Scene from the film Central Bus Station
Scene from the film Central Bus Station
Scene from the film Central Bus Station
Scene from the film Central Bus Station
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Central Bus Station

  • Czech Republic
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Central Bus Station is one of the biggest and at the same time, one of the most pathetic stations in the world. Its architect's visionary plans for a building that will engulf its visitors turned into an endless maze of corridors. The gift for Tel Aviv's citizens now serves as a haven for refugees from all over the world. Yonatan has been guiding people through for 17 years already, showing people, who follow, the dark side of the station. He discovers communities in places that were supposed to stay hidden. These communities are overseeing their traditions and values and they want to defend their new home. This way, the building reflects a world of the society outside its walls.


  • Original title
    Central Bus Station
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Tomáš Elšík, Kristina Nedvědová
  • DOP
    Ondřej Belica, Tomáš Elšík
  • Editing
    Mariana Kozáková, Tomáš Elšík
  • Music
    Dominik Dolejší, Simeon Hudec
  • Sound
    Dominik Dolejší
  • Duration
    75 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Sheffield Doc Fest 2018
    • Ji.hlava IDFF 2018
    • Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz 2018
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