Film Archive

Jahr

History of 8s

Documentary Film
ČSSR
1968
12 minutes
subtitles: 
German
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Jaromír Kallista
Václav Táborský
František Vlček
Marie Křížková
Václav Táborský
Benjamin Astrug
1968, another eight in a long row of fateful years: 1618, the Defenestration of Prague. 1918, the founding of Czechoslovakia. 1938, the Munich Agreement.

Ralph Eue

Oratorio for Prague

Documentary Film
France,
USA,
ČSSR
1968
29 minutes
subtitles: 
No
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Claude Berri, Jean-Pierre Rassam
Jan Němec
Ladislav Štaidl
Stanislav Szomolányi
The major key of enthusiasm turns into the minor key of crushed hopes in this film, shot clandestinely and smuggled abroad.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective
The Wake Vlado Kubenko, Peter Mihálik, Dušan Trančík

What is the political significance of the death of Jan Palach, who publicly burned himself in protest against the “sister state” invasion of the ČSSR?

The Wake

Documentary Film
ČSSR
1969
24 minutes
subtitles: 
English
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L’ubomír Jurčo
Vlado Kubenko, Peter Mihálik, Dušan Trančík
Alexander Strelinger, Pavel Čilek, Ervín Potocký, Alojz Hanúsek, Vladimír Holloš, Jozef Müller
Anna Forischová
Vlado Kubenko, Peter Mihálik, Dušan Trančík
Alexander Pallós, Július Santoris
Igor Fábry
What is the political significance of the death of Jan Palach, who publicly burned himself in protest against the “sister state” invasion of the ČSSR?

Tobias Hering