A personal documentary about the (im)possibility of living in the center of Prague. The filmmaker and her five-year-old-son received an eviction notice from City Hall ordering them to leave the one-room apartment in which her grandfather lived for almost thirty years...
In the Czech Republic, where democracy is on the decline and a populist movement rules, it may seem as if the issue of climate change has been relegated to the background...
A few steps away from Main Railway Station, just below the main highway, you will find the social center Naděje pro lidi bez domova / Hope for the Homeless. This is the twenty-fifth year that evangelist Petr Ševčík has been holding weekly services here..
An essay focusing on the topic of the exploitation of natural resources has as its primary theme water, showing its forms and changes in the chain of industry...
Tereza Plavecká received a special mention in My Street Films competition for her sense of lyricism and her ability to render her own perspective and voice in the film...
Pavla Mudráková received a special mention in My Street Films competition primarily for her ability to accentuate a film drama in the reality around her.
This film shot on 17 November 2016 – Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day, a traditional day of public demonstrations – looks at the meaning of this public holiday by talking to various people who merely enjoy their day off and do not go to any protests...
A symbolic dark bridge between students of various nationalities and a Czech patriot.
This film was made during My Street Films workshop in Poland.
Young filmmakers would like to make a movie about everyday life in the 9-th district in Budapest. They wanted to shoot an alternative promotion film for the owners of the shops and restaurants located in Corvin-negyed. Can they do this?
On the former partyplace called Rio Hungarian teenagers made a DIY Skatepark for themselves. During the movie we can know the whole story of the concrete process...
The short film deals with controversial concrete flower boxes at Prague’s Smíchov District and their future fate.
A group of five school-aged youths spend their free time in front of a graffiti-covered wall. In the rough area near the train tracks we observe the process of rap being created. The free way the youths speak and off-the-cuff texts accompanied by music emanating from their mobile phones say a great deal about way they perceive the world.
One crack, thousands of taps, and poisoned inhabitants of Prague 6. Who knows what's in the water pipes?
An associative film about blending the personal with the common, about the relationship of the memories of a place and memories of individuals, about the processes of reconciliation and coming to terms with something. A film about searching for paths from small to big Berlin and more.
What is hiding behind the walls of the closely guarded building near Smržová u Hradce Králové? The town’s residents have lived with indifference to the goings-on at the facility at their backs. The filmmaker provoked a debate which led to new information, rumors, and fantasies that have accumulated for years around the functioning of the place.
As it follows the arrows painted on old building facades in Pilsen, this short documentary asks passers-by if the know their origin and purpose. Some people have no idea that the arrows were ever anything more than way-markers, while others remember the time when they were drawn.
Everyone has their favourite place where they can hide away from a problem or they can soothe their mind. This short film takes place at Vitkov park in Prague 3. It is presenting how the filmmaker see the difference between Czech and Burmese culture.
Current state of the former largest cinema in the Czech republic and its last projectionist.
A testimony on a pipeline damage incident, theft and two official records from one police station in the Prague city centre, disturbing the peaceful Christmas spirit during which blood is drained.
The Tomáš Baťa Monument, designed by architect František Lydie Gahura well-known for his designs in the city of Zlín commissioned by Tomáš Baťa, is one of the masterpieces of Zlín’s functionalism. It is currently closed. What will happen to it in five years?
For almost 20 years, there has been a rehabilitation centre for clients with drug, alcohol and gambling addictions at Hraničná Street. Two years ago, a gambling club was built on the very same street. I grew up there and I came to like the clients as a child. That is one of the reasons why I was taken aback by the new gambling club in close proximity of the centre.
The picture of a time period which the citizens from Modrý Kameň live nowadays in. The stories of people told through their dialogues with a postwoman who is a part of their everyday life. At first sight, the postwoman is a bearer of messages to people, but she is actually a collector of their life stories.
We read many texts every day. How can we regulate this quantity?
The story of Milda and his pack, love for music and a little experiment. Documentary as a time machine trying to link two diametrically different eras of a corner pub on Řezáčovo Square.
I couldn't find historical records, photos or documents. But I found Mrs. Markova.
Because of the elevator, occupants of the house only know the others on their floor. Meeting the yet unseen occupants of an apartment building after two years of house sharing. What links those who have chosen this place out of all other places on the planet? A minimalist documentary probe into local predetermination and polite urban indifference.
A short film about demolition of the huge hotel from the socialist era.
The director uses the word tramping to describe his reportage from a journey where he set out without food, money or clothing, only with his camera and with the goal of finding out if he could survive.
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