MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2011


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August 27 - September 7, 2011


Bloody Easter

Jirka is thirteen years old and suffers from serious heart disease. His parents decide to move to a small spa town in Czech borderland soon after the end of the World War II. They hope this helps ...
MIDPOINT participants: Lubomir KonecnyMagdalena Bittnerova
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Mea Culpa

The prisoner KULPA (47) is longing for his death. Many years ago he has burdened himself with a massive guilt, that doesn‖t allow him to participate in his life. The film begins with him being the ...
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Death always comes as a bit of an unpleasant surprise, even when you‖re 72 and have a weak heart like John. Even more unpleasant is finding out that the person you were married to for 37 years might ...
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Piko, that´s the Czechoslovak drug!

Martin is twenty years old, and only two last terms for the most difficult exam remains to him. Instead of learning he is more interested in women, whereas strictly complying with his own rule: once ...
MIDPOINT participants: Zuzka DusickovaPeter Gartner
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Bucharest, September 2012. 20 years old Mara, is hurrying for a visit at the hospital where her boyfriend Adi lies in a coma, as a result of an accident that happened in late August, while they were ...
MIDPOINT participants: Ruxandra CernatSorina Diaconu
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The Girl Who Didn´t Die

An alternative world, where everybody knows their date of death. Each citizen has an implanted microchip, which helps them follow an individual nutritional and health programme so that they can enjoy ...
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The Mediator

The Mediator is a parable, a tale about forgiveness and hope. About everyday people, who all have their own truth in their stories. The Mediator is a complex of four intertwined stories of here and ...
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A Monk

A MONK is a story about an experience of a novice who tried to escape the life of a monk. Zawana (15) is a novice who was brought up by the abbot, U Dhama (65) since he was 5 years old. When the monk ...
MIDPOINT participants: The Maw NaingAung Min
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Head of Studies

Pavel Jech
Czech Republic  
Pavel Jech co-founded MIDPOINT in 2010 and has been active ever since as a group leader and speaker in its various programs. He also has worked as a trainer at development labs such as Sundance ...
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Group Leaders

Csaba Bollok
Graduated as film and television director at the Hungarian Academy of Film and Drama in 1994, studied filmmaking in ...
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Pavel Marek
Czech Republic  
Pavel Marek is a graduate of the Faculty of Computer Engineering, Technical University and the Directing Department at ...
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Ivo Trajkov
Czech Republic / North Macedonia  
Ivo Trajkov is a director, producer, film editor, screenwriter and story editor. He was born in Skopje, Macedonia and ...
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Brendan Noel Ward
United States  
Brendan N. Ward’s career in film and television balances writing and producing with teaching a new generation of ...
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Guest Tutors

Gabriele Brunnenmeyer
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Giovanni Robbiano
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Marta Lamperova
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Silvia Panakova
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