Scene from the film Alda
Scene from the film Alda
Scene from the film Alda
Scene from the film Alda
Scene from the film Alda
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Mrs. O. is suffering from dementia. Her story is told through a combination of documentary footage and her own video journals. The handy digital camera serves Mrs. O. to record instructions for different daily activities, memories, thoughts, and commentaries on various events. Trying naively to print herself into the medium of film for further reference in the memory-less future. Through an individual story of a gradual memory loss Alda reflects the attitude of the post-communist society towards its recent history.


  • Original Title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Viera Čákanyová
  • Cinematography
    Dalibor Fencl, Magdaléna Weigertová, Viera Čákanyová
  • Editing
    Viera Čákanyová, Alexandra Gojdičová
  • Sound
    Jan Šléška
  • Runtime
    52 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production 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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