documentary, 26 min, 2015, director: Martin Hrubý, Background Films, UMPRUM, Czech Television
At the beginning of the 1960s a secret summer getaway for the communist establishment was developed on the banks of Orlík reservoir. The architecturally unique resort was designed by the most progressive Czech names in the field – they had been purposefully imprisoned to force them to work on state projects. In the days of unrestrained capitalism following the revolution, the site came into the hands of now notorious businessmen. This nontraditional documentary portrait, suffused with an air of mystery, captures the genius loci and turbulent history of a hidden summer paradise that was left off every map.
Thanks to Background Films and Martin Hrubý.
Zlín Smokes Marlboro
film, 60 min, 1992, director: Eva Holubová, Foundation F&S
Zlin, Bata and the world of “enterprise” are inseparably linked concepts. The portraits of several contemporary Zlin enterpreneurs give their answers to the question – “How the things look in Zlin today?” Does the entrepreneurial spirit of the founder of Bata, Tomas Bata – the world famous maker of footwear, still exist here today?
Thanks to Foundation F&S. www.