International Documentary Film Festival begins in Jihlava

The 11th International Documentary Film Festival begins in Jihlava on Friday. This year, the Festival will offer about 260 documentaries, including 17 Czech documentary films competing in the Czech Joy section. The festival will also feature René, a film by Helena Třeštíková, which won the European Film Academy Award for the best European documentary film for 2008. Among the Festival’s guests is American filmmaker Frederick Wiseman who will present a profile of his work.

Author: Jan Richter