Jan Ságl: Images of Czechoslovak Underground

Jan Ságl was a key photographer and documentarist of the Czechoslovak underground of the 1960s and 1970s. He is closely connected to the art scene which represented the counterculture.

Between 1971 and 1974, he made altogether 12 documentary films on a Super 8 camera which give a unique and authentic account of the concerts, happenings, author’s readings and daily events of the semi-illegal world in Czechoslovakia behind the Iron Curtain. Watch the immediate documentaries characterized by their raw authenticity and meet poets Ivan M. Jirous and Egon Bondy, The Plastic People of the Universe and others!

From July 10 to 23 in an online premiere exclusively at DAFilms.com!

Selected films

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