What is it like to employ the exceptional long-term observational method brought to the world by internationally renowned Czech director Helena Třeštíková? What is the basis of the successes and pitfalls of following the individual life stories of seemingly common people for even dozens of years? On the occasion of the first world online retrospective, holder of the prestigious “European Oscar”, the Prix Arte, Helena Třeštíková introduced her work as well as her personal documentary approach and her perspective on film education during her master class held in Prague on October 6, 2014. The evening was hosted by famous Slovak documentary director Peter Kerekes.
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