One World in safe proximity! Check out the programme

Identity and the various forms it takes in the globalized world of the 21st century – this is the subject explored by this year’s One World film festival under the motto Safe Proximity. In addition to its traditional competitions and thematic categories, the festival programme will thus also include two categories on the subject of searching for and defining one’s identity – both individual and on across society.  

“The protagonists of these films are either struggling to figure out where they belong, or they know it but find it difficult to understand their surroundings or society. Some of their stories take place on the other side of the planet, but thanks to film we learn that we have much in common,” says the festival’s programming director Ondřej Moravec. This year’s 21st One World film festival is held in Prague from 6 to 17 March and subsequently in another 35 cities throughout the Czech Republic. 

► Check out the festival programme here ◄

One World opens with Gods of Molenbeek, which looks at the question of identity through the childhood of three inseparable friends from the Brussels neighborhood of Molenbeek, which became infamous in the media as the home of Islamic radicals. Although they all come from radically different worlds, they go in search together for answers to questions related to Islam, Christianity, and belief in the true god. Their harmonic co-existence is disturbed by terrorist attacks that were prepared and planned in the neighborhood they call home. The film will be presented in person by director Reetta Huhtanen.

 

One World in numbers  

  • This year’s festival presents 117 documentaries from 51 countries in 14 thematic categories: three competition categories and eight thematic ones, plus short films, virtual reality, and a special category for children, Docs for Kids. 

  • We are showing 20 premieres (17 world and international premieres; 3 European premieres) 

  • The festival takes place in 37 cities (6–17 March in Prague, then throughout the Czech Republic and in Brussels) 

  • We have more than 140 confirmed festival guests

  • As part of One World for All, we will be screening 18 films with subtitles for the hearing-impaired and 5 documentaries with audio commentary, plus 3 relaxed screenings. 

Good to know 

  • Ticket sales in Prague start on Monday, 25 February.  

  • In order to ensure reservations for holders of a handicapped ID and for further information (accessibility, seniors, Czech sign language interpretations, audio commentary), please write to bezbarier@jedensvet.cz or call +420 221 462 411.  

  • New this year, we offer central assisted ticket sales at an information stand in the Lucerna building, where filmgoers will find two computers where they can purchase tickets online for any screening at any cinema.  

  • The festival’s audience center will be at the Tibet Open House on Školská Street in Prague 1.  

  • During the festival, parents may make use of a children’s play corner at the Municipal Library on Mariánské náměstí.

Jeden svět 2019 představí 117 dokumentů ve 14 tematických kategoriích / One World 2019 presents 117 documentaries in 14 thematic categories
Svůj film na 22. Jeden svět přihlašujte do 1. září 2019 / Submit your film to the 22nd One World until 1st September 2019

Submit your film to the One World 2020

Are you in the process of finishing your new documentary film? Sumbit it to the One World Festival until the 1st September 2019! The 22nd edition......

Film Vše v pořádku sleduje zhroucení systému zdravotní péče ve Venezuele / Está Todo Bien covers the collapse of the healthcare system in Venezuela

The Award for the Best Film of the One World in Brussels goes to Está Todo Bien

13th edition of the One World Festival in Brussels knows it’s best film. The festival jury composed of human rights organizations representatives......

Jeden svět v Bruselu proběhne od 23. do 30. dubna na sedmi projekčních místech / One World in Brussels takes place from 23 April to 30 April in 7 different venues

One World in Brussels will show 11 films to international audience

Eleven films covering various current human rights topics will be screened by People in Need in cooperation with the Czech Center in Brussels and the......

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Gods of Molenbeek to open One World in Brussels

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Cenu za nejlepší film získal dokument Kamenné srdce režisérů Claire Billet a Oliviera Jobarda / The prize for the best documentary film was awarded to Heart of Stone directors Claire Billet and Olivier Jobard

Heart of Stone Takes Top Honors at One World 2019

The winners of this year’s One World Festival have been announced. A total of seven prizes were awarded by juries in the categories of International......

Dětský koutek nabízí také filmové workshopy / Kid

Leave your kids with us, we’ll make them into film fans!

Want to go to a movie, but don’t have a babysitter on hand? Not to worry. One World festival is ready to entertain even the youngest visitors. We......

Přidáváme projekce dvou nejnavštěvovanějších filmů / We are adding screenings of the festival’s most popular films

We are adding screenings of the festival’s most popular films

Although there are still four festival days remaining, many of the screenings are already hopelessly sold out. In order to give those who didn’t......

Mikrosvět bratrů Okamurových jako by byl typickým příkladem rozdělení dnešní české společnosti.

On Open and Closed Societies

Filip Remunda’s documentary, The Okamura Brothers, which will be screened in its world premiere at One World, exceeds the genre of a traditional......

Momenty sblížení i naprosté koncentrace na podzimním setkání koordinátorů. / The weekend gathering of regional coordinators in the heart of the Vysočina highlands in November.

One World presents its next jury. Here are our cineastes from outside Prague

Careful readers of our website will surely have noticed that this year’s 21st One World festival features a new jury – a regional jury consisting......

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Can we be in safe proximity to one another? One World starts today

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Livestreaming se za posledních deset let stal v Číně obrovským společenským fenoménem. / Over the past ten years, livestreaming has grown into an enormous social phenomenon in China.

People’s Republic of Desire

In China, the Internet works on the basis of complex ecosystems connecting the online and offline entertainment, e-commerce, gaming, and gambling. During......

Podařilo se Viktoru Orbánovi proměnit Maďarsko v „neliberální demokracii“? / Has Viktor Orbán succeeded in transforming Hungary to an “illiberal democracy”?

Hungary: A Hijacked Democracy?

The enfant terrible of the European Union – that is how many see the Hungary of today. The direction the country is taking towards becoming an “illiberal......

Kamenné srdce sleduje 8 let dospívání afghánského uprchlíka v jeho novém francouzském domově. / Heart of Stone tracks 8 years of life of the the young refugee from Afghanistan in his new home.

You’ll See Them Here First: Premieres at This Year’s One World

At One World, we can’t offer you red carpets and  opulent evenings with Hollywood stars, but we do have the pleasure of presenting twenty major......

Rekonstrukce Utøyi je minimalistický psychologický thriller, který svou vizualitou připomíná Trierův Dogville. / Reconstructing Utøya is a minimalist psychological thriller with a visual aspect reminiscent of von Trier’s Dogville.

Films That Will Hit You Hard

Are you mulling over which of the 117 documentaries at One World 2019 to see? The festival’s programme director, Ondřej Moravec, programmers Julie......

Podpořit můžete například Beats Bus, projekt Stevea Arnotta z filmu Duše severu. / You can also support the Hull Beats Bus, the project of Steve Arnott from A Northern Soul.

Films that are changing the world: What can you do?

Films don't always end when the credits roll. These are documentaries connected with a campaign that audiences can join, usually offering the opportunity......

S pomocí nových zařízení se diváci mohou propadat stále intenzivněji do kůže někoho jiného / Viewers may use the new equipment to ever more intensely put themselves in somebody else’s shoes

Virtual reconstructions: What does a conversation with a hologram look like?

Virtual worlds continue to expand. The latest uses of VR in the field of art increasingly diverge from traditional reportage (although such projects still......

Kdo si odveze ceny letos? / Who will grab the prizes this year?

Who will grab the prizes this year?

This year’s festival program is divided into a total of 14 categories, out of which there are three competition categories – International......

Jeden svět 2019 představí 117 dokumentů ve 14 tematických kategoriích / One World 2019 presents 117 documentaries in 14 thematic categories

One World in safe proximity! Check out the programme

Identity and the various forms it takes in the globalized world of the 21st century – this is the subject explored by this year’s......

Film Odložený případ Hammarskjöld pátrá po příčinách záhadné smrti generálního tajemníka OSN / Cold Case Hammarskjöld investigates the mysterious death of the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

What not to miss? The best of this year's One World

Complete programme of the One World festival will be announced on 19 February 2019, but this does not prevent us from sharing the best things of......

Lozang Sanggjä přijel do Prahy již dvakrát na pozvání Fora 2000, letos bude hostem Jednoho světa / Lobsang Sangay came to Prague twice as a guest of Forum 2000, this time he come as a guest of One World

Sikyong Lobsang Sangay comes to Prague as a guest of One World 2019

One of the world’s most important human rights activists, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, the President of the Central Tibetan Administration and the successor......

Francisce Ramírez se z obtížné pozice chudé farmářky podařilo v Nikaragui mobilizovat statisíce lidí / From the difficult position of a poor farmer, Francisca Ramírez has managed to mobilize hundreds of thousands of people in Nicaragua

Homo Homini Award for 2018 to Nicaraguan farmer Francisca Ramírez

“It’s an honor for us, our families, and our country,” says Francisca Ramírez – leader of a Nicaraguan democratic movement......

Minding The Gap pozoruje přátelství a dospívání tří skejťáků v takzvaném Rezavém pásu / Minding the Gap traces the friendship and adolescence of three skateboarders in the Rust Belt

Oscar nominees at the One World 2019

Two films about life in the United States that are being screened at this year’s One World, have been nominated for Oscar. The nominations......

Naše jistoty se v průběhu času mění, ukazuje vizuál Jednoho světa 2019 / Our sense of security can change over time, the One World

A battle or a unity? One World's visuals show both certainties and doubts

What do they mean and how are they related to the topic of safe proximity? The colourful question marks and exclamation points throughout the festival’s......

Co nás rozděluje a co spojuje? ptá se Jeden svět 2019 / What differentiates us and what brings us together? One World 2019 asks

Identity, certainty, security. What brings us together? asks One World 2019

Who am I and where do I belong? At a time of political crises, in a divided society and on  the threshold of irreversible climate change, finding an......

Dokument O otcích a synech je unikátní studií islámské radikalizace dětí / Of Fathers and Sons documentary is a unique study of the Islamic radicalization of children

Talal Derki's film Of Fathers and Sons in the Oscar nomination

Talal Derki was awarded the Best Director Award at the One World festival last year. This year, the Syrian director is vying for an even greater......

Nová příručka zkoumá, jak oslovit nová publika a zvýšit svůj dosah / The new handbook explores how to reach new audiences and boost impact

Explore Impact: A handbook for film festival organisers available for download

Thanks to the Visegrad Fund and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, we are now able to present this handbook focused on......