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The Source

Direction
Year
2005
Country
  • Czech Republic
Runtime
75min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

Documentary filmmaker Martin Mareček´s and activist Martin Skalský´s film opens with an animated sequence that illustrates in shorthand the road from the mining fields of Baku to the full fuel tank, to the real price of oil. Contemporary Azerbaijan is implicitly undemocratic, with a strong presidential systém and clan mentality, exploited by Western corporations.

Looking at the broader context, the film explores the project of oil pipelines supported by the World Bank. The documentary is the first filmic output of the extensive social project Auto*Mat, which confronts various forms of human mobility.


Czech and Russian subtitles are available for download only in DVD format.

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  • Original Title
    Zdroj
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Martin Mareček, Martin Skalský
  • Cinematography
    Jiří Málek
  • Editing
    Martin Mareček
  • Sound
    Ondřej Ježek
  • Runtime
    75 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2005
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Production

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