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All That Glitters Won Two Awards in Leipzig

DOK Leipzig that ended just before Jihlava IDFF this Sunday has announced the winners. It is great success for Czech documentary film All that Glitters by Tomas Kudrna that won two prizes, the MDR Film Prize for an excellent Eastern European documentary film and the Healthy Workplaces Film Award for the best documentary film about the subject of work.

DOK Leipzig | October 18 - 24, 2010 | Germany

All That Glitters

Director: Kudrna Tomáš
Producer: Kudrna Tomáš
Production company: Armada Films, Czech TV

Mlčeti zlato , Czech Republic, 2010, 90 min, HD, Ecology, Personal view, Politics, Social issues

Situated at the crossroads of global interests, Kyrgyzstan reflects the political rivalry between Russian and American influence, reveals the religious rivalry between Christianity and Islam, and lies between the economic predominance of China and Russia. All That Glitters examines how strange capitalism and democracy can be when introduced to a former Soviet country, where people who were never given autonomy are suddenly expected to make their own financial and political decisions.