Documentaries by the FAMU students aim at intertwining political and social insightfulness with an attention to style and form. Arguments is a conceptual play on politics. Gottland – The Virginity of Lída Baarová explores the hidden side of the history of Czech cinema, while The Still Life of Vera offers an intimate peek into the private life of a remarkable figure. Techsquat blurs the line between private and public space; Listen to the Horizon depicts the subject of war through its presentation in the media and in cyberspace.
Czech Connection fosters collaboration among film professionals from these countries and creates a platform for experience and know-how exchange in various areas of the film industry.The programme is organised as part of the DOC.STREAM Switzerland project and is supported by the Partnership Fund of the Swiss-Czech Cooperation Programme.
Dimitri De Preux