The Best of UTB for Czech Centres (ANIMATION FOR GROWN-UPS)

  • Czech Republic

This selection will be available only from September 4 to September 13, 2020, for free after registartion.

A selection of work of Tomas Bata University animation students for Czech Centres.

Wandering Bondy
Veronika Zacharová, 2017
Short animated "essay", an author interpretation of thought stream of Egon Bondy, peculiar Czech poet, novelist, and philosopher.

Alžběta Göbelová, 2017
A short animated documentary, that captures the search of the amateur undead filmmaker.

Wedding Day
Zuzana Čupová, 2017
Short film Wedding Day animated on Furiant music from Antonín Dvořák’s Slavonic dances is set on the occasion of Czech folk wedding. Inspired by Czech folk dance Furiant and folk embroidery, the movie tells a story about newlyweds separated from each other at wedding revelry by overjoyed wedding guests and is entwined with another tale which happens on their embroidered folk costumes.

So far, so close
Mikkel Odehnalů, 2016
Far to the north, the first snowstorm is approaching. A white wolf appears in the watery reflection. It seems that his lonesome journey through the northern wasteland cannot even have a good ending. However, fate blows his way something that is worth fighting for.

Alena Baranava, 2016
Man in a bar telling his story to a group of friends. Sharing his experience. Exotic countries, new smells, and tastes, people with any possible color of skin, different religions, love, friendship and perhaps happiness. But how is it to be back home? And where is his home now?

The Potato Eaters
Martin Kukal, 2014
A homage to Vincent Willem van Gogh, the artist who walked the land of Brabant.

Filip Javora, Ondřej Javora, 2016
It's a social satire by a genre and talks about the responsibility of an individual for his actions and the extent of the impact on others. The story of the film follows the everyday routine of Ed. A completely normal person, living in an ordinary suburb with his ordinary family with uninteresting employment at airport security. The movie shows with fair momentum and exaggeration that people like Ed do matter and how exactly can his ignorance and irresponsibility inflict considerable damage upon the world.

Ham Story
Eliška Chytková, 2012
This story is about an imagination which was chained up for a long time and then set free with a lot of strength. It is about playing God in a childlike and honest way.

Raven Mother
Noemi Valentíny, 2015
Raven's mother is an animated ballad, inspired by stories of the times when fates of men were bound with the ones of the other beings. Man and Woman are carrying a burden in a form of their marked son – a baby with the raven peak and claws.

Four Children in an Empty House
Adéla Kovářová, 2014
A short, slightly scary story about children left alone at home. Their play is interrupted by something from outside. Maybe it's just haunted shadows and maybe not.

The Reward
Martin Kukal, 2013
One Day of Bjarghus and his dog. The journey back and forth from the shed to a high rock. Clash of the elements, mind and time.

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  • Original title
    Pásmo animovaných filmů pro dospělé UTB
  • Duration
    75 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
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