Everyone has their favourite place where they can hide away from a problem or they can soothe their mind. This short film takes place at Vitkov park in Prague 3. It is presenting how the filmmaker see the difference between Czech and Burmese culture.
Film essay about classical and postmodern supervision mechanisms.
An extraordinary tale about strongly passionate and elegant architect Jan Kaplicky with a clear vision of the future who has the biggest fight on his hands in Prague again.
Just imagine a man who’s been writing his diary every day for 88 years! Just imagine a man who was filming in Africa when the colonial system collapsed. A man who met Yuri Gagarin, Edmund Hillary, a man who met kings, presidents and cannibals, a man who criticized communism directly to the government of the Soviet Union, a man who travelled all around the world but was not allowed to enter the United States…
Called Marriage Stories, the series of documentary films covers twenty-five years of Czech society by watching the lives of several married couples. The methodis what gives the films their causality as the story develops over a long period of time. The story of Marcela was especially moving as we witness the death of her daughter at the end...
A documentary film about peculiar and unconventional people living in a peculiar and unconventional place. After several visits to the most east-bound district of interwar Czechoslovakia, one director and one photographer decided to return to the same places once more this time with a film camera to bring back a message about the calm but original daily life of the local people.
A documentary film about army cooks and how the everyday needs of thousands of armed stomachs affect the victories and defeats of statesmen.
A flight under the Prague’s Railway Bridge in July 1919 and its tragic consequences: the death of the director of YMCA in Prague and a river custodian...
A series of films by the pioneer of Czech cinematography, architect Jan Kříženecký (1868 – 1921), as composed and titled by film collector Bohumil Veselý (1903 - 1971) in the year 1968.
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).
Footage of goose breeding at a prospering poultry farm, the future Poultry Company Libuš (closed down in 2007).
The film, shot from a boat floating in St. Johann’s Rapids on the Vltava River, became the first Czech film awarded abroad (Grand Gold Medal at the 1st International Film Exhibition in Vienna in 1912)...
Film news from a farming exhibition, horse races, shooting contest, visit to the grave of František Palacký and the funeral of Bedřich Pacák, a member of parliament. It is the only completely preserved documentary news journal by ASUM. Mere fragments have survived from two other newsreels (March 1914, April 1914).
An edited documentary, composed by AB as a montage of film footages shot during the first days of independent Czechoslovakia (October – November 1918), capturing revolutionary events in Prague.
Prague, Czech Republic, 31 May, 2003 - its a few minutes before 10 a.m. and there are more than 3000 people jostling on a remote parking place...
The film covers the hot-blooded dispute over a U.S. military base, as part of the National Missile Defense Program, which was planned for construction in the woods surrounding Brdy Military Area...
The film is about a crisis in the Czech Television at the end of the year 2000 and beginning of the year 2001...
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 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...
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