Comenius

Rembrandt paints John Amos Comenius and he tells him about his life. A film about a man - "Teacher of the Nations" - who was ahead of his time.

  • Lubomír Hlavsa
    Director
    John Hus, David Zeisberger
  • Martin Fahrner
    Writer
  • Iva Hlavsová
    Producer
    John Hus, David Zeisberger
  • Alois Švehlík
    Key Cast
    "John Amos Comenius - senior"
    Swingtime, Operace Silver A
  • David Švehlík
    Key Cast
    "John Amos Comenius - junior"
    Andel Pane I., Ve stínu, Pravidla lži
  • Vladimir Javorský
    Key Cast
    "Nicolas Drabik"
    The Bridge
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    JAKO LETNÍ SNÍH
  • Project Type:
    Television, Other
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 36 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 12, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    300,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Czech Republic
  • Country of Filming:
    Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    SONY Digital, 4k
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Lubomír Hlavsa

Lubomír Hlavsa (film director, the Czech Republic)
CURRICULUM VITAE

From 1987 to 1992, Lubomír Hlavsa worked as freelance illustrator publishing in magazines
for children and youth (ABC, Čtyřlístek, Aréna, Kometa, etc.). In 1992, he became the coowner and production director of Fontis TV Production, where he also worked as graphic designer, screenwriter and cinematographer. Since 1998 he has been working mainly as a director. At the beginning of 2006, Mr Hlavsa along with his wife Iva Hlavsová founded their own production company, Vistafilm, where Mr Hlavsa has been creative director ever since.
As director and cinematographer, Mr Hlavsa has created more than 350 documentary and advertising programs and approximately 140 television documentaries. He has worked as screenwriter on approximately 30 television documentaries, many of them produced for the
Czech Television.
• Comenius (director) – a historical drama - 96 min. (2021)
• Jerome of Prague: The Last Escape (director) - a historical drama - 82 min. (2018)
• Jan Hus: A Journey of No Return (director) - a historical drama 52 min. (2015)
• David Zeisberger - Apostle of the Indians (director) - a historical drama - 52 min. (2014)
• Under the protection of The Zierotins (director) - historical documentary - 52 min. (2013)
• Czech Rixdorf 1737 (editor) - historical documentary (2012)
• Czech Footprints in Geneva (director) - historical documentary (2012)
• Count Zinzendorf (director) - historical documentary 52 min. (2010)
• Change (2 parts - cameraman) - a documentary about the dangers of global warming
• Nikola Tesla - The Wizard of Lightning (20 min. - director) - biographical documentary
• Chronicle of Fear (17 min. - director) - witch trials - historical documentary
• Soul Eclipse (18 min. - director) - about depression
• Exit316 and Exit316 – Mission (series, 80 parts - director) - Christian. documentary (2 awarded at foreign festivals)
• Paths of Faith (10 documents), Christian Magazine (15 articles)
• The Bible for Today (35 min. - director) - Martin Dejdar presents the most famous
translations of the Bible
• Two Churches - One Church (30 min. - director) - a documentary about an interesting
ecum. cooperation (Germany)
• Lay Service (57 min. - director) - documentary (Czech Republic, France)
• BTM - Brno Press Mission (18 min. - director)
• English in American (12 min. - director) - holiday English-camps
• Missionaries on thundering machines (8 min. - director) - bikers club
• Trans World Radio (19 min. - director) - documentary
• The Těšín Miracle (19 min. - director) - a Christian documentary about the spiritual
awakening in the Těšín region

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