CZECH AMATEUR ANIMATION
You are kindly invited to attend film projections of Czech amateur animated films in Ponrepo on Friday, 21st June at 6:30 pm.
Free entrance for NECS conference participants.
Ponrepo (The cinema of the National Film Archive), Bartolomějská 11, Prague 1.
Pejsek Čokl (Puppy the Mutt)
Jaroslav Mackerle / 1936 / 4 min. / 16 mm (original 9,5 mm gauge)
After disputes with his Master Puppy the Mutt gets to Abyssinia, where he engages in battles against Italian colonial army. The first Czech animated amateur film.
X + Y
TIGR (Koplík-Groz-Tichý) / 1963 / 7 min. / 16 mm
Little girl playing with a ball on the boundary line of two opposing armies. Initial situation inspired by the atmosphere of cool war.
Podstata věci (Essence of things)
TRIK (Skoták-Scheuba-Čapek) / 1963 / 10 min. / DVD (original print 16 mm)
Criticism of manipulation with production results and economic indicators practiced in terms of socialist agriculture.
TRIK (Skoták-Scheuba-Čapek) / 1966 / 10 min. / 16 mm
Ironic comment to modish "invasion" of news about the attack of dangerous extraterrestrial civilizations on the Earth.
Jaroslav Cita / 1966 / 3 min. / DVD (original 8 mm gauge)
Love story narrated through animation of simple black and white lines.
V rámci regulí (Within the Rules)
Jaroslav Cita / 1973 / 5 min. / DVD (original 8 mm gauge)
Story of antiracist satire leads from morbid passion for collecting of hunting trophies to armed conflicts.
Zdeněk Junek / 1985 / 5 min. / DVD (original S8 mm gauge)
Poetic young hero is exposed to constant pressure of roughness of military training.
Pavel Bárta - Zdeněk Lorenz / 1985 / 10 min. / 16 mm
Failure of the machine becomes a cause for realizing other options of existence, different from original offer of program.
Emil Kubiš / 1997 / 8 min. / DVD (original S8 mm gauge)
Reflection of influence of money on human society. Animated film collage between surrealism and everyday reality.