In a hyper-digitized future dominated by artificial intelligences, Viera Čákanyová talks with her virtual double, destined for immortality. In this highly unorthodox sci-fi, the director blends various techniques, media, and image textures to fashion a dizzying inquiry into technological optimism. Amidst the critiques of data storage mechanisms and the fascination with 3D scanning technologies, these notes from the era of solitude place us, above all, before the problems of our own time. (C.M.)
Her feature debut "FREM" had its world premiere at the Ji.hlava IDFF 2019 followed by its international premiere at the Berlinale 2020, and won the Best Debut at the ELBE DOCK festival. The film was screened at more than two dozen important international festivals around the world. Her subsequent film "White on White" won the main prize at the Ji.hlava IDFF in 2020, also won the GreenDox Award at Dokufest in Kosovo and was selected for the main competitions at the Sheffield DocFest and ZagrebDox.
Berlinale – Berlin IFF 2023
20th IFF Febiofest – Bratislava