What if children spoke to each other like they do in online chats? What if their conversations weren’t fictional but taken literally from neo-Nazi chats? Commander publicly reveals what has so far remained hidden behind the digital curtain. It illuminates the contours of the present world, a world in which some children live second lives.

  • Czech Republic
  • 2022, 30 min
  • Director: Viliam Dočolomanský
  • Director of photography: Václav Fronk
  • Editor: Karel Šindelář
  • Screenplay: Viliam Dočolomanský, Marie Jun, Markéta Hrehorová
  • Sound: Jiří Graf, NAPA Records
  • Cast: Julian Hajduk Brown, Heřman Tajovský, František Souček, Tomáš Richard Brenton, Michal Vrubel, Kryštof Brož, Kryštof Konáček, Oliver Vyskočil, Mikuláš Rychetský a další
  • Art Director: Lucia Škandíková
  • Coproduction: DOX Centre for Contemporary Art
  • Producer: Viliam Dočolomanský
  • Production: Farm in the cave (Farma v jeskyni)

3.3. 19:30 Praha | Kino Pilotů

Viliam Dočolomanský

Viliam Dočolomanský, the founder and artistic director of the internationally recognized Farm in the Cave theater ensemble, first took up in filmmaking in 2021. His dance film Efeméry (2021) won the audience award and an award for best performance at the Idaho Screendance Festival and has been shown at festivals in New York, Bratislava, and Moscow. His most recent film, Commander (2022), was shown at the Marienbad Film Festival and the Prague Independent Film Festival and was nominated for best foreign-language short at the Various Artists Independent Film Festival in Chicago.