Vít Klusák (Czech Republic)

Vít Klusák studied photography at the School of Graphic Design in Prague. He graduated from the Documentary Film Department at the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague where he works as lecturer since 2006. In his films, he systematically deals with the points of friction between creativity and society. He made three documentary music videos for Czech singers Jan Burian, Jan Budař and Lenka Dusilová. Together with Filip Remunda, he is author of the hypercomedy Czech Dream/Český sen. They also manage a film company Hypermarket Films s.r.o. As cameraman, he has worked on the films by Martin Mareček, Vít Janeček and Erika Hníková. Klusák is not the son of Czech music composer and actor Jan Klusák but Czech jazz pianist and composer Emil Viklický (about whom he made the film Jazz War/Ocet - “a portrait without a model”.

Filmography

  • Digestive
    10', CZ, 2000
  • Ocet
    Jazz War) (22', CZ, 2001
  • Návod rekonstrukce kopie skutečnosti
    20', CZ, 2001
  • Vlast a Burian
    30', CZ, 2003
  • Český sen/ Czech Dream - together with Filip Remunda
    90', CZ, 2004
  • Přestávka
    7', CZ, 2006
  • Vánoce v Bosně - together with Filip Remunda
    28', CZ, 2008
  • Český mír/ Czech Peace - together with Filip Remunda
    52', CZ, 2010
  • Vše pro dobro světa a Nošovic/ All for the Good of the World and Nosovice
    82', CZ, 2010
  • Dobrý řidič Smetana/The Good Driver Smetana
    77', CZ, 2013
  • Český žurnál: Život a smrt v Tanvaldu
    52', CZ, 2013
  • Český žurnál: Spřízněni přímou volbou
    52', CZ, 2013
  • Český žurnál: Dělníci bulváru
    56', CZ, 2014
  • Český žurnál: Má vlast Afghánistán
    52', CZ, 2015
  • Český žurnál: Matrix AB
    73', CZ, 2015

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