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Czech filmmakers at the Doc Aviv festival

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Date: 12 May 2011 - 21 May 2011, Venue: Cinematheque, Tel Aviv

DocAviv Festival 2011 will take place for the 13th year in Tel Aviv, on May 12-21, at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque, ZOA House and at Tel Aviv Port's pier. The festival is supported among others also by the Embassy of the Czech Republic who is bringing three Czech documentary films.

The festival will screen dozens of documentaries showing the best in Israeli and international filmmaking. The program includes the Israeli Competition, the International Competition, the Student Competition, Doco-Challenge and Young Doc. Also, special screenings and events will take place dealing with food culture, art, sport, music, the future of documentary filmmaking, and more. Following Czech documentary films will be screened:


Matchmaking Mayor / director: Erika Hníková

A mayor in Slovakia sets out to marry the 70 single men and women left in his village. When his attempts to offer prizes to those who marry fail, he decides to throw a huge ball.

Thu 12.5 20.00 – Cinematheque Tel Aviv
Wed 18.5 12.00 – Cinematheque Tel Aviv ( will be followed by Q&A with the filmmaker)
Fri   20.5 16.00 – Cinematheque Tel Aviv ( will be followed by Q&A with the filmmaker)

Coal in the Soul / directors: Martin Dušek & Ondřej Provazník
Two women battle it out: one is the press consultant for mine owners, the other is a green activist fighting to preserve the miners' town and its beautiful castle, which will be erased off the face of the earth if the mining continues.

Mon 16.05 19:00 – Cinematheque Tel Aviv (will be followed by Q&A with the filmmakers)
Tue 17.05 14:00  -  Cinematheque Tel Aviv (will be followed by Q&A with the filmmakers)
Fri 20.05 10:00 – ZOA, Tel Aviv


Katka / director: Helena Třeštíková

A 16-year-long portrait of Katka, who started taking drugs at 14, and who grows up in front of the camera. When she gets pregnant, a new hope arises that she will finally kick the habit.

Thu 12.05 18:00 – Cinematheque Tel Aviv
Sat 14.05 16:30  -  Cinematheque Tel Aviv

For more detail and tickets:

Online: www.docaviv.co.il

Cinemaphone: 03-5157929

Cinematheque box office: 03-6060800, ext. 0