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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:

2007, Seven ears of the Zodiac, (Sedm uší zvířetníku) , together with Ondřej Vavrečka, 8mm, black and white, colour film, 37 minutes.
2008, Cowshed, (Kravín) , 16mm, black and white, 12 minutes.
2008, In the Pink, (V Růžové) , 8mm, 16mm, black and white, colour, 14 minutes.
2009, Not just standing, but rising up (Milan Balabán), (Nejenom na nohou, ale i na zadních (Milan Balabán) , 8mm, 16mm, black and white, colour, 29 minutes.
2012, My Body's Body, (Tělo mého těla) , 8mm, 16mm, video, colour, 22 minutes.

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Mental Troglodyte

Mentální troglodyt (Orig.) / 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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