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Krupa

Tomáš Krupa

Czech Republic

Biography

Tomas Krupa (born in 1983 in Zilina) studied at Documentary Film Department at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts at Academy of Arts in Slovakia in the class of well-known Czech documentary director Olga Sommerova. Since 2009 he has been working in the field of audiovisual production as an independent director, screenwriter and producer. In 2013 he founded his own production company HAILSTONE, which is focused on producing documentary films. In 2008-2012 he was working on his first feature documentary film "GRADUATES/ Freedom Is Not for Free" as the director, screenwriter and producer. Currently he works on the international co-production project LIFE IS SHORT.

Filmography:
2005 - Trip to Nowhere
2006 - V kruhu manželskom/ In Marriage Circle
2008 - V Indii medzi svetlom a tmou/ In India Between the Light and the Dark
2011 - Stroj, ktorý sme postavili/ The Machine We Built
2012 - ABSOLVENTI/ Sloboda nie je zadarmo/ GRADUATES/ Freedom Is Not For Free

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Graduates - Freedom Is Not for Free

Absolventi - Sloboda nie je zadarmo (Orig.) / 2012 / Slovakia / 82 min

Documentary film GRADUATES is about the struggle of young people, who, after graduating, find themselves in the reality and have to adapt to the needs of society. Oftentimes, the graduates have to accept tough conditions that do not meet their interests or expectations...

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Graduates - Freedom Is Not for Free / BONUS Filip

Absolventi - Sloboda nie je zadarmo / BONUS Filip (Orig.) / 2012 / Slovakia / 4 min

A film about the struggle of young people, fresh university graduates, who have to face reality and conform to the society and its system. They often have to accept the tough conditions which go against their own interests and wishes. Their ideals and dreams clash with the global financial crisis, they are uncertain in their interaction with the market rules, and they feel they are living in an unjust country. We are free, but to what extent are we able to manage our own destiny and fight for our own existence?

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Graduates - Freedom Is Not for Free / BONUS Miro

Absolventi - Sloboda nie je zadarmo / BONUS Miro (Orig.) / 2012 / Slovakia / 4 min

A film about the struggle of young people, fresh university graduates, who have to face reality and conform to the society and its system. They often have to accept the tough conditions which go against their own interests and wishes. Their ideals and dreams clash with the global financial crisis, they are uncertain in their interaction with the market rules, and they feel they are living in an unjust country. We are free, but to what extent are we able to manage our own destiny and fight for our own existence?

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