The mother and daughter, two directors, two generations, discuss issues that are framed by these relations of family, profession and age as friendly duel.
The body of a beast changing. Real or nightmarish images of the own body.
Point of origin of the film are documentary and semidocumentary film footages of people reading in the trams of Prague.
A film study in which the symbol of flight which contradicts human limitations inspires an emotional rhythm of scenes varying along three lines.
Scratched film stock that reminds us that film remains in a state of birth, a shocking poem of physical suffering and the danger of organized violence that can be denied by a cynical but free gesture.
Szirtes's masterful experimental work is a dazzling composition of several years of filming within an industrial macro/microcosm, an abstract model of revolution and the beauty of daybreak.
A romantically charged cinematic poem capturing the mood in Budapest in the late 1960s and early 1970s, in a work inspired by avant-garde films of the 1920s and directors such as Walter Ruttman and Dziga Vertov.
Film journals are constantly being made and edited and end in death - Szirtes's intimate social journals are an epic, multi-layered system, a remarkable reflection of an individual and of contemporary mores.
As of December 11, 1994, the war in Chechnya continued. Sultan's wife was killed and their home was plundered. The husband and the son flee to the Russian countryside, where they are trying to start a new life...
A delicate narration of Mrs Simon who has been corresponding all her life with Agatha Christie. It was her means of escape from the iron hand of her husband to candy.
A situational dialogue of actresses in a studio. Reading the last speech of Milada Horáková in front of the court, they try to understand her as a woman and a mother.
Klára has decided to become a nun and her journey to serve God is recounted by her sister...
"Flight over Lithuania" is a legendary film by A. Stonys and A. Matelis, which won honors as No. 4 of the Top 10 at the international exhibition EXPO 2000 in Hanover, Germany as one of the best films, demonstrated at the exhibition.
The film based on a strange old pagan tradition, still preserved in only one village in Semogitia (a part of Lithuania). The tradition goes back to the archaic space of the magic’s of folk theater.
It is six months after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans. Its inhabitants – mostly poor Afro-Americans – have lost their family, homes, and work.
The film Our Daily Bread takes place in the slums and captures a day in the life of one family that makes a living collecting garbage in the streets. Poverty is the highest degree of futility, the consummate absence of freedom.
Fooling around with the words stolen from J. F. Lyotard’s Return upon the Return and with a commentary about different communication. Conviction that words are far away from their meanings.
A film poem. A minimalist reflection on whether inner states are transferable by the film medium.
Portrait of a Wedding Day (Detail)
The film is a response to the enduring tendency within Slovak society to justify the country’s wartime past and to rehabilitate the exponents of fascism.
The war report on a Christmas concert of local pop stars for Bosnian soldiers.
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.
Berlin and Beirut were occupied, destructed, divided, reconstructed and today people still say "East and West" in both cities.
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.
As the camera looks out through a barred window and the clock strikes four in a Swiss city, the death of Yasser Arafat provides the starting point for a journey back in time.
The filmmaker returns to the city where he made the first video in the series and looks back at the events of the past six years.
Hamas have just won the Palestinian elections and a chocolate bar in a Rotterdam hotel room eventually reminds the filmmaker that there are more important things going on in the world outside. Exactly one year later he returns to the same city and checks in at a very different hotel.
While the Iraq war continues, a day's sightseeing and the features of a German hotel provoke a stream of thoughts about events large and small.
A disorientating experience while attempting to watch the TV news in an Irish hotel room triggers a spontaneous response to the bombing of Afghanistan.
The perception of an Anglo-American hotel room is coloured by new revelations about 'The War on Terror' and 'The Special Relationship' that exists between Britain and the USA.
Love from Above is the playful and humorous tale of Prokop and Magdalena's travels to see a solar eclipse.
Based on the early avantgarde film Bezúčelná procházka (Aimless Walk) by the czech filmmaker Alexandr Hackenschmid the film describes a circle walk around the city of Prague at night time.
A laconically precise film ironizing the omnipresent Powerpoint culture which converts the world's meanings into charts and tables.
A little superficial reportage from the big superficial world of Czech porn business.
What is it like to live for theatre and is there anything more you can sacrifice to theatre and people around it?
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