There is no truth about past, it is only the imperfection of our mind that creates out of reality, sanguinary edifying stories - morytates and legends.
An authentic mosaic of naked feelings without any sensibility, a cold, weakening picture, monologues depicting the sentiment that has befallen Slovakia.
A story of Prague’s National Street (Národní třída) captured in here and now...
director Margareta Hruza / Czech Republic 2004 / 60´/ Between the Seas / Czech Joy / Children of the Forum
On the night of 13 July 2002, the Schönfeld brothers and their friend Sebastian Fink killed sixteen-year-old Marinus Schöberl, after first humiliating and beating him. Inspired by the film American History X (1998) they broke the helpless young man's neck by kicking him in the back of the neck...
The film captures family life in the Czech Republic at the end of the millennium, to penetrate the structure of family relations and their transformations, to record the tension between generations, to create an imprint of the lifestyle change.
The film The Tower of Death by Kristina Vlachová is a return to the misery of the 40s and 50s.
In the East of Slovakia is a very specific border region between Eastern and Western Europe. Borderline between rational individualism of the West and expressive emotionality of the East...
A film about coincidences about the Prague IMF and World Bank meeting in September 2000. The organism of the city as a ground of different ideological conceptions and grotesque situations...
A documentary portrait of a Czech architect and The London Future Systems Studio founder Jan Kaplicky...
Can Czech politicians acknowledge their own mistakes? Do they have a sense of humour? The answers are explored in a film account of the so-called Sarajevo assassination which was meant to unseat Václav Klaus as Prime Minister.
What is it like to live for theatre and is there anything more you can sacrifice to theatre and people around it?
On 22 March 1968 President Antonín Novotný gave in to the pressure of the reformist communists headed by Alexander Dubček and resigned. It is necessary to elect a new head of state who has set out on the path of „socialism with a human face“...
p>Mother has literally drowned herself in alcohol, father is about to do so passing his time to the end in bed, sister is never at home...
There is a Bosnian saying that in order to understand your own country you have to set out along the path of song. Born in Sarajevo, but now a Czech citizen, Ivana Miloševičová went to Bosnia and Herzegovina a decade after the end of the war to film a polyphonic portrait of a historically, socially, and politically divided country...
Ten contemporary storytellers of different cultures create an imaginary epic story and the aromas of culturesbv carry us from one storyteller to the next.
"An unusual portrait of a moving city, in which it is not the object that has
a special meaning but the picture because, as it seems, the reality is something that exists only in our feelings and senses."
Candid, poetic account of the director’s painful journey into the past to tell the story of a lost yet endearing love that had begun at the film school in Babelsberg and ended on the shores of India.
Woman see lot of things is an experimental documentary about three female ex-child combatants who were participants in the Liberian and Sierra Leonean civil wars of the 1990s.
This is the story of Solange, a mother of two small children, who earns her money by looking after the parked cars in the downtown streets of Santiago.
In this nonverbal documentary film, the spectator sets out on a trip throughout highway worlds. The footage, distilled from industrial and educational films, as well as the musical style of sitar master Al Gromer Khan create the film's base for an immersion into the highway spheres.
The film accompanies six prisoners during their last weeks before deportation.
Ciechocinek is a spa town visited by thousands and thousands of patients every year. The film depicts a group of patients passing their time in a self-contained space of rigorous rules.
One quiet morning in 1959, the Romanian National Bank was robbed, like in the American movies.
Emancipation for women in a Bolivian mining village - the right to go into the depths of the earth to work alongside men.
"Everything is Relative" is a kaleidoscopic fusion of documentary sequences, archive material and tableau's of human beings. It seeks to portray how our reactions to challenges in life are relative to the conditions that guide our individual lives.
Portrait of one demonstration in Litvínov that ended up with a fight on the streets.This was break-through in the Czech history, because local people marched against the ghetto of gypsies for the first time along with Neonazis.
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