06-10-2011

FESTIVALS: Jihlava Adds Inspiration Forum

By FNE Staff
PRAGUE: The 15th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (www.dokument-festival.cz) taking place 25-30 October 2011 in the Moravian town of Jihlava is introducing a new event, Inspiration Forum, which brings together filmmakers with inspirational personalities from the fields of the arts, philosophy, and science.

The guests of the first Inspiration Forum include young generation Cuban poet and writer Carlos A. Aguilera; the Indian expert on educational development Y. A. Padmanabha Rao; and provocative Russian artists Alexei Plutser-Sarno and Jana Sarna.

Along with the festival's established sections and competitions, Jihlava IDFF will host the second Festival Identity workshop for film festival representatives.

Fourteen Central and East Europeans films will compete in the Between the Seas category, and another thirteen Czech films will compete in the Czech Joy section.

The complete list of competition films follows:

Opus bonum

A competition section of the best world documentaries

  • El Velador, The Night Watchman, 2011, Mexico, France, Natalia Almada
  • Il Castelo, The Castle, 2011, Italy, Massimo D'Anolfi, Martina Parenti
  • Spectres, 2011, Belgium, Sven Augustijnen
  • The Bengali Detective, 2011, India, UK, Phil Cox
  • A Arca do Éden, Eden's Ark, 2011, Portugal, Marcelo Felix
  • Vikingland, 2011, Spain, Xurxo Chirro
  • Day Is Done, 2011, Switzerland, Thomas Imbach
  • At the Stairs, 2011, India, Rajesh S. Jala
  • Grandma, a Thousand Times, 2011, United Arab Emirates, Mahmoud Kaabour
  • Epilogue, 2011, Belgium, Manno Lanssens
  • Sipo'hi - Manduré place, 2011, Argentina, Sebastián Lingiardi
  • A Letter from Germany, 2011, Germany, Sebastian Mez
  • Blinding, 2011, Canada, Steve Sanguedolce
  • Under Control, 2010, Germany, Volker Sattel
  • The Lord Worked Wonders in Me, 2011, Spain, Albert Serra
  • Lost Land, 2011, Belgium, Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd

Between the Seas

A competition section of the best Central and Eastern European documentary films

  • Ramin, 2010, Georgia, Latvia, Audrius Stonys
  • Bakhmaro, 2011, Germany, Georgia, Salomé Jashi
  • Die Evolution der Gewalt, Evolution of Violence, 2011, Austria, Fritz Ofner
  • Nadohled, In Sight, 2010, Slovakia, Andrea Slováková
  • Almanac: Fires in Russia, Summer 2010, Filmový almanach: Požáry v Rusku, léto 2010, 2011, Russia, Elena Deminova, Andrey Kartavcev, Timofey Usikov, Anna Shmeleva
  • Crulic - drumul spre dincolo, Crulic - The Path to Beyond, 2011, Romania-Poland, Anca Damian
  • Kołysanka z Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Lullaby, 2011, Poland, Pawel Kloc
  • Két világ közt, Caught Between Two Worlds, 2011, Hungary, Viktor Oszkár Nagy
  • Rules of Single Life, 2011, Bulgaria, Tonislav Hristov
  • Uus Maailm, The New World, 2011, Estonia, Jaan Tootsen
  • Budenje, Awakening, 2011, Serbia, Irena Fabri
  • We Need Happiness, 2011, France, Alexandre Sokurov, Alexei Jankowski
  • A Cell Phone Movie, 2011, Bosnia a Herzegovina, Nedzad Begovic
  • Der Staat bin Ich!, Empire Me, 2011, Austria, Germany, Paul Poet

Czech Joy

A competition section of the best Czech documentary films

  • Big as Brno, Film jako Brno, 2011, Czech republic, Andran Abramjan, Kristýna Bartošová, Natálie Císařovská, Robin Kvapil, Lukáš Senft, Jan Strejcovský a Vít Klusák
  • Rock života, 2011, Czech republic, Jan Gogola
  • Závod ke dnu, 2011, Czech republic, Vít Janeček
  • Solar Eclipse, Pod sluncem tma, 2011, Czech republic, Martin Mareček
  • Generation Singles, Generace singles, 2011, Czech republic, Jana Počtová
  • Epochální výlet pana Třísky do Ruska, 2011, Czech republic, Filip Remunda
  • On the Outside, Venku, 2011, Czech republic, Veronika Sobková
  • Into Oblivion, Mrtvá trať, 2011, Czech republic, Šimon Špidla
  • Obscurantist and His Lineage, Tmář a jeho rod, 2011, Czech republic, Karel Vachek
  • 31 Endings/31 Beginnings, 31 konců/31 začátků, 2011, Czech republic, Rafani, art group
  • The Making Of, 2011,Czech republic, Jan Foukal
  • Ultimum Refugium, 2011, Czech republic, Ondřej Vavřečka
  • Tales of the Lesser Quarter 130 Later, Povídky malostranské po 130 letech, 2011 Czech republic, Jakub Wagner

Fascinations / World Competition

A competition section of the best experimental documentaries

  • I remember my dreams by the color they are, 2010, Sweden, Maria Magnusson
  • Circle, 2010, Finland, Minna Parkkinen
  • Notes sur nos voyages en Russie 1989-1990, 2011, Italy, Yervant Gianikian, Angela Ricci-Lucchi
  • Wherever was never there, 2011, France, Vivian Ostrovsky
  • Entre-deux-mondes, Caught Between Two Worlds, 2010, France, Yann Beauvais
  • Arheo 29, Archeo 29, 2010, Croatia, Vladislav Knežević
  • Drift, 2010, Germany, Christina von Greve
  • Florestine Collection, 2011, USA, Helen Hill,Paul Gailiunas
  • Cold clay, emptiness, 2010, France, SJ Ramir
  • Tokyo - Ebitsu, 2010, Japan, Tomonari Nishikawa
  • A loft, 2010, USA, Ken Jacobs
  • Prelude 02 - 07, 2008-2010, France, Kourkouta Maria
  • Tranquility, 2010, Austria, Siegfried A. Fruhauf
  • Endeavour, 2010, Austria, Johann Lurf
  • End transmission, 2010, Netherlands, Yin Ju Chen + James T. Hong
  • Portrait serie - Jonas Mekas, Series of Portaits - Jonas Mekas, 2010, Belgie, USA, Olivier Dekegel
  • RaumZeitHund, SpaceTimeDog, 2010, Austria, Nikolaus Eckhard
  • Stochastics, 2010, France, David Kidman
  • Reform, 2011, UK, Guli Silberstein
  • Conference, 2011, Austria, Norbert Pfaffenbichler
  • Relrap erdnetne suov ed edalam dner em aç, 2010, France, Yves Maria Mahe
  • Rayning, 2011, USA, Robert Todd
  • Liquidator, 2011, Netherlands, Karel Doing
  • Tatitude, 2010, France, Vivian Ostrovsky
  • Home movie, 2010, Canada, John Price
  • Apres le feu, After the Fire, 2010, France, Jacques Perconte
  • Good Night, Sweet Dreams, Good Night, Sweet Dreams, 2011, Japan, Hajime Kawaguchi
  • Shibuya - Tokyo, 2010, Japan, Tomonari Nishikawa
  • Movements of an Impossible Time, 2011, Italy, Flatform
  • Hortus Harare, 2011, Spain, Andreas Wutz
  • In the Conservatory, 2010, USA, Caryn Cline
  • Groeien, Grow, 2011, Netherlands, Joha Rijpma
  • Beneath your skin of deep hollow, 2010, Canada, Malena Szlam
  • On the way to the sea, 2010, Canada, Tao Gu