Stories from the region of the Krkonose Mountains taken from local chronicles, personal accounts and pub legends, featuring amateur actors from Paseky nad Jizerou and the surrounding area.
A documentary portrait of a Czech architect and The London Future Systems Studio founder Jan Kaplicky...
The documentary Peace with Seals deals is made up of two stories,. The first story is about a seal named Gaston who, according to the director of the Prague Zoo, became ‘the most famous animal on earth’ after he managed to reach Germany during a devastating flood...
On 22 March 1968 President Antonín Novotný gave in to the pressure of the reformist communists headed by Alexander Dubček and resigned. It is necessary to elect a new head of state who has set out on the path of „socialism with a human face“...
Distinguished Czech documentarist Jana Boková, who lives in Argentina, decided for her latest film to find out exactly what the word “exile” means. Her first stop is Prague where, after a period of 40 years, she meets up with a friend from her school days, the philosopher Václav Bělohradský.
A document asking question about about humility and faith in the power and mercy of God and the earthly life of those who believe in his glory.
Short documentary film about a MSF (Doctors without Borders) mission in Guatemala. The mission deals with sexual violence in the capital.
This is the unique story of a love and hate triangle built around something one cannot see, touch or weigh: radio waves.
Béla, a retaired hungarian biomolecular scientist is waiting for death. In the meantime, he has some things to say.
A lightning documentary inspection in Zambia, which, despite being one of the largest exporters of copper in the world, is increasingly more dependent on the world's help, because having privatized the mines, the export of raw materials no longer brings any fortune.
A documentary about the tourism influence on original ethnic groups that haven’t been affected by civilization so far and about the changes of how they experience their own culture. The documentary takes place on the Russian far north – in the Chukotka region.
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.
A dog’s funeral becomes part of a chain of absurd events including a tomato ketchup battle, a reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz and a motorbike show. Its common denominator is the commercial interest of sponsors and big buisness, the ambivalent winners of privatization and participants of numerous coruption affairs...
After the "Velvet Revolution" of 1989, a number of previously taboo subjects opened up to Czech documentary filmmaking. One of these was the theme of the post-war resettlement of the Sudeten Germans from Czechoslovakia...
p>Two clarinet players, one Czech and one Israeli, first sing to one another over the phone and then send each other emails with photographs of their concert gowns...
The reconstruction of the photographic Atelier Seidel in Český Krumlov and the rediscovery of a unique collection of nearly 140,000 historical photographs becomes not only the basis for the narrative of a life-story of two photographers...
In 2006 two Czech electricians, Milan and Tomáš, set off for the Zambian village of Mupande. Exploiting a “higher level of African improvisation” they managed to provide electric power to the local school, clinic and several homes, and brought the villagers out of their equatorial darkness.
The film is about a crisis in the Czech Television at the end of the year 2000 and beginning of the year 2001...
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