Andrea Slováková (Czech Republic)

Documentarist, film theoretician, curator. She got her doctorates in Mass Media Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Film Science at the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University in Prague. She studied documentary film-making at FAMU in Prague. Since 2003 until 2011 she worked in the management of Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, in the last years as the director for publishing activities. Now she co-operates with Jihlava IDFF as curator of experimental films and VR program. She was one of the founders and curators of DAFilms portal, the chief editor of bimonthly Dok.revue, the editor-in-chief of the annual anthology of texts on documentary called DO and editor of several books on film. She publishes articles in different magazines and teaches history and methods of documentary and experimental film at Masaryk's University in Brno. As an artist, she made e.g. the portrait of Czech mathematician Petr Vopěnka, film about clouds or film essay about supervision mechanisms. Her book of poetry called Vně was published in 2018 and a year before her book What´s New in Film Studies.

Filmography

  • Loos's Box
    2004
  • Sábato's Tunnel in the Story of Colours
    2004
  • Stolen
    2006
  • Intent to Enrich the Bare Mechanistical World
    2006
  • Clouds
    2007
  • In Sight
    2011
  • Bytosti a aparáty
    2015
  • Rekonstrukce průmyslu / Recovering Industry
    2016

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