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Jaroslav Hovorka

Czech Republic

Biography

Jaroslav Hovorka works mostly for Czech TV, he is director of epizodes of tv documentary series Světci a svědci/ Saints and Witnesses and Cesty víry/ Paths of Faith and many more. He also specializes on classic and traditional folk music, culture of Romany minority in Czech Republic and TV fairy tales for children.

Filmography:

Krátký život druhé republiky (57´, CZ, 1998)
Ilja Hurník ad libitum (56´, CZ, 2000)
Psáno pro Pražské jaro opus III. - s Pavlem Kouteckým (57´, CZ, 2007)
Esther (52´, CZ, 2007)
Skauti v odboji (25´, CZ, 2008)

psano pro prazske jaro_2

Written for Prague Spring. Opus 3

Psáno pro pražské jaro. Opus 3 (Orig.) / 2007 / Czech Republic / 58 min

Opus Three - The final part of Pavel Koutecký's trilogy of Prague Spring is made up of two compositions specially created for the festival.

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Iraqi film Homeland winning the Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015

Iraqi film Homeland winning the Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) by Abbas Fahdel has won the Doc Alliance Selection Award. The winning film is composed of two parts – the first was shot before the US army’s invasion of Iraq while the second part captures the post-war events – providing an essential report on the turning point in the country’s development. Instead of shorthand news features on the events in Iraq, it brings an impressive portrayal of life in the country. Director Fahdel received the award at the Locarno film festival.

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- 10.8.2015 -

Explore the fascinating world of experimental film!

Explore the fascinating world of experimental film!

Teams organising autumn film festivals keep busy even in the summer months, diligently working on their programme to produce an ever richer and more attractive film offer. This is also the case of Jihlava IDFF which is presenting its first edition of the Fascinations conference dedicated to the distribution and promotion of experimental films.

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- 3.8.2015 -

A Look Inside DAFilms: Part 4

A Look Inside DAFilms: Part 4

Despite the holiday season, we keep bringing you new documentaries that can travel with you anywhere you go. Each week, acquisitions manager Diana Tabakov selects them carefully for you, searching for them on the websites of festival catalogues and in dark video libraries. Learn more about her job!

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