A little girl throws a fit when the television is turned off. What's going on? Everyone seems either hypnotized, addicted, or turned into a vegetable by the tube. Her father, a TV journalist, decides to get to the bottom of it.
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.
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.
Film about searching maternal instinct under the microscope.
The non-verbal documentary Robot World depicts the evolution of robots from a mechanical somnambulist to an autonomous sensorium.
One of the first Czech scientific documentaries, made by the Society of the Friends of Nature, containing footage of the preparation of a frog’s heart, its pulse, and the response of nerves when irritated by electric current. The film was made by the pedagogue and promoter of sciences Bohumil Bauše (1845 - 1924).
The paranormal experiment with a train set by psycho-physisist Dr. Johannes Hagel relates to something, which can’t explained in physical terms.
The movie is based on a genre of popular scientific documentary and is trying to presume the effects of scientific findings.
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...
Prof. Petr Vopěnka is a worldwide famous Czech mathematician, author of many books concerning history of Maths, geometry above all.
Slightly meteorological film about creating, behaving and blustering of clouds...
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...
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 film essay which attempts to explain nature, science, and civilisation through the structure of fungus...
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.
Extremely loud and incredibly close.
A film about today’s relationship between humans and technology...
A feature documentary about the world of South-Korean professional gamers. Every year thousands of South-Koreans flock to the game stadiums in Seoul to watch the Pro League, a live sports event where professional gamers compete to be the best at one single video game: Starcraft.
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...
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