A Hole in the Head

Díra v hlavě
Robert Kirchhoff
Czech Republic, Slovakia | 2016 | 88 min.


Category: Czech Competition

A pig farm in Lety, South Bohemia would make an ideal monument to collaboration and indifference, says writer and journalist Markus Pape. Most of those appearing in this documentary filmed in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland, France, Germany and Croatia have personal experience of the indifference to the genocide of the Roma. Many of them experienced the Holocaust as children, and their distorted memories have earned them distrust and ridicule. Continuing racism and anti-Roma sentiment is illustrated among other matters by how contemporary society looks after the locations where the murders occurred. However, this documentary film essay focuses mainly on the survivors, who share with viewers their indelible traumas, their "hole in the head".

Projection

11. 03. 18:00 Atlas - Small Hall Tickets
14. 03. 17:00 Svetozor - Large Hall Czech distribution premiere Debate with guests Tickets
15. 03. 17:00 Evald Debate with guests Tickets

Director

Robert Kirchhoff

Filmography:
Steam on the River, 2015
Jazzové války, 2013
Normalization, 2013

Sales

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