Awarded films – DocFilmMusic Competition

4 filmy
A clash of film forms, musical experiments and politics. Listen to this set.
  • Cesária Évora

    dir. Ana Sofia Fonseca
    dok2022

    In the mid-1990s, she became a singer recognized in different parts of the world. In Cape Verde, where she came from, she still enjoys the status of a queen. The films portrays a woman painfully treated by fate and an artist paving the way for other female musicians.

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    Awards:Special Mention
  • En mis zapatos

    dir. Pedro Morato
    dok2021

    Paco Mora, a distinguished flamenco dancer and choreographer, gave up his career to take care of his mother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, and fulfil her dream of dancing. We can observe closeness and everyday care that undermine stereotypes about a man’s role in a family.

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  • Kapr Code (Kaprkód)

    dir. Lucie Králová
    dok2022

    The biography of this Czechoslovak composer could not be recounted in a good old-fashioned way. Sung by a contemporary choir, it shows off the musical legacy left by Jan Kapr and his abundant private archives. Employing comic means, the film presents the artist navigating his life in a destitute time.

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    Awards:Golden Heynal
  • Moody

    dir. Karolina Karwan, Tomasz Ratter
    dok2022

    Crystal clear water, empty beaches and tall palm trees. This postcard image of the Indonesian island hides the tragedy of its only two inhabitants. Mudi and his elderly mother are isolated from the rest of the world and very lonely. The only escape from the mundane life turns out to be dancing.

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