Hanibal's Wedding

Direction
Year
1974
Country
  • Czech Republic
Runtime
20min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

In honour of Arnošt and Jaroslava Hanibal’s wedding in September 1974, Ivan M. Jirous held the ‘First Festival of Other Culture’ in Postupice, with the passive presence of the police. Performers included Old Teenagers, Sen Noci Svatojánské Band, Goldberg Grass Band, DG 307, Svatopluk Karásek, Charlie Soukup, and the Plastic People. The evening also featured a screening of Jan Ságl’s earlier films. The documentary opens with people gathering by the Rudolfinum in Prague, and also captures a part of the various performances. From the footage, it is evident that there were other cameramen present with 16mm film, making this one of the best-documented underground events.

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Details

  • Original Title
    Hanibalova svatba
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Jan Ságl
  • Editing
    Jan Ságl
  • Runtime
    20 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    1974
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Black & White
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Jihlava IDFF 2016

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