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Veronika Lišková

Czech Republic


Veronika Lišková was born in Prague, Czech Republic in 1982. She graduated from cultural studies at Charles University, and screenwriting and dramaturgy at Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. She was the editor in chief of the Novy Prostor magazine – a popular Czech biweekly street paper sold by the homeless and low-income vendors. She has been cooperating with national Czech TV as a director and screenwriter of documentaries and currently heads the training programme at the Institute of Documentary Film in Prague. Her feature-length debut Daniel’s World had its international premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlinale – Berlin IFF in 2015. Since then, the film has screened at numerous film festivals worldwide.

Touches of Dance (52 min, documentary film, 2010)
Mezičas (4 min, experimental film, 2010)
Until God Does Us Part (26 min, documentary film, 2011)
Trochu lepší svět (57 min, documentary film, 2012)
Daniel’s World (74 min, documentary film, 2014)


Daniel's World

Danielův svět (Orig.) / 2014 / Czech Republic / 73 min

Daniel is 25 years old. He studies at Academy of Literature and writes books. His stories are about a man who loves little boys. Once his friends asked him: Are you the pedophile you are writing about? Daniel stayed silent for a while and then he said: Yes, that's me…



Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

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