26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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WOMEN – A documentary about the Status of Women in the Society
WOMEN – A documentary about the Status of Women in the Society

WOMEN – A documentary about the Status of Women in the Society

director: Kateřina Wiecková
original title: ŽÍNKY - dokument o postavení žen ve společnosti
country: Czech Republic
year: 2021
running time: 9 min.

synopsis

The filmmaker presents her research in the field of the sexual harassment of women, bringing together the voices of multiple women in an original manner, with individual testimony becoming collective experience. She does not accuse but tries to encourage woman and men to engage in deeper reflection.

(director's text)

biography

Wiecková studied mechanical engineering at Brno University of Technology and at Arts et Métiers ENSAM ParisTech in France. She has had a close relationship to creative work since childhood, when she directed small-scale theatre performances and made short videos. While at university, she began to delve further into the creative world (oil paintings, the book My First Pilgrimage), especially cinema. She made the short film It Doesn’t Matter, participated in the Káznice LIVE project, and did an internship at the Brno-based production company GNOMON after graduation.

more about film

director: Kateřina Wiecková
producer: Kateřina Wiecková
Ministerstvo kultury
Fond kinematografie
Město Jihlava
Kraj Vysočina
Česká televize
Český rozhlas
Aktuálně.cz
Respekt
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