27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
director: Josef Švejda
original title: Hlas lidu
country: Czech Republic
running time: 20 min.
synopsisFootage shot between 2020 and 2022 gives a vivid picture of the anti-government demonstrations that took place during the coronavirus pandemic. Among the opponents of vaccinations, masks, and politicians, there are representatives of various layers of Czech society who present their personal opinions in authentic interviews.
“A nation that sleeps in a democracy wakes up in a dictatorship.”
biographyJosef Švejda (* 1990) is a graduate of the Master's programme in Communication Studies and Journalism at Charles University and currently a student at the Department of Documentary Film at FAMU. He is a producer and audiovisual artist, and has contributed to a number of magazines in the past. His short film debut was JANG (2022).
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|photography:||Kryštof Zvolánek, Josef Švejda|