28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Gen A: Do What You Love
director: Kryštof Zvolánek
original title: Generace A: Ať si každej dělá, co chce
country: Czech Republic
running time: 81 min.
synopsisJakub Strach aka NobodyListen is a successful Czech DJ and music producer. A portrait of his life and work can be seen as a manifesto of the millennial club-going generation. After hundreds of shows and preparations for the upcoming, renowned Addict party, the DJ must deal with the consequences of inflicting a wound scarring his image. Footage from the club backstage mingles with scenes of everyday life in which NobodyListen ponders the dark sides of the club scene, like drugs and misogyny. During the shooting, the Covid pandemic strikes, revealing the insecurities of work in culture.
“I was no wonder child, and as it often goes in life, a great part has been filled by chance and luck.”
Source: Interview on the Aktuálně.cz, 30. 10. 2019. Available at: https://magazin.aktualne.cz/nobodylisten-drogy-dnes-teenagerum-prijdou-cool-oslavuji-je/r~6b347e0cf9aa11e982ef0cc47ab5f122/
biographyKryštof Zvolánek (b. 1991) graduated in applied IT, film editing at UTB Zlín and is currently a student of documentary filmmaking at FAMU. In his work, he often deals with environmental topics and is a member of the Remízek production association aimed at promoting civic rights through audiovisual works.
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