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Hanna Slak

Poland

Biography

Born 1975 in Warsaw, Poland. Graduate of Film Academy of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Since 2001 she is active as writer, director and editor. Among her films are two feature films as well as several documentaries and short fiction films. Hanna Slak’s interest in film making range from the classical writer/director author cinema to short experimental and formal researches. In her fictional work Hanna Slak constructs intense characters based stories, where the narrative is propelled by the strong and clearly defined visual and audit style.


Filmography:
Screens - 2013
The Miner - 2011
Some Other Stories - 2009
Tea - 2007
Matter of Time - 2005
Desperado Tonic - 2004
Blind Spot - 2002
Double Life - 2000
FREAKquences - 1997

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Screens

Screens (Orig.) / 2013 / Germany / 8 min

17 years after the Srebrenica genocide, people still gather once a year to bury their loved ones. For some it is an intimate event, for others a collective political gathering. Screens are used to protect: umbrellas not only protect against the burning midday sun, but also offer protection against the gaze of others, or a way to narrow one's own field of vision. Cameras are used in a similar way: helping to see, but also helping not to see too much, and to retain the distance.

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News

CLIMBING HIGHER: SPECIAL FREE STREAM EVENT

CLIMBING HIGHER: SPECIAL FREE STREAM EVENT

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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