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Alejandro Eduardo Goic
We are very pleased to welome Alejandro Eduardo Goic, a Chilean actor, theatre director and a professor of the dramatic arts. He has embodied a number of charismatic roles, among which stand out that of the Argentinian homosexual painter Jorge Larco in the biographical drama Bombal. More about the guests here.
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In our Special Screenings section, we will pay Tribute to William Shakespeare. His anniversary will be commemorated throughout the entire festival’s programme. The selection of the films representing various approaches to film adaptations will be highlighted by a number of lectures delivered by Martin Hilský, our foremost expert on Shakespeare’s works.
The Spectrum section will introduce a phenomenon of contemporary art house cinema called "mumblecore". It emerged in the USA in 2003. The term defines a group of low- or no-budget films. SFS film selection will also cover all crucial genres of contemporary American intependent filmmaking. More info here.
American female director who dazzled the world of film with her biography Frida (2002), with equally fascinating Shakespeare adaptations of Titus (1999), The Tempest (2010), or the stage adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2014). More info about the guests here.
The Focus programme will be divided into subsections and will serve to provide various genres of the Philippine cinematography: Lino Brocka's works, Filipino heroism and the contemporary art house films. More info about this section here.
The SFS programme creates opportunities to the fledgling artists, who have recently graduated or still study at a film school in the Czech or Slovak Republic. Six young artists (Michaela Poláková, Václav Huleš, Martin Hnát, etc.) will arrive to present their works. Student films will also be presented in Student Marathon 2016, which is a collaborative project of AČFK, RWE and the Czech Television.
Canadian artist Kurt van der Basch is known for his work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Child 44 or Cloud Atlas. A selection of his storyboards will be displayed in Hvězda Cinema. More info about the workshop here.