Thursday, November 19, 2009

"Documentary on the attempted neo-Nazi pogrom at Janov"

FAMU film student Tereza Reichová has created a documentary about last November's events at the predominantly Roma-inhabited housing estate of Janov in the town of Litvínov. Last year a Workers' Party demonstration there exceeded all previous neo-Nazi events when the extremists were supported during their attempted pogrom by a large number of people not normally involved with their organizations. The premiere of "Kruh - portrét demonstrace" ("Circle: Portrait of a Demonstration") will be today, 7 September 2009 at the NoD club in Prague. The film reflects the opinions of four groups that participated in the conflict: Those who participated in the Workers' Party march, those who participated in the counter-demonstration, journalists, and representatives of the police and the town of Litvínov...


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