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24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
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Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
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Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář
Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář

Instructions for Use of Jiří Kolář

director: Roman Štětina, Miroslav Buriánek
original title: Návod k použití Jiřího Koláře
country: Czech Republic
year: 2016
running time: 130 min.

synopsis

Roman Štětina returns to the subject of radio in a documentary project created in collaboration with radio director Miroslav Buriánek. In documenting Buriánek and the members of the KLAS theater ensemble as they prepare a radio adaptation of Kolář’s poetry collection Instructions for Use, Štětina tries to explore radio directing as a distinctive but hidden artistic act. Without showing the viewer the final radio production, Štětina offers us a unique chance to witness the creative process involved in creating a radio adaptation. The voiceover features commentary on the events in the studio.

“Speak, create, share geometrically. No slapped on layers of lyricism. Just sorrow and yearning. And respect the rule of the right angle.” (Miroslav Buriánek)

biography

Roman Štětina (1986) is a leading representative of contemporary Czech video art. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and is Jindřich Chalupecký Award laureate. Štětina is one of the few Czech artists to work with sound, with a special focus on radio. In his installations, he uses video, objects, and sound to show how sensory experience may confuse our impression of how we really see things.

more about film

director: Roman Štětina, Miroslav Buriánek
cast: Miroslav Nyklíček, Zuzana Ježková, Jan Milota, Zdena Nyklíčková, Jan Valta
producer: Karina Kottová, Marek Pokorný, Tereza Porybná
script: Miroslav Buriánek, Jiří Kolář
photography: Jiří Vágner, Marek Dvořák
editing: Zuzana Walter
sound: Ladislav Železný, Tomáš Oramus

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