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Jan Foukal

Czech Republic

Biography

Jan Foukal was born in 1979 in Malá Haná in the villa Sibiř (Siberia), then Czechoslovakia. After graduating from the elementary art school (piano) he founded the music band Diktát where he plays the guitar. He studied at the Archbishop’s Grammar School in Prague and later he studied journalism. He spent some time in Berlin where he made his first film Searching for the Future Times. On the basis of this work, he was accepted to FAMU where he has been studiing at the Departement of Documentary Film since 2003.


Filmography:

Na druhé koleji (18´, CZ, 2005)
Úder ledové sprchy (10´, CZ, 2005)
Ahoj Babu (26´, CZ, 2006)
Poslední přednáška Egona Bondyho/ Egon Bondy´s last lecture (33´, CZ, 2009)
Portrét Miroslava Ondříčka (7´, CZ, 2009)
The Making Of (30', Czech Republic, 2011)

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Hello Babu

Ahoj Babu (Orig.) / 2008 / Czech Republic / 26 min

This documentary is the first report on videotherapy, a new and unexplored branch of psychology in Bohemia.

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The Making Of

The Making Of (Orig.) / 2011 / Czech Republic / 26 min

Film is an original reflection on the events of November 17, 1989 as perceived by the Czech society...

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