Hana Nováková studied Indian languages and film theory at Faculty of Arts, and Documentary Filmmaking at FAMU in Prague. She obtained her PhD. in Ethnozoology. She lived and studied several years abroad (France, India) and did her research of the tribes and rhinos in Indian federal state Assam. At the moment she is working as a director of ecological broadcasting Nedej se (translated into English "Hold your own!") in the Czech Television as well as a director of science-pop films for the Czech Academy of Science. In both her research and films, she mainly deals with topics of estrangement of people from the environment, wildlife protection, neocolonialism. The language she uses is usually a genre of written or filmed blackhumorous essays. She also contributes to various newspapers and magazines.
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