Germanist, diplomat, Kafkologist and one of the protagonists of the Prague Spring Eduard Goldstücker was a witness and participant in numerous key events of the past century. In 2010, twenty years since his return from exile and ten years since his death will have passed.
What Am I? The Food in My Stomach?
Seven people for whom food is a life topic and seven opinions on how a person should eat (Jaroslav Dušek, Milan Calábek, Hana Michopulu, Hana Zemanová and others). On meat-eaters, vegetarians and a carrot that travels around Europe.
The observational documentary introduces several young people who have left the children's home, trying to stand on their own feet. The film captures their encounters with their parents, crisis situations with their partners and friends as well as their visits to the children's homes where they seek advice of their former wardens. Lacking experience with family life as well as basic financial skills, they live in complicated partner relationships. They often seek support in gangs and communities which can lead them to the world of drugs, gambling and sects. The film shows their dramatic lives as well as the problematic system of care. Leaving the children's homes, they are unprepared for many situations. The theme of responsibility for one's own life is a challenge to those who grew up in an institution as well as to those who grew up in a family. However, not everyone is as optimistic as Irena D. who says: "I know that if something goes wrong the world won't fall apart, I will do better next time..."
King by the Grace of God – Spirituality of Charles IV
King by the Grace of God – Spirituality of Charles IV captures the spiritual background of “the greatest Czech”, King Charles IV, a knight raised in a French royal court, familiar with the legend of the Holy Grail. In response to the forthcoming apocalypse, Charles IV modeled Prague's New Town as the New Jerusalem. With his visions rooted in Christian values, he was able to build a large European empire and make the Czech lands a spiritual center of Europe.