A New Shift

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Address Moravská Ostrava 3369, Ostrava
Origin Czechia
Original name Nová šichta
Movie genre New movies, Documentary, Czech
Entry CZK 120
Venue's website www.etaz.cz
Length 91 min
Director Jindřich Andrš
Links IMDB
Release 2020

“From miner to programmer” reads a tempting headline, but does this idea have a chance of success? After 25 years underground, a laid-off worker seeks a new way of life.

Tomáš Hisem is one of many laid-off miners. People around think him a lost cause. Journalists already waited for him and his colleagues in front of the closed mine as they left their last shift – his apparent hopelessness and uselessness for the rest of his life is a curious tale for them. But Tomáš has a plan. He enrols in a programming course, cuts his long hair and moves. A new life begins. Documentarist Jindřich Andrš follows him every step of the way. Has Tomáš, invited by the media to talk about his progress, become a mascot of a dysfunctional system, as his former colleagues accuse him? Or will his efforts and energy pay off?

Dates

Ostrava, Art Cinema wed 4/8 19:00 A New Shift
Ostrava, Minikino wed 11/8 19:30 A New Shift

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