28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Every Knife Has Two Edges
Every Knife Has Two Edges
Every Knife Has Two Edges

Every Knife Has Two Edges

director: Barbora Aradská
original title: Každý nôž má dve hrany
country: Czech Republic
year: 2023
running time: 2 min.


The film follows the preparations for a traditional slaughter. However, as time goes on, it becomes clear that the whole process becomes more of a ritual of knife making.


Barbora Aradská studied art and design. Due to her interest in storytelling and also in analytical-critical reflection of the contemporary world, she continued her studies at the Department of Film Studies at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University and the Department of Documentary Film at FAMU.

more about film

director: Barbora Aradská
producer: Lenka Medová
photography: Barbora Aradská
editing: Barbora Aradská
sound: Pavel Šolín
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