Prof. Petr Vopěnka is a worldwide famous Czech mathematician, author of many books concerning history of Maths, geometry above all.
How is digitization done and what does it involve? The new life of classic films: will the archive once be a data set in a disc field? Due to the disputes over its professional execution, digitization is unfortunately the most visible case in contemporary Czech cinema. Step by step, we will show you how director Jiří Menzel and cinematographer Jaromír Šofr restored Oscar-winning Closely Watched Trains.
American historian David Bordwell, Austrian experimenter Peter Kubelka, American director Godfrey Reggio and other stars of the silver screen in a sci-fi film about what will happen to the digital recording of their performance in a hundred years. If the whole world becomes digitalized, we will also advise you on how to make a homemade developer and fixer.
This popular science documentary offers insights into a physiology laboratory conducting intensive investigations into the possibility of humans living in a space.
A meditative film explores the effects that examining consciousness and a microscopic view of one’s inner self have on the rationalism that scientists are expected to have. Even though each has a different approach, a physicist and an economist have similar, indescribable experiences, which they can only show through ‘reflections’...
By means of the accelerator, the scientists want to simulate the situation shortly after the Big Bang. As a result, they hope to acquire basic information about the structure of mass and reveal the last secrets of the universe.
The documentary is tracking the life cycle of a mobile phone. From its birth in the mines in the Kolwezi, DR Congo, to its manufacturing in Chinese factories in the Pearl River Delta to its use and death in the markets and recycling dumps in Lagos, Nigeria...
Slightly meteorological film about creating, behaving and blustering of clouds...
Film about searching maternal instinct under the microscope.
The film is a philosophical essay on dependence people from nature and the world around them.
A threefold portrait, presenting the reality within the limits of a subjective view, puts together the lives of an increasingly more remote writer and musician; a hacker, dreaming his dream of transformation into a purely virtual existence in the depths of technology; and an undertaker, unrealistic raconteur, living on the history of half-mythical Sudetenland.
Focus on Infinity is a cinematic journey to the places, people and machines that are involved in exploring the origin of our cosmos and of our existence. It is a very personal and intuitive investigation into the roots and boundaries of our imagination dominated by sensual perception. Not unlike an adventure, the film dares to voyage into the unknown, to the structures of our intellectual capacity and drive to explore...
A film essay which attempts to explain nature, science, and civilisation through the structure of fungus...
This artistically vibrant film speculates about how things look on other planets in our galaxy. On a dramatic journey through the solar system, the film presents breathtaking cratered landscapes and nebulae, inaccessible lava-filled wastelands with meteoroids flying across the horizon.
An experimental documentary comprised of regional vignettes about faith, force, technology and exodus. Eleven parables relay histories of settlement, removal, technological breakthrough, violence, messianism and resistance, all occurring somewhere in the state of Illinois...
Are plants intelligent? What if they also have sensations and memory, can think and communicate? Some of them sleep and dance. Scientific facts unfold fresh ideas about the world of vegetation. Do plants resemble us? Do we underestimate them? Scientists are asking these very questions, do they perceive their environment? Do they have a memory? Could they have a nervous system? To these men and women, the great divide between the plant and animal world is not that great at all.
A documentary following the lives of two baby YouTube influencers and their family. Sisters Marghe and Giulia, aged 9 and 12, are known as “Marghe Giulia Kawaii” by their over 300,000 followers and their videos have been viewed millions of times. The documentary examines the effects of their new found fame and explores its influence on their private lives, where daily habits and online sharing seem to constantly overlap.
An old Bedouin riding his camel can’t believe his eyes: a woman dressed in a big, compact armour and a bizarre helmet is studying an insignificant rock. Astronauts in the desert of Oman... Or is it Mars?
I’ve once bumped up to, in some village garden, an elderly man who drilled holes into snail shells. He was one of the co-founders of genetic engeneering in the Czech Republic...
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