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Blahovec

Bohdan Bláhovec

Czech Republic

Biography

He was born in 1984 in Pilsen in Czech republic. Has received his BA at FAMU, Dept. of Documentary Film. His student film Who Is Afraid of Ashley Lightspeed? won the Award for Best Documentary Film at FamuFest 2007 and Special Jury Award at Finale 2008. His bachelor film About a Home got accepted into Jihlava IDFF 2008 and was part of competition section at Fresh Film Fest 2009 and Finale 2009. He contributes to a number of magazines.

He is also among the pioneers of slam poetry in the Czech Republic. He performs all across Europe and was the only Czech delegate at the Berlin International Literature Festival. He won the first price in Final Competion of Czech Poetry Slam in 2005.

Filmography:

Who is affraid of Ashley Lightspeed? (20´, FAMU 2007)
About House (25´, FAMU, 2008)
Show! (68', Czech Republic, 2013)
Ex-prime ministers (26', ČR, 2013)
Gottland (120', Czech Republic, 2014)

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My home

Domov můj (Orig.) / 2014 / Czech Republic / 3 min

My house. My home. Where is my home? One afternoon in one quarter. An encounter of innocence and inebriation on a few square metres. Paradise on earth it is to see.

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Show!

Show! (Orig.) / 2013 / Czech Republic / 66 min

A surprisingly intimate portrait of how the dream of running one’s own business can take on monstrous contours. Managed by the father of one of the singers, over the course of five years the girl band 5Angels had reached the gates of pop fame. But it is a path paved not only with the songs of Michal David, but also with the dogged determination of a man who loses any notion of where his role as manager ends and his role as parent begins.

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Who is afraid of Ashley Lightspeed?

Kdo chce zabít Ashley? (Orig.) / 2007 / Czech Republic / 20 min

A little superficial reportage from the big superficial world of Czech porn business.

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