Category Contemporary period (after 1990)

The Old School of Capitalism

Stara skola kapitalizma (2009) Director: Želimir Žilnik Runtime: 122 min The main protagonists of The Old School of Capitalism are workers, victims of privatization and “losers of transition” on the one hand, and, on the other hand, the new capitalists, who have bought their companies for pennies. Now, combine this explosive mixture characteristic for the […]

Diaz – Don’t Clean Up This Blood

Diaz – Don’t Clean Up This Blood (2012) Director: Daniele Vicari Actors: Claudio Santamaria, Jennifer Ulrich, Elio Germano Runtime: 127 min In July of 2001, over 200.000 people took to the streets of Genoa in protest against a meeting of the G8 – the group of the worlds’ eight most powerful industrial countries whose summit […]

Lifting the Veil

Lifting the Veil (2011) Director: Scott Noble Runtime: 114 min Through merciless analysis of the external and internal policies of the United States we are faced with the unavoidable truth that will not leave anyone indifferent. On the example of the Obama administration we see how Democratic Party takes over the ideas of social movements […]

161>88

161>88 (2012) Director: Antifascist Action (AFA) Runtime: 94 min The rise of the extreme right in Czech Republic after 1989, as well as the birth of a new anti-fascist movement, and more than 20 years of struggle against neo-Nazis that followed, is very well documented in this activist and anti-fascist film. Transition in Czechoslovakia began […]

Generation Kill

Generation Kill (2008) Director: Susanna White, Simon Cellan Jones Actors: Alexander Skarsgård, James Ransone, Lee Tergesen, Jon Huertas, Stark Sands, Billy Lush Runtime: 7 x 67 min This mini-series about the invasion of Iraq in 2003, which consists of seven one-hour episodes, is based on the book by a journalist Evan Wright, about his experiences […]

Shake Hands with the Devil

Shake Hands with the Devil (2007) Director: Roger Spottiswoode Actors: Roy Dupuis, Owen Sejake, James Gallanders Runtime: 112 min General Roméo Dallaire was the Force Commander of the UN peacekeeping force in Rwanda (UNAMIR) in the moment when, at the beginning of April 1994, the Rwandan army and paramilitary forces of the ruling party MRND […]

Enemy of the State

Enemy of the State (1998) Director: Tony Scott Actors: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight Runtime: 126 min Although it is a blockbuster thriller with a Hollywood happy ending, this is also one of the first movies to realistically deal with modern high-tech surveillance and the state offensive against personal privacy, which has in recent […]