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Presentation Screening

City Means - město plné návratů

Presentation of publication
Mon 1.11. - 20:00

Screening of the film by Jan Šípek Fighting the Brain and first presentation of the book with text of Tom Patrik.

Present: Tom Patrick -writer, Honza Šípek - dokumentarist and publisher, Michaela Casková -- author of illustrations and exquisit layout.

"I wanted to make a film about three friends of mine who are essential and inspiring for me and with whom I spent a lot of time. I wanted to show their worlds. How I perceive them. I wanted to get as close as possible to them in the film but as one of them told me, maybe such a thing doesn't even belong in a film. I also thought that they have something in common and they would get to know each other during the making of the film, but they weren't very much interested in each other really. So at the end it is me who unites them, so I actually became the fourth character of the movie."

A threefold portrait, presenting the reality within the limits of a subjective view, puts together the lives of an increasingly more remote writer and musician; a hacker, dreaming his dream of transformation into a purely virtual existence in the depths of technology; and an undertaker, unrealistic raconteur, living on the history of half-mythical Sudetenland.

tom patrik

About the Artist 

Images 

Shaddack, Jan Šípek
tom patrik, foto MV