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A story of a surviving Jewish family during 2.WW
in Czechoslovakia and Slovakia - narration of a survivor animated by 78 children 7-15 years old.

  • Marta Vančurová, Miroslava Bažantová
  • Eva Benešová
  • The Way there and Back Again, NGO
  • Project Title (Original Language):
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 32 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 29, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Czech Republic
  • Country of Filming:
    Czech Republic
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    MP 4
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Prague's baggage festival, Golden Sunshine Blansko, Unica festival 2.place
    Prague, Blansko, Rotterdam
    Czech Republic
    January 29, 2019
    Czech premiere
    Official selection
Director Biography - Marta Vančurová, Miroslava Bažantová

Mirka Bažantová is a leader of an Art department at the Art School of Benešov with international and local experience. As a teacher she took successful part on lot of local festivals, exhibition, activities. Before she started to teach at Chocerady (Benešov Art School) in 2012, she was working for the National Gallery, Museum of Decorative Arts, in Hospitals in Prague - as a lecturer Art and creative programs.
For this purpose (film They refused to get on board) she was working with our NGO The Way there and back again, and with a professional association ULTRAFUN,cz (alumni of the faculty of Art and Design School of Arts in Prague.

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Director Statement

We have been working on this film two of us, Mirka Bažantová as an Art director (she was working with children), and me Marta Vančurová, working for the NGO The Way there and Back Again as a director of the film and producer. The main role - as it was planned -was a role of children. Children were working mainly on all pictures, storyboard, animation, speach, direction.