... (Orig.) / 2007 / Czech Republic / 11 min

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