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Jan Rendl

Czech Republic

Biography

Jan Rendl is a Czech documentary film director, graduate from Documentary Film Department at FAMU, Prague. Born on 14 May 1977 in Prague. Studied philosophy and teology (2005-2008), journalism (2005- 2008) and documentary film at FAMU.


Filmography:
Making of T.M.A. (student film, Czech Republic, 2009)
Zpověď/The Confession (14', Czech Republic, 2010)
Zkušenost exorcisty/Experience of Exorcist (17', Czech Republic, 2011)
Nebe v podzemí (52', Czech Republic, 2013)
Sofie (30', Czech Republic, 2014)
Love at the Monastery (40', Czech Republic, 2015)

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Experience of an Exorcist

Zkušenost exorcisty (Orig.) / 2011 / Czech Republic / 17 min

The film is a monolog in which Catholic priest Vojtěch Kodet recounts his experiences with souls in the clutches of evil forces...

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Heaven Underground

Nebe v podzemí (Orig.) / 2013 / Czech Republic / 52 min

A film about Prague’s secret church during the totalitarian regime and after the revolution, describing its activities and confrontations with the state power. An interesting and thrilling history of good and evil, courage of the individual actors, the moral stance of people in extreme situations when exposed to the pressure of the circumstances. What motivated these people to sacrifice themselves, or, in some cases, even their whole families in the name of their “spiritual belief”?

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Sofia

Sofie (Orig.) / 2014 / Czech Republic / 31 min

The attractive young woman uses the entries in her diary to give the audience an insight into her ambivalent soul, influenced by drug taking.

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The Confession

Zpověď (Orig.) / 2010 / Czech Republic / 14 min

A story about a man who suffers from guilt, because he tried to engage youth in some form of occult forces but turned against him.

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The Last „V“ of Václav Havel

Poslední "V" Václava Havla (Orig.) / 2012 / Czech Republic / 11 min

A short film shot at the state funeral of Václav Havel during which the leaving statesman comments his own memorial service for the final time. For he has nothing more to lose he can finally say things without restraint. The last breath and awakening in the arms of the Dalajlama.

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“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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