28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
director: Aleš Zůbek
original title: PLASMA
country: Czech Republic
running time: 19 min.
synopsisVast and inaccessible, barren landscapes hide industrial structures and unknown technology. The stream of panoramic shots and visual explorations of the discharges and movements of the majestic machines is accompanied by the enchanting sound design of Tomáš Jiřička and framed by an interview with a scientist from the Institute of Plasma Physics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
“I’m not too keen on watching science fiction, because I work in this field.” — Matěj Peterka
Source of the quote PLASMA.
biographyAfter studying film theory, Aleš Zůbek (born 1997) began to devote himself to his own work at the Center for Audiovisual Studies at FAMU. His works often deal with science fiction themes. In addition to shooting films, he is also involved in the creation of illusory spaces in game engines such as Unity or Unreal. IDFF Ji.hlava presented his film Phantom skies (2020).
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