Accompanying programme

One World is not only about films!

Meet the filmmakers after screenings

Make the most of the unique opportunity and meet the filmmakers after screenings! The list of planned Q&As can be found in the Films A-Z section or in the programme for individual days or cinemas; the information on guests is continuously updated (please note that not all screenings are followed by Q&As).

Do not miss our panel debates. Panel debates for the public take place at the Municipal Library in conjunction with film screenings that begin at 20.00. The debates are interpreted into Czech and English.

For more information about the events, simply select an accompanying event from our programme and have fun! Details about the events can be found in the menu above, complete accompanying programme is listed below:

Exhibition – Thematic Space
7 January – 16 March
Why Talk to Animals

Modern humans set themselves apart from nature, just talking ‘about’ animals . What would happen if we start talking ‘to’ animals instead?  And if we find space to hear the animals’ replies? This thematic space documents Why Talk to Animals, a trilogy created by the Mobile Academy Berlin comprising: the conference Portraying Animals, happening and a performance of 17 human-animal pairs, and the use of the resulting photos. The event organiser is the Goethe-Institut Prague.

2 March – 2 April
Czech Centre Prague
Jan Šibík: World Events

A retrospective exhibition of photojournalist Jan Šibík, who regularly covers hotspots of conflict and humanitarian crises.

7–16 March
Lucerna Passage
Faces of Help

The photography exhibition Faces of Help captures various forms of the humanitarian aid that the non-profit People in Need provides around the world, including in the Czech Republic.

7–16 March
Divácké centrum Galerie Lucerna
East or West, HOME is best

Zuzana Samara’s documentary photos capture moments in the daily life of the homeless, offering an unprejudiced, non-judgemental view. Whether you have a home or not, view with your heart.

Interactive Exhibition
7–16 March
Municipal Library
Priya’s Shakti

An innovative multimedia project exploring attitudes towards gender violence. The layered narrative and enhanced reality comic book format tell the story of the Goddess Parvati and the mortal Priyu as they fight against sexual violence in India and elsewhere in the world. At the same time, through love, creativity and cohesion, they support the movement against patriarchy, misogyny and indifference. (English friendly)

Tuesday 8 March
10:00 AM – 11.30 AM / Cervantes Institute
Case Study: The Russian Woodpecker

Oscar-nominated British producer Mike Lerner takes viewers behind the scenes of the making of The Russian Woodpecker, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance 2015. The film is included on this year’s One World programme.

Wednesday, 9 March
6:00 PM – 19.30 PM / Cervantes Institute
Masterclass: Erik Gandini

Acknowledged filmmaker Erik Gandini, famous for not just his film Swedish Theory of Love (which is included on this year’s One World programme.) or prize-winning work Videocracy about moral decay in Italy under Silvio Berlusconi, will talk about the basic principles behind his artistic creation and directing work.

Radio Documentary
Wednesday, 9 March
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM / Audience Centre at the Lucerna Gallery
Unseen Documentaries– Czech Radio on the Topic of Hate

Dan Moravec: Czechia for the Czechs – Hate Free
The members of the Hate Free Initiative – a group of individuals who want a life without violence and hate – face almost daily attacks on the Internet.
Lenka Pitronová: I’m Sorry, but I Don’t Know Who You Are!
The documentary tracks the Czech public’s fear of immigrants, the responses of those who decide to help refugees, and refugee stories from the Serbo-Croatian border.
A discussion with the authors and guests follows.

Panel Discussion and Happening
Wednesday, 9 March

7:00 PM / Goethe-Institut, 2nd floor
In times of war, do the muses fall silent?
From the outset artists and activists played a key role in the civil resistance on Maidan and in promoting change in Ukraine and, as a result, now face many forms of repression. How is artistic work carried out today, particularly in areas of unrest and occupation, such as the Donbas and Crimea? Organised by the Goethe-Institut Prague.

Thursday, 10 March

10:00 AM – 11:30 / Cervantes Institute
Lecture: Transmedia What?
Alexandre Brachet presents his web series Do Not Track, which explores how all we do on the web is tracked and recorded. A part of the lecture is an introduction to the project Generation What?, which will be launched in 13 European countries, including CZ, in 2016. It aims to use interactive documentaries to draw young people into a society-wide debate.

Thursday, 10 March

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM / Austrian Cultural Forum
Lecture and the Interactive Exhibition: Mind the Map
A lecture by artists from the Time’s Up group, who have prepared a unique interactive exhibition immersing the public in the tangled web of individual lives, a confused society, family stories, and Europe’s ongoing migration policy crisis. The group’s members create interactive situations, invite their audience into them and encourage playful experience-driven exploration of what transpires in the given space.
Exhibition is open from 7 March to 10 April

10 Years of the Pavel Koutecký Award
Thursday, 10 March

5:00 PM –  8:00 PM / Audience Centre at the Lucerna Gallery
How the Film Citizen Havel Was Made
On the anniversary of Václav Havel’s birth and on the occasion of the 10th year of the Pavel Koutecký Award, director Miroslav Janek (Olga, The Gospel According to Brabenec, Burning, The Unseen) and producer Jarmila Poláková (Film & Sociology) present the creative methods used to make Citizen Havel. The programme includes screenings of some dailies. Screening of the film will follow after the masterclass.

Thursday, 10 March

8:30 PM – 12:00 PM / Vinohrady Brewery
Screening: 6 degrees
The 2-day KineDok conference (10-11 March at the Cervantes Institute), focusing on innovative distribution methods, includes a gala screening of the Polish documentary 6 Degrees (Directed by: Bartosz Dombrowski, Poland, 2014, 81 min.), based on the premise that each person is linked to others through 6 mutual personal connections. With English subtitles only.

11 March
4:30 PM 6 PM / Cervantes Institute
Czech Docs Panel
A public presentation of 5 Czech documentary projects, all with the potential for international distribution. One of them is the film Nothing Like Before by director Lukáš Kokeš, that uses stylised documentary form to break into the world of contemporary teenagers living on the geographic and social periphery in the middle of Europe.

Documentary Film Evening
Friday, 11 March
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM / Václav Havel Library
Democratisation of Taiwan
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – The Mountain – Su Hung-en, 2015, 60 min.
Taiwan through the eyes of an elderly aboriginal. His personal story reflects the island’s colonial history, the simpler rural way of life, and his personal poetic style. A discussion with the filmmakers follows.
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM – Godspeed Taiwan – Jeff Broadway and Kai Boydell, 2013, 50 min.
The documentary captures Taiwan’s modern political history and the attempts to instil democracy, which, in 2016, led to the election of pro-democratic President Tsai Ing-wen. Its protagonist is political activist and former presidential candidate Peng Ming-min.
Free admission. Screened with English and Czech subtitles.

Panel Debate
Friday, 11 March
8:30 PM
/ Václav Havel Library
Democratisation of Taiwan

Discussion with Taiwanese filmmakers and experts from the Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences on the topic of January’s presidential election results, Taiwan’s democratisation, relations with China, and the challenges awaiting this island republic.
The English discussion will be interpreted into Czech.

HateFree Stage
Friday, 11 March
7:30 PM / Rock Café, Theatre Auditorium
Where is my home?

Based on motifs from our popular national anthem, leading Czech stand-up artists will lead the audience through a non-PC HateFree Stage evening moderated by Adéla Elbel (Čokovoko ). You can look forward to Tigran Hovakimyan, Anatol Svahilec and other performers. The Eastern Combo concert follows. Free admission!

Friday, 11 March
9:30 PM / Rock Café
Eastern Combo

A unique opportunity to see on one stage the Azerbaijani rapper Jamal Ali, who had to flee to Berlin due to his impudence; and the Ukrainian NastyaZnykaye soul and jazz quartet, inspired by Norah Jones and Amy Winehouse, which came into being at the height of the Maidan events.

Saturday, 12 March
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
/ Komedie Theatre
East European Forum – Public Presentations

The Directors and producers of 21 yet unfinished Central and East European feature-length documentaries will present their projects at the largest event of its kind in the region.

Human Rights Tattoo
Saturday, 12 March
Noon – 7:00 PM / Audience Centre at the Lucerna Gallery
A Centimetre of Skin Dedicated to Human Rights

Human Rights Tattoo, a community art project, aims to tattoo the complete text of the Declaration of Universal Human Rights on 6,773 people around the world – one letter per person.  The project was started by Dutch artist Sander van Bussel in 2002 and has grown to include a group of volunteers and organisations. A portion of the Declaration will be tattooed at One World.

Accompanying Event to Bikes vs Cars
Saturday, 12 March
3:00 PM
Bike Ride

Ride a bike to the cinema! This ride through Prague, supported by the Rekola bike-sharing project, ends with the screening of Bikes vs Cars, the Swedish film about city cycling. You’ll not only get a work out, but will also learn more about bike riding in Prague and meet some of the festival guests, maybe even the film’s director!

Radio Documentary
Saturday, 12 March
7:00 PM–8:30 PM / Audience Centre at the Lucerna Gallery

Kateřina Jungová: Turnout
Young, smart, able to work, still relatively strong, yet living in the streets. What lies behind this way of life they have chosen? Did they have a choice? This documentary by Kateřina Jungová offers a glimpse into the fate of three men and the issue of homeless young people in CZ. A discussion with the makers and guests follows.

Accompanying Event to Out of Fashion
Sunday, 13 March
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM / Audience Centre at the Lucerna Gallery
Sustainable Fashion in CZ

Sunday afternoon is devoted to fashion. After seeing Out of Fashion, did you have the urge to rethink the way you buy clothes? We’d like to introduce a Czech campaign focused on a sustainable and ethical fashion industry and on upcycling. The workshops will provide inspiration about things that can be conjured from old clothes.

Sunday, 13 March
6:00 PM / Audience Centre at the Lucerna Gallery

ToldUntold: Unlock the Stories in your Mind
During Communism, people experienced events, either as witnesses or as participants, about which they have never spoken. The ToldUntold project tells their stories, stories that people were afraid to share – until now. They are presented in 3 animated films, 2 radio documentaries and a theatrical monologue. Event is organized by dutch multimedia platform The Iron Curtain Project. All programme is in czech language, audio-stories with english subtitles.

Accompanying Event to 10 Billion – What’s on Your Plate?
Monday, 14 March
8:00 PM / Audience Centre at the Lucerna Gallery
The Dining Table

Did watching 10 Billion – What’s on Your Plate? start you thinking about what we will eat in the future? Join us at a communal table where you will learn about new Czech and international projects addressing this issue. Topics include food waste (and how to avoid it), community gardens and urban farming. Refreshments provided by the Zachraň jídlo (Save Food Initiative).

Accompanying Event to Seven Songs for a Long Life
Tuesday, 15 March
Following the screening of Seven Songs for a Long Life / Lucerna Café Let’s Meet at the Piano

The end of one’s life need not be sad and hopeless! Sometimes you can sing your entire life, from start to finish, as can be seen in the film Seven Songs for a Long Life, which was filmed at a Scottish hospice. After the screening, join us at the piano to learn and sing few songs!

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