Program tips for Friday 31. 5.
The competition program ends on the penultimate day of the ZFF. The best films for children and youth will be awarded Golden Slippers and other festival awards at the gala evening in the presence of Czech Television cameras. A Golden Slipper for outstanding interpretation of songs in Czech films will also be awarded to singer Karel Gott. Today's discussion in the series of travel discussions, will be presented by the Manťáci ("handymen"), a group who crossed India by rickshaw. There is a program on Náměstí Míru Square with the Černí Koně ("Black Horse") organization, which helps disabled people move about independently. The Outdoor Cinema will screen the film Bohemian Rhapsody.
THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS OF DAY EIGHT:
Gala Evening - Film Award Ceremony, Congress Center, 8 pm
- Jan Čenský is moderating the award ceremony and handing out festival awards to the winners of the international competitions. Awarding of the Golden Slippers and other film awards for the best films in each competition category. A Golden Slipper for outstanding interpretation of songs in Czech films will also be awarded to singer Karel Gott.
The ceremony program will be broadcast live by Czech Television Art from 8:20 pm.
A day with the Černí Koně ("Black Horse") organization, Namesti Miru Square, 2 pm - 7 pm
- Černí Koně helps disabled people move more independently, organizes cycling races, and creates special bikes for disabled children
- Continental Barum zone: Formula Student rally simulator, shooting at a goal (viz. soccer), drawing, and filling out a children's quiz for valuable prizes
- presenting of a handbike to a special kindergarten and primary school in Kroměříž
FROM THE FILM PROGRAM WE RECOMMEND:
17 Seconds(directed by: Alon Marom, Israel, 2018, 84 min.), Golden Apple Cinema 4, 11:10 am - Four outstanding teenage athletes live and train at the National Sports Academy in Israel. At the same time, in a system that is pushing them to their limits, they wonder if they are wasting their young years unnecessarily.
Muzbalak(directed by: Turdybek Maidan, Tilek Toleugazy, Kazakhstan, 2018, 67 min.), Golden Apple Cinema 2, 1 pm - The story of an eagle that saves people from a bloodthirsty dragon.
I Used To Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story(Directed by: Jessica Leski, Australia, 2018, 96 min.), Golden Apple Cinema 3, 3:30 pm - The film was made over four years and follows the fate of a diverse group of three generations of women whose life was changed by their boy band obsession.
Section EXPLORE & DISCOVER:
Manťáci: Indie Rickshow – film projection and discussion. In the summer of 2016, three friends went – nearly without any preparation – for a benefit race in rickshaws across India: 3,500 km in 16 days. TBU Educational Complex – U18, 6 pm
Václav Šilha: Kenya and Tanzania - Paradise under Kilimanjaro - a lecture project full of photographs, video samples and stories from the African wilderness, including an iconic series of clips of a hippopotamus herd attacking a crocodile that was popular around the world some time ago. TBU Educational Complex – U18, at 8:30 am
Lukáš Socha, Tomáš Vaňourek: Zikmund100, a travel show with a screening of the film “A Journey Like No Other”. A retrospective journey in the footsteps of Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund – a unique project by young adventurers from Pilsen, Golden Apple Cinema 3, 11 am
Aldabra: Once Upon an Island, film, Golden Apple Cinema 1, 10:30 am
Emu Runner, film, Golden Apple Cinema 6, 11:30 am
Tito and Me, film, Golden Apple Cinema 6, 5 pm
WHAT'S PLAYING AT THE OUTDOOR CINEMA:
Bohemian Rhapsody, ENAPO Concert Zone, at 9:45 pm - This film is a celebration of the rock band Queen, their music and especially Freddie Mercury, who, through his work and life resisted all conceivable stereotypes, making him one of the most outstanding artists in the world.
INTERESTING SUPPORTING EVENTS:
Cabinet of Film History - A unique permanent exhibition of artifacts from the history of Zlín's studios: authentic puppets, decorations, props and design solutions for Zlín's films, as well as personal objects of filmmakers. Film studios, 10 am - 6 pm
WHERE TO MEET STARS:
Festival Café, Namesti Miru Square, 3 pm - A unique sitting at the festival café, where a talk-show will take place. On Friday the Faculty of Technology at TBU will be transformed into the ScienceCafé with associate professor PaedDr. Jan Farkač, D.Sc. and theme of Water in the Terrain.
Star-filled Apple and Autograph Signing, Golden Apple Shopping Centre, 4 pm - Opportunity to meet and chat with festival presenters: Dana Morávková, Roman Vojtek, Šárka Marková, Naomi Adachi, Martin Hrdinka, Jirka Hadaš, Vladimír Kroc and Petra Pifková.
Red Carpet, Congress Center - courtyard, 5 pm - Moderators Dana Morávková and Roman Vojtek welcome Czech and foreign festival guests and delegations to selected films: Zuzana Vejvodová, Irit Dolev and Aron Marom (to the film 17 seconds), Susanne Finken (to the film Too Far Away), Mischa Kamp and Vita Heijmen (to the film Romy´s Salon), Milena Tscharntke (to the film Isy Way Out), Gabriela Helclová, Simona Lewandovská.
FESTIVAL ZONE TIPS:
PFNonwovens Theater Zone:
- An Adventurer in One Day - an unconventional way to find out what can happen to you on your way to adventure, 2 pm - 8 pm
- In the Footsteps of Hanzelka and Zikmund – a fun and educational trail in the footsteps of the legendary travellers with the chance to win something, 3 pm - 8 pm
- Indian Reservation - entertainment, contests and games with the magazines Sluníčko and Mateřídouška.
- Around the World in 80 Days - SemTamFór Theater, big stage, 7 pm
- Film Piano with Harold Lloyd - films from the silent era, The Big Top, 8:20 pm
Festival Chateau: Film workshops – Free Cinema (cartoon animation, pixilation, flat animation, flipbook workshop), Studio Scala – through a cutout and puppet animation workshop, 3 pm - 6 pm
Chateau Zone: Czech Television House, 10 am - 7 pm, African Alphabet - The author of the series, Václav Chaloupek, will take you on an adventurous expedition, 11 am - 12 pm StarDance Dance School with Alice Stodůlková, 1 pm - 2 pm, Technology Park: Chill out and ABB Creative Zone - power up, charge your cellphone and map the journey of Hanzelka and Zikmund on the wall of switches. Join in to congratulate Miroslav Zikmund and write him a message on a switch, 10 am - 6 pm
Playful Chateau Gardens: sport-relaxation zone – climbing wall, parkour track, trampolines, disc golf, scooter rental, 10 am - 7 pm
Náměstí Míru Square: Biathlon Truck, Creative Workshops Village, ING Fun Quiz and DDM Astra Zlín Sports Zone, 10 am - 7 pm
ENAPO Concert Zone: entertainment in the Festival Party Tent, 4 pm - 2 am. The program includes Mers, Cascabel, DJ Daniell + SAXO and Rudolf Jelínek – bartender show.
Festival Street - Dancing in the streets: Oriental Dance, 6 pm - 10 pm
University Center U13: Come and try virtual reality, e.g, the attractive ABB Formula E Simulator, 9 am - 5 pm New VR cinema screenings, e.g. the film Perla - A father and daughter literally live in a car and drive around the country fulfilling their musical dreams. Beauty can also be found where you wouldn't expect it.
14|15 Baťa Institute: Creative Market Spring/Summer - Sales show of independent designers and lovers of creative designs, 2 pm - 7 pm
PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM AT ZFF – ZLIN INDUSTRY DAYS:
New Cinema, Congress Center, small hall, 10 am - 1 pm - a two-year educational project designed primarily for cinema operators, producers, distributors and organizations focused on the education of children and youth.
Green Screen and SECOYA Eco Tournage: Greening of the Audiovisual Industry, Congress Center, small hall, 3 am - 4:30 pm - The Slovak Film Agency has organized a European project dealing with sustainable development in the audiovisual sector.
Safety in Filming: It Could End Up a Trip Behind Bars, Congress Center, small hall, 4:45 am - 5:45 pm - a lecture on a number of situations that we encounter daily in filming and which may pose risks. The lecture will be given by Jiří Kosorinský, a professional stuntman and choreographer of film and theater action scenes.
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