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Pavel Abrahám

Czech Republic

Biography

Pavel Abrahám (born in 1978) graduated from Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design (AAAD) in Prague (departement of conceptual and intermedia work). In 2005 he went to Paris to ENSAD - École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs v Paříži for one year intership. He was also trainee at Centre of Audiovisual Studies at FAMU, Prague . He is director of awarded shorts Hlavní hvězdou jsou piva (2004) a Překlad (2005) and feature-length Česká RAPublika (2008) Meanwhile he has finishied his Phd at AAAD, Prague. Pavel Abrahám´s new film project (made together with scriptwriter Tomáš Bojar) "football" documentary Two Nil had its international premiere at IFF Karlovy Vary 2012.

Filmography:

Hlavní hvězdou jsou piva (31´, CZ, 2004)
Pře/klad (4.15´, CZ, 2005)
Le Songe (CZ, 2006)
Česká RAPublika (90´, CZ, 2008)
Dva Nula/ Two Nil (108´, CZ, 2012)

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Czech RAPublic

Česká RAPublika (Orig.) / 2008 / Czech Republic / 90 min

First documentary about the Czech hip hop scene shows how close the Czech rap can come to humour and irony.

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Two Nil

Dva nula (Orig.) / 2012 / Czech Republic / 108 min

Pavel Abrahám’s football documentary offers 22 diff erent viewpoints of who is watching.

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News

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

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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- 10.2.2016 -

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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- 25.1.2016 -

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

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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- 14.12.2015 -

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