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Tomáš Kratochvíl

Czech Republic

Biography

A graduate of the Faculty of Humanities, Tomáš Kratochvíl spent just one year studying editing at FAMU. He worked on the 2012 film Hives, a collaborative effort among five European film schools. His breakthrough work, the documentary Gadjo (2014), was a cinematic diary from his time living among Roma in the socially excluded neighborhood of Předlice. Originally an independent project, the film was broadcast as part of the Czech Journal television series. Czechs against Czechs can be considered a loose continuation.


Filmography:
2016 Uprchlíci (TV film)
2015 Český žurnál: Ubytovny (TV film)
2015 Češi proti Čechům
2014 Český žurnál: Gadžo (TV film)
2012 Shakespeare v ghettu (TV film)
2012 Úly (studentský film)
2011 Ruka (studentský film)
2007 Hra o bláznech a lidech (amatérský film)

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Czechs Against Czechs

Češi proti Čechům (Orig.) / 2015 / Czech Republic / 88 min

This cinematic reportage with elements of a personal journal explores xenophobia in Czech society and anti-Nazi activists, but also the filmmaker’s personal experience from living among in an socially excluded Romani neighborhood...

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