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radek tůma

Radek Tůma

Czech Republic


Radek Tůma was born in 1976 in Náchod, Czechoslovakia. He grew up in Nové Město nad Metují, studied at the business academy in Jablonec nad Nisou, served his civilian service in the Goose on a String Theatre and graduated from the Department of Documentary Film of the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He works as chief director of the Théâtre de la Liberté art collective producing film, theatre and music.


Kašpárkova dobrodružství (14’, Czech Republic, 1999)
Mobilis in mobili (18’, Czech Republic, 2000)
In Praise of Lunacy (24’, Czech Republic, 2001)
Autodidakté architektury nitra (65’, Czech Republic, 2005)
Imago Patri (62’, Czech Republic, 2005)
Deepsummer Night Dream (62, Czech Republic, 2005)
Plani di giardini ideali (105’, Czech Republic, 2008)


Plani Di Giardini Ideali

Plani Di Giardini Ideali (Orig.) / 2008 / Czech Republic / 105 min

Vratislav Brabenec, a poet, musician, and gardener is the centre stage of a baroque western, an all embracing documentary film depicting a play while the play becomes a documentary: there are no limits to the human creativity, and thus it is possible for speculations about plans for a garden and misty poeticism about the train of love to stand at the same level with a theatre performance, which makes the film a blend of sensuality and metaphysical anxiety, thirst for life and the demonia of death and doom.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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