Among the 10 documentaries in the Docs section the biggest hit is sure to be exclusive screenings of They Shall Not Grow Old by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson. The film comprises remastered original footage capturing World War I from the perspective of ordinary people and soldiers. The makers drew on over 100 hours of material that was over a century old. Other noteworthy documentaries will include Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist about the famous UK fashion designer Vivienne Westwood and Friedkin Uncut about William Friedkin, unconventional director of cult films (e.g. The French Connection, The Exorcist, 12 Angry Men). Viewers can also enjoy the world premiere of Jaroslav Kučera – A Portrait about Czech cinematographer Jaroslav Kučera.
25. 2. 2019, 10:00