15 YEARS OF LETNÍ LETNÁ
You know, in the theater you pretend to die. In the circus, you can really die.
Letní Letná is an international festival of contemporary circus and theater that has featured some of the most innovative performers and acts from all over the world. 15 Years of Letní Letná is a documentary portraying the 15th annual iteration of this renowned festival. Featuring dynamic new circus performances as well as glimpses into the creative process, 15 Years of Letní Letná is an intimate look at the process and the people behind some of the most unique and cutting edge offerings within the performing arts today.
Clowns, this is the director. My show is about to begin. What are you doing here?
The documentary also serves as a portrait of the legendary director, choreographer and performer, Daniel Gluko–who opened the 1st annual Letní Letná, and came back to open the 15th installation. Through this portrayal, 15 Years of Letní Letná glances into the creative process of one of the most prominent voices in the world of contemporary performing arts.
We have been giving this job to try at looking at the world and help people see it in a new way. That’s our job.
SHORT DOCUMENTARY | 26 MIN. | PREMIERE 27. 7. 2019, CZECH TELEVISION
DIRECTORS: Michal Sikora, Jakub Jelen PRODUCERS: Jiří Turek, Ivana Pěkná CINEMATOGRAPHER: Jakub Jelen EDITOR: Jakub Jelínek SOUND: Tomáš Oramus
Daniel Gulko, Jiří Turek, Ctibor Turba, Veronika Štefanová, Rostislav Novák jr., Tina Afyian Breiová, Matyáš Ramba, Veronika Smolková