Vojta Lavička: Ups and Downs

Program Running Time 89 min.

Films in Program

(Vojta Lavička: Nahoru a dolu)
Directed By: Helena Třeštíková
(Czech Republic, 2013, 89 mins, DCP)

Despite enviable accomplishments, Romany musician, activist and reporter Vojta Lavička still wrestles with self-destructive tendencies. Unfolding over 16 years, Helena Trestíková’s intimate documentary examines the lot of the Czech Republic’s marginalized Roma, while a sweeping Romany music soundtrack grabs your heartstrings and never loosens its grip.