Jan Gogola, ml.
(Czech Republic)

Jan Gogola was born in 1971. He is a director, script editor and lecturer at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU). Gogola studied journalism at Charles University and documentary film at FAMU. Formerly commissioning editor for Czech TV he has recently resumed filmmaking career as a director. As a script editor Gogola has been involved in the making of numerous documentaries, e.g., Czech Dream (dir. Filip Remunda, Vít Klusák); 66 Seasons (dir. Peter Kerekes); Cooking History (dir. Peter Kerekes); Lost Holiday (dir. Lucie Králová); Private Century (dir. Jan Šikl), and others. His film The Diary of Grandmother Němcová was awarded the first prize at FAMU film festival, Prague in 2000. His latest film Eternal Jožo was selected for the Best Czech Documentary competition at Jihlava IDFF 2020. Further on, Jan Gogola Jr. is author of a number of reviews, articles and essays, he published his text The Death of Documentary Film (Borders in Film, NFA 1999).

Filmography
Eternal Jožo
2020
Ukrajinská čítanka: Ukrajina, davaj, Ukrajina
2015
Česká fotka
2015
Excursion
2015
František of his own kind
2014
Kateřina Šedá: Jak se dělá mýtus
2013
Král nic nedělá
2012
Rock života/A Catapult of Fate
2011
Breathless: Nadvláda okamžiku / Breathless: Dominance of the Moment
2009
Mám ráda nudný život
2009
Přes hranice / Über die Grenze
2004
Národ sobě aneb České moře v 18 přílivech
2003
Panenka proti zbytku světa
2001
Ave Braník
2000
Panelák je kamarád
2000
Slečna Braník
2000
Nonstop
1999
Deník babičky Němcové
1999
Vila Inocent
1996

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