Century of Jiří Trnka: Old Czech Legends (Culture House – Cinema Květen, 10.00 a.m.)
The programme „Century of Jiříh Trnka“ will continue with stories of Czech Mythology according to book of the same name “Old Czech Legends” written by Alois Jirásek. Visitors can expect lyrical and allegorical scenes in combination with dramatic action.
World of Czech animated film lost one of its greatest representatives. Zdeněk Miler devoted majority of his work mainly to the child audience. He was author of legendary stories about “The Mole”, which since the year 1957 has been fascinating not only Czech Children. The selection will present also his films for adults.
Juror´s program: Ülo Pikkov (Culture House – Cinema Květen, 6.00 p.m.)
One of the representatives participating in our Baltic mission is a famous pupil of a famous teacher Priit Parn – Ülo Pikkov. His works are varied when it comes to topics as well as to the techniques – he uses scratching, drawing and in his last film Body Memory (2011) also puppet animation. He gained fame with his filmsBermuda(1988) or the year of the Monkey (2003)
Studio Presentation: Mackinnon & Saunders (Culture House – Estrada Hall, 4.30 p.m.)
Director and co-founder of the Studio Ian Mackinnon will present his company together with Victor, the main character of The Corpse. The Academy Award-winning Mackinnon & Saunders have been making puppet films for more than 25 years. The company built its name on the exceptional quality of the complicated puppets that appear in films and TV shows all over the world.
Alois Nebel (Open Air Cinema, 10.00 a.m.)
A film adaptation of the first comic novel of modern Czech history, Alois Nebel, was made by director Tomáš Luňák in 2011. The art design and script were created by artist Jaromír 99 and writer Jaroslav Rudiš. The filmmakers used a technique that is unique to Czech films and combined live action and drawing.
Closing Ceremony (Krušnohorské theatre – Grand Hall Czech TV, 8.30 p.m.) and Awarded Films of AniFest 2012 (Culture House – Cinema Květen, 10:00 p.m.)
AniFest is about to end with ceremonial prize-giving of all categories in the Grand Hall of the theatre. But the festival is not at the end yet, the ceremony is continuing with projection of all awarded films in the Cinema Květen and the next day we invite visitors to more interesting screenings…