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.
Industrial Elegy // Industriální elegie (Orig.)
2006 / Czech Republic / 70 min
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A curious and quaint medley of beauty and ugliness, wisdom and stupidity, joy and sadness, filth and colourfulness. The curious place, where time has draw still. A story of the lost mining settlements in the Northern Moravia and their bizarre inhabitants. Duing the 18th and 19th centuries, they migrated to this area from all corners of Europe to get jobs. Now the settlements are like a god-forsaken open-air museum of old industrial architecture and human qualities. The absurd situations of everyday life raise both tears and smiles.
|Dir. of Photography||Miroslav Janek|
|Editing||Katarína Geyerová, Tonička Janková|
|Sound||Jiří Klenka, Jiří Melcher, Michael Míček|
|Tags||energy resources, industry, memory, social issues|
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Country: Czech Republic