Scene from the film De Potentia Dei / CZ version
Scene from the film De Potentia Dei / CZ version
Scene from the film De Potentia Dei / CZ version
Scene from the film De Potentia Dei / CZ version
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De Potentia Dei / CZ version

  • Czech Republic

Kazimir Malevich wanted to burn all the pieces of art. And to create black squares from the ashes. The black square (Everything of art) did not appear here by an accident. Where are its roots? Is not the square in its core a circle, the return of Everything? And are we to speak on fundamental matters? Here we enter the quest of spies. The agents want to keep silence. The informaticians prefer the total openness, proximity, disposition. Distance or proximity? The movie DE POTENTIA DEI deals with these and other questions. The entire journey of the radically free documentary musical is driven by songs. The movie sings about me, about you, about itself. It searches the place on Earth, tries to have a terrestrial touch. The movie resurrects the Malevich's foot.


  • Original Title
    De Potentia Dei / CZ verze
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Ondřej Vavrečka
  • Cinematography
    Ondřej Vavrečka
  • Editing
    Ondřej Vavrečka, Lucie Navrátilová, Jana Vlčková
  • Music
    Tomáš Vtípil, Obec, Paumanok
  • Sound
    Jan Richtr, Ondřej Vavrečka
  • Runtime
    66 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Jihlava IDFF 2016 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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