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Over the Hills
Over the Hills

Director
Martin Mareček

A great distance. Two thousand eight hundred fifty-two kilometers between Brno and Diveyevo, between the East and the West, between father and son. Far away, so close. At the end of summer holiday Vít and his son Grisha set off for a long journey to Russia. As soon as they get in the car, son puts his headset on and father immerses himself into memories. Still the two cannot escape one…

Karel, Me and You
Karel, Me and You

Director
Bohdan Karásek

Film Karel, Me and You reflects on the stability of relationships, the option of choosing a single life-partner, and from a broader perspective, on life around the age of thirty as it is here and now, from both female and male point of view. The premise upon which this plays out is the marriage of Karel and Saša, which is at a standstill, and because of that Saša moves away from…

Jiří Trnka - A Long Lost Friend
Jiří Trnka - A Long Lost Friend

Release Date
28.11.2019

Director
Joël Farges

Joël Farges, a French filmmaker in his 60s is looking for a destiny of his favourite film from his childhood. It was a Prince Bayaya by Jiří Trnka. Trnka’s films were once known and popular in France. Trnka’s career peaked when the Cold War raged between the East and West blocks. His films were presented as an artistic counterweight to commercial production of Disney.…

Owners
Owners

Release Date
21.11.2019

Director
Jiří Havelka

Mrs. Zahrádková has a plan to convince the other co-owners of the flats to finally save the house in which they live together and which is in disrepair. She might find support at the young newlyweds that have just moved into the house with their idealistic enthusiasm. From the first moment, with astonishment, they see the co-owners' inability to agree on anything. Mrs. Roub…

Fritzi - A Revolutionary Tale
Fritzi - A Revolutionary Tale

Director
Ralf Kukula, Matthias Bruhn

East Germany, 1989. Summertime. No one knows the Iron Curtain is about to fall. When twelve-year-old Fritzi's best friend Sophie goes on vacation to Hungary with her family, she leaves her little dog Sputnik with her. Fritzi lovingly takes care of Sputnik, who misses Sophie a lot. When school starts again in fall, however, Sophie doesn't come back. Fritzi has to face up to the fact Sophie…

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