Docs For Kids

One World doesn’t ignore the youngest filmgoers and this category is for them. Short, dubbed films introduce children to their peers from around the world. This year, they will see how children live in Nigeria, India, Azerbaijan, and, as has become traditional, Europe’s northern countries. Specific stories will help them to think about and discuss current themes, such as bullying, poverty, social networks, and the environment. The films are a part of the afternoon screenings for schools, and they may also be seen during the Screenings for Parents and Children or the Relaxed Screenings.

Jeden svět dětem

Films in category Docs For Kids

Karla & Nordahl

Six-year-old Karla is a bright and well-spoken girl. Although younger than her brother Nordahl, she must help her sibling more than normal. Nordahl suffers from epilepsy and learning difficulties.

My Letter to the Oilmen

Papilou often visits his father, who lives near a dangerous oil spill leaking from the Shell refinery. The accident has already killed his six-year-old brother, and Papilou therefore boldly decides to write a letter to the oilmen.

Sapera

Ali Khan, 16, has one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. He hunts poisonous snakes. Every hunt is risky, but without it he would not be able to feed his large family.

Winter Lake

13-year-old Emika and her cousin Antti like to camp together under a tent, especially in winter. "All you need is a good tent, a sleeping bag and warm clothes," she says about her original hobby.

Other Thematic Categories

Mezinárodní soutěž

International competition

The International Competition presents the most original films that have appeared on the world’s documentary scene over the past few months. Three quarters of this year’s selection consists...

Máte právo vědět

Right To Know

The films competing for the Václav Havel Jury Award have strong themes. They cast light on major human rights violations, give the oppressed a voice, and support the battle against oppression and undignified...

Česká soutěž

Czech competition

The fourth year of the Czech Competition presents the newest locally produced films worthy of attention. This section aims not only to show films making their world premiere but also to give space to...

zemetaje1

UnEarthed

The climate crisis is today’s hottest topic. While media present the views of scientists, politicians, deniers and activists, icebergs melt, the Australian bush burns, ocean temps rise and Czech...

Jeden svět interaktivně

One World Interactive: UnEarthed

This year the UnEarthed category’s interactive offshoot offers several virtual reality documentaries. Like last year, it’s divided into two parts. The Brainz VR Cinema will show the best 360°...

Diagnóza

Diagnosis

Apart from this year’s main theme focused on the health of our planet, one of this year’s annual sections looks at the health of its inhabitants, particularly healthcare systems that are in...

Mužství/ženství

Masculinity and Femininity

Last year the festival looked at the broader issue of identity in general. This year the focus is on the narrower theme of gender identity. After women’s emancipation, the masculinity crisis is...

Jeden svět dětem

Gaps in the System

Every system – political, social and judicial – has deficiencies and gaps. Some people look for them and use them to climb the social ladder, others fall through to the very bottom. We find...

Čína – mocná i bezmocná

China: Powerful and Powerless

China is a key world player and we must count on its influence increasing further. But despite excellent economic results and great technological advances, various population groups remain disadvantaged....

Cesty ke svobodě

Journeys To Freedom

The films in this category are devoted to the regions where People in Need has long been active and to other non-democratic regimes. This year, in addition to capturing life in the middle of a war or...

jedna_nula

One Zero

Ones and zeroes. We spend increasingly more time on social networks and in other cyberworlds. The films in this category draw attention to the unrealistic expectations we often have of new technologies,...

atzijezivot (2)

Long Live Life

Human diversity and the will to live in one’s own way, often against the expectations of majority society, are the focal point of this category. Become inspired on a Greek tomato eco-farm or with...

Panorama

Panorama

The Panorama category presents the best documentaries of the past two years. The hits of the Sundance, Berlinale, IDFA, and CPH:DOX festivals are notable for their high-quality, unique themes and stories....

Krátce a výstižně

Short and Apt

Short documentaries have an advantage over feature films – they capture current events faster, thus leaving more room for discussion. Our activists’ section covers the protests in Venezuela,...

Retrospektiva: Nanfu Wang

Retrospective: Nanfu Wang

She is one of today’s most progressive filmmakers. Her last documentary, One Child Nation, was on the Oscar shortlist and won the U. S. Documentary Competition at Sundance. Although Nanfu Wang has...

Jeden svět dětem

Docs For Kids

One World doesn’t ignore the youngest filmgoers and this category is for them. Short, dubbed films introduce children to their peers from around the world. This year, they will see how children...