Accompanying programme


STEP BY STEP TO A PERFECT FILM PREMIERE

05. 03. 10:00h - 11:30h

The lecture provides a specific guide for the producers and directors of the existing broad spectrum of  international film festivals. From the first...


HOW TO BRING VR PROJECTS TO LIFE

05. 03. 18:00h - 19:30h

Virtual reality poses a great temptation and attracts many artists, including documentary filmmakers. However, the new opportunities available for unconventional...


Exhibition: They Defend Our Freedom

05. 03. 14:00h - 14. 03. 20:00h

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Sakharov Prize, the European Parliament, in cooperation with the Magnum Photos Agency, has prepared an...


AUDIOVISUAL MARKETING MATERIALS

06. 03. 11:30h - 13:00h

The lecture covers the theoretical and creative process for producing marketing videos and the way they influence how a film is received by the target...


CZECH DOCS... COMING SOON

06. 03. 14:00h - 15:15h

The producers and directors of the best upcoming Czech documentary projects will present their films to representatives of international festivals, distributors...


NEW RESISTANCE: Media, Film and Politics

06. 03. 16:00h - 17:30h

Critical filmmaking has become a risky business, and not just in Central and Eastern Europe. Populist governments are rediscovering the spell of propaganda,...


SILVANA IMAM

06. 03. 20:30h - 23:00h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Silvana

We are very sorry, but Silvana will not perform in Prague. Official statement below: Due to private circumstance I have to cancel my visit to Prague....


DUEL: The Power of Disinformation

06. 03. 19:00h - 21:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO City of Ghosts

Authenticity verification has become indispensable in the media world. Disinformation is an effective tool for manipulation and is used to destabilise...


IF / THEN – PITCHING SHORT FILMS

07. 03. 10:00h - 12:00h

This is a completely new competitive presentation of short documentary projects from Central and Eastern Europe. Just since 2017, five Polish short films...


CATCH YOUR SECOND BREATH!

07. 03. 15:00h - 16:30h

Where, besides state film funds, ministries of culture, and public service television stations can one find additional sources for financing documentaries?...


MasterClasses: KIM LONGINOTTO

07. 03. 17:00h - 18:30h

Kim Longinotto is one of the most popular contemporary filmmakers devoted to the controversial topics of today, handling them with extraordinary respect...


DECIPHERING FAKE NEWS

07. 03. 20:00h - 21:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Náš nový prezident


DUEL: Predicting crime: What is the price of safety?

07. 03. 19:00h - 21:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Pre-Crime

Technology surrounds us at every turn and makes life easier for us all. It also helps protect our security. In the United States, Great Britain and Germany,...


EAST DOC FORUM

08. 03. 09:30h - 13:30h

For the eighteenth year running, the prestigious presentation of the best upcoming Central and East European documentary works will take place. Over the...


RUN TO THE CINEMA

08. 03. 18:30h - 20:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Ultra

Film screening at 8:30 pm at the Bio OKO cinema Before the screening, run through Stromovka with seasoned runners, coaches, and filmmakers. You can consult...


TALK: From dictatorship to freedom and back?

08. 03. 19:00h - 21:40h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO The Venerable W.

Burma, officially Myanmar, has in recent years embarked on a journey of transformation from a military dictatorship to a country with democratic foundations....


DUEL: Europe Riding the Populist Wave

09. 03. 19:00h - 21:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Meuthen's Party

Xenophobia, racism, Euroscepticism and populist voices are growing in many European countries. In Germany, the far-right Alternative for Germany party...


09. 03. 18:00h - 19:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Hobbyhorse Revolution


09. 03. 20:30h - 22:00h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Berlin Rebel High School


MEMORIAL LIVE LIBRARY

10. 03. 15:15h - 17:00h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Granny Project

Be inspired by the adventures of boys and their grandmothers presented in the movie and, after the screening, come and chat with the contemporary witnesses...


10. 03. 18:00h - 20:00h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO When God Sleeps


10. 03. 20:30h - 22:00h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Before My Feet Touch the Ground


Honduras at the crossroads?

10. 03. 19:30h - 20:30h

In 2017, Honduras was shaken by massive student protests against the privatization of universities and against corruption, calling for free university...


Jamal Ali / Mai Khôi

10. 03. 20:30h - 22:00h

“My house has been demolished, I am homeless. No roof over my head – is Eurovision what I need now?” asks the Azeri rapper Jamal Ali...


SWAP AT ONE WORLD

11. 03. 11:00h - 17:00h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Second Hand Heroes

Do you find our heroes from the bazaar sympathetic? Or maybe you feel that the insanity of today’s dominant consumer society has to be at least...


MAKE YOUR OWN MERCH!

11. 03. 11:00h - 17:00h

Do you like this year’s visual and would you like to have a memento of it after the festival? With the help of the Gringo Graphics Shop, you can...


VEGAN BRUNCH

11. 03. 12:00h - 14:00h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO The End of Meat

The name of the event speaks for itself – the traditional Sunday brunch at Bio OKO will be vegan this year. Refreshments made without the need to...


LECTURE ABOUT SIGN LANGUAGE

11. 03. 20:00h - 21:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Deaf Child

Approximately half a million deaf and hard of hearing people live in the Czech Republic. For at least 8,000 of them, Czech sign language is their native...


MALENESS CRISIS, OR CRISIS OF THE SYSTEM?

12. 03. 19:30h - 21:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO A Theory of Equality

Are white heterosexual men oppressed by majority society? Why is the #metoo campaign interpreted as a witch hunt by the Czech mainstream? Why do men respond...


WORK IN PROGRESS: HORÁČEK (WORKING TITLE)

12. 03. 20:30h - 21:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Work in progress: Horáček (working title)

In his presidential campaign, Michal Horáček’s choice of team was surprising –  one of the most prominent members was Robin Kvapil,...


Housing: An Inaccessible Luxury

12. 03. 19:30h - 21:45h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Before My Feet Touch the Ground

Housing in big European cities is becoming more and more expensive. Real estate prices are rising as well as rents. Berlin's attempt to regulate rental...


DINNER FOR ALL

13. 03. 20:00h - 21:30h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO God Forsaken

Are you interested in how foreigners live in the Czech Republic? Come and join us at a common table, try some delicious snacks from the traditional cuisines...


TALK: Is America great again?

13. 03. 19:00h - 21:45h
ACCOMPANYING EVENT TO Trumped: Inside the Greatest Political Upset of All Time

Donald Trump has taken a number of controversial steps since his election. His repeated attempts to stop the investigation into Russia's influence...