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True Story – Episode 27: Holy Father

True Story – Episode 27: Holy Father

January 12, 2022

Romanian director, editor and cinematographer Andrei Dascalescu discusses his personal film Holy Father about becoming parents and relationship to his long-lost father. Andrei also talks about how covid changed the release of the film and his upcoming project. Holy Father is available on HBO GO Europe. 

True Story – Episode 26: Veton Nurkollari

True Story – Episode 26: Veton Nurkollari

December 29, 2021

In this episode we talk to Artistic Director & Co-founder of Dokufest Veton Nurkollari about beginnings, discoveries and curating for children.

True Story – Episode 25: Alina Gorlova

True Story – Episode 25: Alina Gorlova

December 15, 2021

In this episode of True Story documentary podcast, we talk to Alina Gorlova, the director of No Obvious Signs (MDR Film Prize at DOK Leipzig) and This Rain Will Never Stop (IDFA First Appearence Award), about being on frontline, bravery and traumas

True Story – Episode 24: Anna Zamecka

True Story – Episode 24: Anna Zamecka

December 9, 2021

True Story ep. 24 is focused on Anna Zamecka's film Communion (2016), which got the European Film Award 2017. Anna describes the origins of the project, working with children during the shooting and also discusses her new short film, which is part of the series W domu, shot in Spring 2020 by 16 Polish filmmakers about unexpected experience of isolation caused by pandemic.

True Story – Episode 23: How I Became a Partisan

True Story – Episode 23: How I Became a Partisan

December 1, 2021

Director Vera Lacková talks about the origins of her film How I Became a Partisan. Her search for and revealing of the stories of Romani partisans is based primarily upon the life story of her great-grandfather; Romani partisan Ján Lacko. The autobiographical quest brings the director closer to the previously unpublished facts concerning our history and discovers stories about people, who regardless of their different ethnic origin, stood united against evil.

True Story – Episode 22: Museum of the Revolution

True Story – Episode 22: Museum of the Revolution

November 23, 2021

Listen to ep. 22 of the True Story podcast with director Srdjan Keča and producer Vanda Jambrović, where they talk about their film Museum of the Revolution, a fable about a little girl, an old lady and an abandoned utopian project set for demolition. Srdjan and Vanja discuss the origins of the project and their collaboration, different layers of the film, pitching experiences and editing process. Museum of the Revolution has the World Premiere at IDFA on November 23 in Luminous competition section. 

True Story – Episode 21: Davis Simanis

True Story – Episode 21: Davis Simanis

November 17, 2021

Davis Simanis talks about his new project exploring immortality, Death of Death (formerly known as Frankenstein 2.0), which will be pitched at IDFA Forum 2021, as well as about his previous films, such as D is for Division and Escaping Riga, his approach to filmmaking and society in Latvia.

True Story – Episode 20: Peculiarity of Fisherman‘s Soul

True Story – Episode 20: Peculiarity of Fisherman‘s Soul

October 25, 2021

Ivana Pauerová Miloševičová talks about her new film Peculiarity of Fisherman's Soul. A group of six good-natured men embark on a fishing foray to distant Norway. They are united by long-term friendship and desire for male adventure. Like another 20,000 Czechs, our heroes pack their fishing rods, waterproof jackets, lunch boxes and cartons of beer again and, as every year, they leave their partners, pubs, and homes behind...

 

 

 
True Story – Episode 19: Personal Life of a Hole

True Story – Episode 19: Personal Life of a Hole

October 6, 2021

With humor and inspiration, Ondřej Vavrečka and Nicole J. Adelman explore Ondřej's unique art film about personal relationships with holes. Song, silliness and a focus on the uncertain and unstable elements in life leads the discussion to find perfection in imperfection itself. How can we fall into and in love with the holes of the world.

True Story – Episode 18: A New Shift

True Story – Episode 18: A New Shift

September 29, 2021

Ivona Remundová talks to Jindřich Andrš about his award-winning documentary A New Shift.

Tomas has been working underground as a coal miner for 25 years. When the mine has to close due to the general decline of coal mining, he is offered a new career as a computer programmer. He enrolls in a state-funded re-education programme, preparing him for one of the most in-demand jobs. Tomas takes up the challenge and gets ready to transform his life radically. But will a forty something long-haired, subterranean punk rocker who has spent his whole life performing hard physical labour ever fit in with the young and trendy digital crowd?

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