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Antonín Pech

Czech Republic


Antonín Pech (October 1874 to February 1928) was a Czech film director, cinematographer and producer. He was one of the pioneers of Czech cinema.

Pech worked as a photographer in Cesky Budejovice when he was young. In 1907 he moved to Prague and opened the Grand Biograph Theater de Paris.


Svatojánské proudy/St. John's Rapids (3', Czech Republic, 1912)


St. John's Rapids

Svatojánské proudy (Orig.) / 1912 / Czech Republic / 3 min

The film, shot from a boat floating in St. Johann’s Rapids on the Vltava River, became the first Czech film awarded abroad (Grand Gold Medal at the 1st International Film Exhibition in Vienna in 1912)...



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 -

Cosmopolitan DOK Leipzig

Cosmopolitan DOK Leipzig

Each edition of this festival is great; and even if it may seem impossible, even better than the past one.

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- 7.11.2016 -

20th Jihlava IDFF is worth visiting

20th Jihlava IDFF is worth visiting

From October 25 to 30, the 20th edition of the largest celebration of documentary film in Central and Eastern Europe is held in Jihlava, Czech Republic. Until November 6, the festival continues online at DAFilms.com.

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- 24.10.2016 -

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