The Czech Short Films is an annual collection of best short films made in Czech Republic. It represents student as well as professional work and spans over all genres - fiction, documentary, animation and experimental. The collection is intended for promotion and distribution purposes and for film professionals only.
You can watch each film by clicking on "Film Preview", upon registration. The registration process last up to 24 hours. Please, use your work email for registration, if possible. You can watch the films once your registration is succesfully completed. If you are interested in any of the films, you can contact Czech Film Center on email@example.com, or find the direct contact to rights holder or distributor in the profile of each film.
A girl who was hurt as a child keeps the memory of it alive. Having lacked love and empathy from her father in the past, she is not able to share her feelings with him. She can’t get rid of the painful memories taking her back to the day when she brought home a dead little bird and her father gave…
Jara is one of thousands of Czechs who, after being released from institutional care, are suddenly forced to stand on their own two feet. He works hard in the factory, trying to give his little daughter and wife the life he could never have. After a debt collector shows up at his flat and seizes…
Dance and parkour are dead. Elementary schools now offer a YouTube class. But why are the kids’ only subscribers their parents and classmates? Two best friends, Kate and Rachel, decide to make a groundbreaking video. And as their teacher says: followers don´t come for free - if you want to be…
The impact of communism was huge. Orphans were taken from foster care into institutional care. This animated documentary, containing the testimony of the man who grew up in an institution and a woman dealing with the problem from outside, shows that despite 30 years of freedom from communism the…
At first glance, Chameleon and Kiwi are a strange pair: while the former draws attention with his changing colours, the balding and perpetually frightened Kiwi shies away from any attention at all. But when an approaching storm sweeps away the roof over their heads, there is no room for differences…
Boris and Hugo, 16-year-old friends, arrive at Hugo’s parents’ apartment. They have bought a gun. They set up a livestream video on the internet and announce that in one hour they will commit suicide. While Boris is sure about the decision, Hugo still has his doubts. In the final moments of their…
An apartment building full of self-centred inhabitants: an utterly exhausted caretaker and his sexually frustrated wife, a widowed deer drowning his sorrows in loads of alcohol... While trying to cope with their problems, they find themselves in a hard-to-resolve triangle, seeking absurd and…
The Kite deals with the topic of death in a metaphorical and symbolic way. Through the relationship between a little boy and his grandpa, the film shows that none of us is here forever and all living creatures must die, but at the same time it reminds us that death doesn’t mean the end of our…
You don't have to live in the war zone to be confronted with the war. Conflict in eastern Ukraine is part of everyday live. Camouflage-dressed youths at train stations, internal migrants, and poverty – that´s just one side of it. On the other side, the war has also brought a sense of belonging to…