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Martin_Kohout

Martin Kohout

Czech Republic

Biography

Martin Kohout is a student at FAMU’s documentary film department, and previously studied sociology at Charles University’s Faculty of Art, where his bachelor’s thesis was on the coupon privatization. His student films JUDr. Michal Danišovič (2010), about the police commander who was responsible for the police crackdown on protesters during the Velvet Revolution, The Invisible Hand of the Market: Privatization of Barrandov (2012) and The Czech Way (2015) were presented at the Jihlava IDFF.


Filmography:
2015 The Czech Way
2012 The Invisible Hand of the Market: Privatization of Barrandov (student film)
2010 JUDr. Michal Danišovič (student film)
2010 Chceme čistý boty (student film)
2009 Mravenci proti minulosti a přítomnosti (student film)

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The Czech Way

Česká cesta (Orig.) / 2015 / Czech Republic, Slovakia / 92 min

Feature documentary film The Czech Way tells a story of Czechoslovak economic transformation of the 90s. This transformation took place in the period, when the Czech and Slovak nationhood were established, so it was presented as the key to the transformation of totalitarian society into a democratic one, and on the other side, publicly understood mainly as a process of wealth redistribution from the stay to the people...

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