Olga Sommerová
(Czech Republic)

Olga Sommerová studied documentary film at FAMU, graduating in 1977. Her films focus on social themes and human relationships, the lives of ordinary people and important figures, feminism, and the political history of the Czech and Czechoslovak Republics. She taught at FAMU in 1991–2002, heading the documentary film department for eight of those years. In 2005-10 she was associate professor at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. On the strength of the successful film What Women Dream About (1999) she published three volumes of interviews bearing the same title, and also the book What Men Dream About. She has made around one hundred films, which brought her 35 awards at Czech and foreign film festivals.

Filmography
Jiří Suchý - Tackling Life with Ease
2019
Červená
2017
České studentské revolty
2016
Svoboda podle Ságla
2016
Samoživy
2015
Magický hlas rebelky
2014
Příběhy neobyčejné energie
2014
To jsme si zase užili světa
2014
Popelčin komplex
2013
Věra 68
2012
24
2011
21 mluvčích Charty 77
2009
České milování
2009
Drž rytmus!
2009
Do samoty v tanci
2008
Sedm světel
2008
Medela
2007
Přežili jsme svoje děti
2006
Ženy Charty 77
2006
Láska včera, dnes a zítra
2005
Moje 20. století
2005
Děti pod Karpaty
2004
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
2004
Dva muži na Sibiři
2004
Máňa po deseti letech
2003
Konec světa v srdci Evropy
2002
Ztracená duše národa
2002
Zábradlí
2000
O čem sní muži
1999
O čem sní ženy
1999
Zavřené světy
1999
Jó, to jsem ještě žil
1997
Nesmrtelná hvězda Božena Němcová
1997
Spřízněni bláznovstvím
1993
Slovensko ve svobodné Evropě
1993
TV cyklus GEN
1992-96
Zdeňka Hůly Svěcení jara
1992
Žena, zločin a trest
1992
Přítelkyně
1991
Netrpělivost srdce
1991
Svobodný člověk Václav Malý
1990
Miluj bližního svého
1990
Bůh žehnej Československu
1990
Máte rádi Smetanu?
1989
Za svou pravdou stát
1987
Zkus to dokázat
1987
Otec a dcera
1986
Talentované děti
1986
S tebou, táto
1981
Doma
1980
Konkurs na rok 2000
1979

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