28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Deep Nostalgia - The Anarchists
Deep Nostalgia - The Anarchists
Deep Nostalgia - The Anarchists
Deep Nostalgia - The Anarchists

Deep Nostalgia - The Anarchists

director: Brit Bunkley
original title: Deep Nostalgia - The Anarchists
country: New Zealand
year: 2022
running time: 4 min.


At the beginning of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, much of Spanish territory was under anarchist rule for some time. This forgotten historical event is remembered through 3D animations of scans of demolished villages and moving photographs of anarchist supporters, which were “brought to life” with the help of the Deep Nostalgia™ tool.

“Anarchy strives towards a stateless order and mutual aid. Anarchism emphasises compassion, kindness, reason and equality. Adherents to anarchy ranged from Mahatma Gandhi to Bertrand Russell, from Helen Keller to Franz Kafka.”


Brit Bunkley (* 1955) is a versatile artist known for his stronger focus on 3D digital media since the 1990s. Throughout his work, he often accentuates topics related to history, politics, and the environment. Ji.hlava audiences might remember him for his film The Killing Chain (2021).

more about film

director: Brit Bunkley
producer: Brit Bunkley
Ministerstvo kultury
Fond kinematografie
Město Jihlava
Kraj Vysočina
Creative Europe Media
Česká televize
Český rozhlas