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Viola Ježková

Czech Republic

Biography

Viola Ježková is a Czech documentary film director, student of Documentary Film Departement at FAMU, Prague. Her short student film My Body's Body was awarded of Best documentary film at FAMUFEST NOIR 2012.


Filmography:

Seven ears of the Zodiac / Sedm uší zvířetníku, together with Ondřej Vavrečka (37', CZ, 2007)
Cowshed / Kravín (12', CZ, 2008)
In the Pink / V Růžové (14', CZ, 2008)
Not just standing, but rising up (Milan Balabán) / Nejenom na nohou, ale i na zadních (Milan Balabán) (29', CZ, 2009)
My Body's Body / Tělo mého těla (22', CZ, 2012)

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Mental Troglodyte

Mentální troglodyt (Orig.) / 2013 / Czech Republic / 22 min

Mental Troglodyte is a personal film commentary on the Czech presidential elections in 2013.

The process of voting for one or the other candidate functions merely as a background. The main focus is on the confrontation of two political positions – the necessity to vote for one of the two candidates as opposed to the option not to vote at all.

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My Body's Body

My Body's Body (Orig.) / 2012 / Czech Republic / 24 min

The images and sounds of the first months after the birthof my children bring us closer to a diff erent quality of time. An epiphany of the body – a sounding board for the audience’s presence. A tale of something profoundly fundamental...

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My Body's Body / CS Version

Tělo mého těla (Orig.) / 2012 / Czech Republic / 24 min

The images and sounds of the first months after the birthof my children bring us closer to a diff erent quality of time. An epiphany of the body – a sounding board for the audience’s presence. A tale of something profoundly fundamental...

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Not just standing, but rising up (Milan Balabán)

Not just standing, but rising up (Milan Balabán) (Orig.) / Czech Republic / 26 min

God is the river that carries us along...

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Not just standing, but rising up (Milan Balabán) / CS Version

Nejenom na nohou, ale i na zadních (Milan Balabán) (Orig.) / Czech Republic / 26 min

God is the river that carries us along...

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Seven ears of the Zodiac

Sedm uší zvířetníku (Orig.) / 2007 / Czech Republic / 37 min

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The Cowshed

Kravín (Orig.) / 2008 / Czech Republic / 10 min

One of the Upanishads says to "meditate on speech as a cow. The gods, men and the fathers live on her udders“.

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Doc no Rio Through the Eyes of Curator Maria Mendes

Doc no Rio Through the Eyes of Curator Maria Mendes

How did the idea of presenting the Doc no Rio showcase of Brazilian documentary, a part of which is available exclusively online at DAFilms.com, come about? Why does it make sense to be interested in Brazilian film? The curator of the programme Maria Mendes has answers!

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- 29.6.2015 -

Eternal or Factual 19th Jihlava IDFF?

Eternal or Factual 19th Jihlava IDFF?

The Doc Alliance festival season is in full swing! While the film world is preparing for the baking hot Marseille, the fall stop on the film festival map, Jihlava IDFF, is also getting ready; quite intensely in fact. The 19th edition is inspired by the theme of eternity and the festival visitors will be inspired by a truly exceptional guest – Julian Assange.

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- 22.6.2015 -

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