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THE SOUND IS INNOCENT

THE SOUND IS INNOCENT

In this documentary essay, the director personally presents the history of electronic and experimental music from the pre-war years to the present day. The film takes place in an almost dream-like space-time that serves both as a recording studio and as a museum of technological artifacts. The sonically and visually layered excursion to the beginnings of the efforts to liberate and conceptualize sound is also a debate about the forms, possibilities, and perspectives of the acoustic relations to the world, in which the voices of the past constantly overlap with the sounds of the future. (International Documentary Film Festival Jihlava)

Johana Ožvold: Actress, musician, writer, singer, curator and filmmaker Johana Ožvold, born in 1983, made her first short films at FAMU, where she began to study in 2009. For "Hi, I'm Doing Fine" (2013), she won a prize at the Festival of Film Schools in Poitiers, France, and her diploma film "Black Cake" (2016) won the 33rd FAMUfest. 

Film Selection: The Sound Is Innocent (2019, doc) - Black Cake (2013, short) - Hi, I'm Doing Fine (2013, doc short)


European Panorama Documentary

Johana Ožvold

Czech Republic / France / Slovakia 2019
68 minutes
English, Czech, French
OmeU / OV with engl. subtitles

Screenplay
Cinematography
Šimon Dvořáček
Editing
Zuzana Walter
Sound
Adam Voneš, Martin Ožvold
Music
Martin Ožvold
Cast
François Bonnet, Steve Goodman, Julian Rohrhuber, John Richards
Producers
Kristýna Michálek Květová, Jean Laurent Csinidis, Ivan Ostrochovský, Katarina Tomkova

Trailer
Website

Production

Cinémotif Films, Films de Force Majeure, Punkchart Films
World Sales

Cinémotif Films

Weltpremiere / World Premiere 
Visions du Réel International Film Festival Nyon 2019

Details & Tickets:
Spieltermin / Screening: 04.08.2020