RENÉ – THE PRISONER OF FREEDOM
René – Vězeň svobody
After almost 50 years, the Fuck of people [sic] neck tattoo is fading. René, the antisocial recidivist with a bright mind, doesn’t want to be behind bars anymore. He wants to live and perhaps even to love. René became publicly known in 2008 thanks to his film portrait by director Helena Třeštíková, the most significant representative of Czech time-lapse documentary film. What happened to René after the film? Třeštíková provides the answer in the sequel René – The Prisoner of Freedom, in which she observes the hero from the premiere of the original film to the present.
We are screening this film inclusively. The film includes special subtitles and audio commentary through headphones – the screening can also be attended by people with hearing and visual impairments.
The screening will be followed by discussion with its creators Helena Třeštíková a Kateřina Černá.
René – Vězeň svobody / Helena Třeštíková / Czech Republic / 2021 / 102 min.
Slovakia and the Czech Republic for human rights
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