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.
Roots of Relationship // Pravztahy aneb Jak vnučka a babička tahaly řepu a nemohly ji vytáhnout. (Orig.)
2008 / Czech Republic / 20 min
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The generation conflict present in the daily disputes of a grandmother and granddaughter, the film director, lead to her decision to leave; the compact images of the gradual moving out of the house, bound by place and time, and the long, agonizing dialogues become a basis for the cruelly intimate documentary within private reality, where feelings mingle with reproach; and where, despite mutual blame, nobody is guilty, as the captured situation is accompanied by nothing but misunderstanding.
|Dir. of Photography||Veronika Janečková|
|Editing||Veronika Janečková, Sasa Gojdičová|
|Tags||family, portrait, private, relationships, student|
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