To ta monarchia
A documentary time-lapse comedy about modern people in modern times. A collective portrait of the inhabitants of Spišský Hrhov – a Slovak village mentioned in The New York Times – depicting their quest for the ideal model of coexistence. The 21st century is the century of self-realisation for many, and yet it represents a loss of a sense of belonging to others. The question is whether we are able to see ourselves in an increasingly complex world as one community with common goals that cannot be achieved individually.
Vladislava Sárkány / Slovakia / 2020 / 80 min.
Slovakia and the Czech Republic for human rights
This film is the first part of the planned three-part documentary series Love & Rage. For more than 30 years climate issues were supposedly at the forefront of our attention. We published data, set up panels, but nothing fundamental happened. Last year, various movements and activists changed the climate game by making their emotions felt and heard. And suddenly, things were set into motion. The film Grief therefore does not deal with climate change through data and degrees …
THE EARTH IS BLUE AS AN ORANGE
The documentary The Earth Is Blue as an Orange is based on the observation of the family, who lives in a small city in the “red zone” of Donbas, one of the most destroyed after shelling. 2014–2015 years were very difficult for this family. They had slept every night in the cellar of their house. The house of …
WELCOME TO CHECHNYA
Since 2017, Chechnya’s tyrannical leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, has waged a depraved operation to “cleanse the blood” of LGBTQ Chechens, overseeing a government-directed campaign to detain, torture and execute them. With no help from the Kremlin and only faint global condemnation, activists take matters into their own hands. In his new documentary, David France uses a remarkable approach …