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IFF Ekofilm Award

IFF Ekofilm Award

Ark of Lights & Shadows  was awarded on the Czech international environmental festival  IFF  Ekofilm  2018 by special award of the president of the festival Laco Miko. It is the third award of the movie. The jury was represented by the Czech dire[...]
Ark won the main price!

Ark won the main price!

We are happy to announce that our movie Ark of Lights & Shadows has won main Award in category documentary film at IFF Tourfilm in Karlovy Vary, which is the oldest festival of travel films in the world. "Among the documentaries the Czech di[...]
Ark participating International Film Festivals

Ark participating International Film Festivals

After official international premiere of Ark in Germany at NaturVision IFF, we are preparing another heap of projection in Australia, Finland, Kenya, China and USA. Hold your fingers crossed. We have some latest good news:)     [...]
International premiere at NaturVision

International premiere at NaturVision

Our documentary is to be screened first time to the international audience at IFF NaturVision. When? Saturday,  July 21, 7 p.m. Where:  in Kleines Haus, Union Theater, Solitudestraße 6, 71638 Ludwigsburg, After the screening, there will be Q&A[...]
World premiere at FEBIOFEST

World premiere at FEBIOFEST

Our documentary the ARK of LIGHTS & SHADOWS is going to be released in a world premiere at the International film festival FEBIOFEST (March 15 - 23, Prague) at one of the most prestigious film event in Czech republic. You can buy tickets since Ma[...]
New trailer is ready!

New trailer is ready!

Since March 19, the Ark of Lights and Shadows is starting theatrical release in Czech cinemas all aroud the country.           [...]
The Ark of Lights and Shadows in Cannes

The Ark of Lights and Shadows in Cannes

(Cannes, France) Our movie the Ark of Lights and Shadows was pitched by our producer Art Francesco. The movie was for the first time presented infront of the international audiance during one of the most prestigious film event MIP Doc /MIP TV in  Can[...]
Meeting a Legend: Jan Svatos and David Bordwell

Meeting a Legend: Jan Svatos and David Bordwell

(Washington D.C., USA) During the Jan Svatos'  research of lost rough film archive footage made by Martin Johnson in 1920s and 1930s stored in  Library of Congress  has appealed famous film historian David Bordwell. The author of film "bible" Film Hi[...]
The research in Library of Congress is reaching its peak

The research in Library of Congress is reaching its peak

(Washington D.C., USA) Director Jan Svatos was accepted to make a research for our documentary the Ark of Lights and Shadows in the Library of Congress. While searching for vergotten rough archive footage from Martin Johnson, Jan was allowed to enter[...]
Werner Herzog as the dramaturgy consultant

Werner Herzog as the dramaturgy consultant

Living legend, famous feature and documentary film director Werner Herzog (Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Fitzgeraldo etc.)  has met again with the director  Jan Svatos in Vienna to discuss our documentary The Ark of Lights and Shadows. Its pleasure for [...]
Kenya revealed new link to Johnsons legacy

Kenya revealed new link to Johnsons legacy

We have just come back from Kenya. We were filming at four destinations, Mt.Kenya, Amboseli, Tsavo and Nairobi in which we filmed elephant orphans.  All of the destinations above somehow refer to the work of Martin and Osa Johnsons. We climbed up to [...]
Meeting with Dr. Jane Goodall

Meeting with Dr. Jane Goodall

Making of the shooting with legendary Dr. Jane Goodal. For more watch the movie the Ark of Lights and Shadows. [...]
New logo of the project is born

New logo of the project is born

We are happy to announce that we have created  a new logo for the Ark of  lights and shadows movie. Its leitmotiv is again zebra (similarly to Africa obscura). This time it is presented by Osa Johnson riding zebra- unconventional scene that fascin[...]
The interactive campaign was triggered

The interactive campaign was triggered

Original movie tent covered by zebra stripes invites you for photo exhibition of 100 years old photos by Martin and Osa Johnson and you will reveal there why had the Johnsons to run away from home or how they enjoyed the honeymoon at cannibals and ma[...]