28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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director: Radim Špaček
original title: Incoming
country: Czech Republic
year: 2013
running time: 70 min.


It’s 4903 km to the Czech town of Aš, but in Logar, Afghanistan, the main distance that the Czech team is trying to overcome is cultural. Talking heads ponder how to pass on know-how in a country wracked by 30 years of war, but more than once a siren tears the filmmakers and main protagonists back to reality, and there follows a far more dynamic spectacle.

“Every day, we travel to hell. We put on vests and ballistic eyewear. We look like robots. We step out of those enormous vehicles like aliens.” In such a situation, taking off your helmet is an act of courage and humanity.

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director: Radim Špaček
producer: Pepe Rafaj
editing: Josef Krajbich
music: Ivan Acher
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