A documentary examining the relationship between underground and ‘overground’, questioning the meaning and metamorphoses of the term underground. A film about people from former (Czecho) Slovakia, who were (or not), and others, who are. A film from the underground. Dozens of civil defence structures remain under the city from the past times.They are kept in order in case something happened. The new caretaker of some of them is a student of biology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences. Tree other people testify in the underground as well: the first was an underground architect during thecommunist era, the second a filmmaker and the third a singer.
Viera Čákanyová (1980) studied screenwriting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and documentary filmmaking at Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU), where she was awarded for her student films at the FAMUFEST festival. In addition to her own work, she also devotes her time to dramaturgy and collaborates on film projects with television stations and non-profit organisations.
2006, 18', color, video
FAMU (Filmová akademie múzických umění)