Famu Original Movies
Here we collected the best movies from FAMU in order of popularity
Short improvisation on whatever Jacob Appelbaum meant when he wrote "selector"
Young woman confesses from her inner trauma and fears from surveillance as an experience of her movement through the city. Those are generated during the time of lockdown and social distancing.
We Are Epicenters of the Earthquake
The earth is scorched; trees are dying; species are becoming extinct; rivers are drying up. Human interventions have thrown the ecosystem off balance. The irreversible changes will have a devastating ...
A young worker ant lives dissatisfied with her destiny and dreams of a different existence, outside the community. But a fortuitous event causes her to be expelled from society, and then she begins to...
The story of this political thriller takes place in the 90s and follows one night of the life of the Deputy Minister Nikola and his wife Ana. Nikola Ristanovski and Verica Nedeska star in the main ro...
Two students from the Czech Film Academy commission a leading advertising agency to organize a huge campaign for the opening of a new supermarket named Czech Dream. The supermarket is not meant to be....
In order to fully invest in her career as a model, the young Marta has taken a break from her medical education. We follow her for a day, almost completely without hearing her voice. Most of the time,...
There are differences between a child and a parent. The author's father was in prison. I believe that love is gone now. She tried to locate the connection again. She blames him for the break up of the...
Jakub (Matej Merunka), a co-owner of the travel agency Dolce Travel, is departing from Prague for the weekend in his hometown of Telc to celebrate the birthday of his mother. Meets Ilona (Agáta Krystu...
Hauser and Žižek: Theoreticians of Postmarxist Philosophy
Aren't the deformed images of Marx which we often come across in the Czech Republic, a manifestation of the fact that we have not yet come to terms with the communist regime, asks Michael Hauser, phil...
An Intent to Enrich the Bare Mechanistic World
Prof. Petr Vopěnka is a worldwide famous Czech mathematician, author of many books concerning history of Maths, geometry above all. He is an original thinker, connecting mathematics with philosophy. H...
S P A C E S
Aged around 20, Simon has a brain tumour that is gradually destroying his memory and has condemned him to live in the immediate present. From this painful experience, his sister, Nora Štrbová, a filmm...
A Loaf of Bread
By the end of the second World War, three prisoners wish to escape from the train carrying them from one concentration camp to another. To make it happen, they need to get food first.
Bloody Fairy Tales
From fairy tales or funny gore games - it could be characterized by a black-and-white review of folk tabernacles involving sex with a pig, frowning, and the painful fall of the princess from her priso...
To Rule, to Work, to Earn, to Pray, to Collapse
According to the leading Czech Egyptologist, professor Miroslav Barta, more and more signs of the impending collapse of our society are coming. On the background of his reflections we watch documentar...
One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Thousand
Nearly one in ten Czechs over the age of 15 face some form of distraint, under which their property is seized because of money they owe. Every day, more and more people fall into the debt trap, but Ka...
Sugar and Salt
Like every year, a group of friends arrives at a remote and secluded place to "celebrate their friendship". This is the 36th time now, but this year is going to be different. Stana has lost his battle...
Boris and Hugo, 16-year-old friends, arrive at Hugo’s parents’ apartment. They have bought a gun. They set up a livestream video on the internet and announce that in one hour they will commit suicide....
The Black Keys Fugue
Fati Farari, a black man from Africa, is completing his studies in classical piano at the Music Academy of Prague. It's the day before his first solo concert, where he is going to play Bach. While he ...
Gottland provides an unconventional look at Czechoslovak 20th century history. Inspired by the bestselling book “Gottland” from the Polish journalist Mariusz Szczygiel, this feature-length film is com...
Being a Tourist at Home
In the far, far North, where the day begins and the oceans meet, a small hamlet New Chaplino is situated. The government decided to turn the village into a tourist resort. It is winter, 30 degrees Cel...
Our Mr. Foerster Died
On a sunny afternoon an old man speaks to a laundress about his love for Provence, then a black flag is unfurled outside the town monument, which is where the famous composer Foerster was born.
Deepsummer Night Dream
Tůma's film is a sovereign cinematographic space, which, broken up into many chapters, takes an unconventional look at contemporary Czech society. The opening political grotesque on the election of t...
Our hero is 25-year-old Štěpán – a nice enough guy but a bit of a waster who doesn’t have a clue what to do with himself. At the call centre where he works, he is jolted out of his lethargy when he ta...
A Night Too Young
On New Year's Day, two preteen boys wind up in the apartment of Katerina, a teacher from their school, along with her friends, Stepan and David. As the older trio bickers, drinks and flirts, the boys ...
Activism, direct observation, and situational documentary inconspicuously linger about the constantly delayed construction of the D8 motorway. Local residents, a Brno-based activist and the constructi...
Slightly meteorological film about creating, behaving and blustering of clouds, about how the invisible (e.g. water in atmosphere) can become visible and in what way formating of ideas is similar to t...
I, Olga Hepnarova
Olga is a complex young woman desperate to break free from her unfeeling family and social conventions. With her Louise Brooks-like tomboyish looks she drags herself, chain-smoking, from one job to an...