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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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On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.

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As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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