East Doc Platform
This year, One World introduces films from 44 countries, taking the audiences to 72 different countries worldwide.
On Saturday, One World takes you, for instance, to bleak Chernobyl with Chernobyl Forever by Belgian documentary maker Alain de Halleux (Světozor, 5.15 p.m.). Introduced by the author himself, the film keeps an eye on the impact of the infamous nuclear catastrophe.
On Saturday, One World also takes you to Rangoon in Burma. Come to the Municipal Library of Prague (Městská knihovna) at 6.00 p.m. to the special screening of films awarded at The Art of Freedom film festival in Rangoon and meet the guests from Burma attending the screenings. The films will be screened in their original language with English subtitles.
On Saturday, you can attend yet another panel debate, this time on development aid discussed by Jan Mrkvička, director of Relief and Development Department, People in Need, Jiří Čáslavka of Glopolis, and Michal Broža, head of UN Information Centre in Prague; the debate starts after the screening of the award-winning film by Martin Mareček Solar Eclipse (French Institute, 7.30 p.m.).