cv Jiri Havrda

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Jiri Havrda (born '49, citizen of Switzerland and the Czech republic) has produced resp.coproduced, written and directed documentaries such as: 

1999 "They think I'm crazy...", Beta SP, 25'; ART-Film and Ceska televize documentary about the physician Dr. Jaroslav Tollinger

1998 ▶︎ "Erik Kolár - Loutkař s hvězdou osudu”Beta SP, 25'; ART-Film and Ceska televize documentary about the puppeteer Erik Kolár; Czech only

1998 ▶︎ "Erik Kolár - Loutkař s hvězdou osudu”Beta SP, 25'; ART-Film and Ceska televize documentary about the puppeteer Erik Kolár; English subtitles (496Mb)

1997 ▶︎ "Marianne Werefkin", Beta SP, 35'; ART-Film and TSI documentary about the life and work of the Russian peintress Marianne Werefkin

1996 "Peter Rybar", Beta SP, 25'; ART-Film, Ceska televize, TSR and TSI portrait of the Czech violin virtuoso living in Switzerland

1995 "The Different Glass Of Bohemia", Beta SP, 28'; ART-Film and Ceska televize documentary about glass as art; XIXe festival int. du film d'art, Paris, UNESCO

1994 ▶︎ "Domenico Trezzini", Beta SP, 45'; ART-Film and TSI documentary about the part the architect Trezzini (1734) played during the foundation and building of St. Petersburg under Peter The Great; XVIIIe festival int. du film d'art, Paris, UNESCO 

1993 ▶︎ "Artisti dei laghi", 16mm/Beta SP, 3 x 28' resp. 80’/1.05Gb; Coproduktion Topic-Film AG/ TSI/Ceska televize Semi-documentary about the migration of the architects and constructing workers from the area of the Lake Lugano to Bohemia and Moravia; "Prix Information Architecturale", XVIIe festival int. du film d'art, Paris, UNESCO

1992 "Cenek Prazak" 1993, Beta SP, 40'; Ceska Televize documentary

▶︎  "Cenek Prazak” in Czech (40'/620Mb)

▶︎ "Cenek Prazak” deutsche Untertitel (40'/721Mb!!!)

1991 "Vilma - A Life On The Edge", Beta SP, 42'/35'; PS-Film/UNICEF documentary about survival in the 'pueblo jovenes' of Lima, Peru; Luzern, Viper '91

1990 ▶︎ “Die samtene Revolution", Beta SP, 42'; SF DRS (seismo) documentary about the part of the youth that it played during the "Velvet Revolution" in Prague, ’89 (in German)

1989 ▶︎ "Verne - All Kinds Of Lives", 16mm, 42'; Topic-Film AG documentary about an 80 years old 'Lebenskuenstler' from San Francisco; festivals Leipzig ’89, St. Petersburg '91; Karlsbad, Solothurn '90; Muenchen '95

1987 "The Collector An Artist" 35mm, 25'; documentary about Oskar Reinhart’s art collection at 'Am Roemerholz’ in Winterthur / 1988 "From Anton Graff to Max Bill", 35mm, 25'; documentary about the art collection of 'Kunstmuseums Winterthur’; CONDOR FILM AG documentary about the art collection of 'Kunstmuseums Winterthur'

1985 ▶︎ "Born Again Primitive", 3/4 HB, 58'; CONDOR FILM AG and SKYLINE TV, NY, documentary about Russel Means and the AIM and its goals; "Honorable Mention", Int. Film & TV Festival, New York '86.

1981 ▶︎ "I've Got A Name, 16mm, 50'; CONDOR FILM AG documentary for UNICEF (Bangladesh, Tanzania, Peru) "Gold Award", Int. Film & TV Festival, New York ’82; "Certificate Of Merit", INTERCOM, Chicago '82; Kodak Information Award '83.

1980 "Life Is Movement, Movement Is Life”, 16mm, 25'; CONDOR FILM AG documentary; Goldmedall Marburg '80, Kodak Information Award '82.

1977 ▶︎ "To Go Between", 16mm, 10’

1971 ▶︎ "Aus dem Leben der Insekten" (Monika Demenga); Tonspur

1968-75 ▶︎ "The Fragments of a Memory", 16mm, 5'



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music by Bill Frisell, CD "Disfarmer", 2009 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=106538235

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