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Kristýna Bartošová

Czech Republic


The director, a student of the Documentary Film Department at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU), has thus far created only a small number of short films within the context of her studies. She participated in the collective project Big as Brno (2011) with a group of other documentary filmmakers. Her student film Darkness under the Lamp (2012), about the tension between the Roma minority and the white majority in a town near Hradec Králové was nominated for the Pavel Koutecký Award. Her documentary Beetles (2011) follows the blockade to prevent the felling of trees in the Bohemian Forest.

2015 The Dangerous World of Doctor Doleček
2015 Nenávist
2015 Insomnia (student film)
2013 Split Structure (student film)
2012 Darkness under the Lamp (student film)
2012 Shit happens (student film)
2011 Beetles (student film)
2011 Big as Brno (student film)


The Dangerous World of Doctor Doleček

Nebezpečný svět Rajka Dolečka (Orig.) / 2015 / Czech Republic / 75 min

Kristýna Bartošová has approached the genre of documentary film portraits as a battlefield. This director, who has Bosnian roots, chose to film the story of the Czech doctor Rajko Doleček, who is a very enthusiastic defender of Ratko Mladić, the Serbian general accused of war crimes in the former Yugoslavia...





David Čálek‘s successful documentary Climbing Higher about Czech climber Radek Jaroš, which won at the BANFF festival, is available for FREE streaming in the online documentary cinema DAFilms.com from December 8 to 11.

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- 8.12.2016 -

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

For 3.99 euro, you can get a selection of documentaries that entered Czech cinematic distribution in 2016 as well as access to another 1500 films from around the world. Dear friends, please, do not forget that you can give an ideal present not only to your intellectual friends but also to yourselves.

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- 7.12.2016 -

Unique films at FAMUFEST

Unique films at FAMUFEST

The 33rd edition of FAMUFEST, a competition display of films made by students of Prague’s FAMU, will be held on November 23 to 27 at Prague’s Letná District. Like in the past year, it will take place at Bio Oko, plus at the new venues of Studio Hrdinů and Café Jedna.

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- 22.11.2016 -

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