One of the most remarkable contemporary world filmmakers and star of Russian cinema Victor Kossakovsky comes to the Czech Republic to personally introduce the distribution premiere of his latest acclaimed film Long Live the Antipodes!. The film will be screened on January 23 at Prague’s Světozor Cinema, which will also present the director’s master class open to the general public on the very same day. From January 19 to February 1, film viewers across the world will be able to watch Kossakovsky’s extraordinary films for free.
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Roman Bondarchuk is a graduate of the Karpenko-Kary Theater, Film and Television University (YuriyIllienko’s workshop). His graduation film Taxi Driver won the White Elephant prize from the Russian Film Critic Guild and the Russian Producers’ Grand Prix at the Kinoshok Open film festival for the CIS, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, as well as the prize for ‘Boldness and Poetics’ at the 4th KINOTEATR.DOC festival.
Quentin Brière Bordier was born in 1981. He lives and works in Paris.
He mainly works in digital for money, but shoots in 16mm or Super 8 for love.
He is used to print reality on films, but he only deals with cinema, not documentary.
He is member of the parisian collective of experimental cinema l’Etna and of the independant film laboratory l’Abominable.
He also sometimes does his best to teach cinema in College and High School.
Read more about the author here.
Gaëlle Boucand is a french director based in Berlin. Her films interrogates communities or individuals ways of life to make us think about the contemporary society. It is full of philosophical, literary and also poetic researches, breaking the obvious appearances into pieces.
For many years Fatma Bucak (Iskenderun, Turkey, 1982) has been reinterpreting the great archetypes which belong to the origins and traditions of the Mediterranean. In her intense photographic and video work not only does she summon back to life their dramatic and narrative power in the first person, but she also causes them to intimately and subversively betray their origins so as to instil them with new possible meanings and interpretations.