28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Book to Film

Throughout modern history, literature has been a wellspring of inspiration for filmmakers, while real-world reportage is often the basis for documentary films. There is a growing trend among documentary filmmakers to explore new narrative sources in literature and to secure rights for cinematic adaptations. Four modern European authors known for their reportage books will unveil their latest works and engage with the documentary community.


Gott by Pavel Klusák / Czech Republic

On Time and Water by Andri Magnason / Iceland

A Fable City. Many Stories of Kaliningrad by Paulina Siegień / Poland

Fabricating Lies. How the Fossil Industry Produces Climate Disinformation by Vojtěch Pecka / Czech Republic


Moderator Peter Kerekes / director and producer / Slovakia

Ministerstvo kultury
Fond kinematografie
Město Jihlava
Kraj Vysočina
Creative Europe Media
Česká televize
Český rozhlas