Grygar / Grygar
|Type||Film eng friendly|
|Sections||Czech & Slovak Competition|
|Production||Slezská univerzita v Opavě|
This full-length feature documentary film maps out the life of one of the most significant Czech astronomers and astrophysicists, Jiří Grygar. Allow yourself to succumb to the magic of space along with him. This unique film was created at the Silesian University in Opava. Jiří Grygar, one of the most renowned Czech popularizers of science, reminisces on his childhood in wartime Silesia, talks about his fascination with space, his scientific beginnings, his attitude towards life and his love of cycling. In a mere 90 minutes, we have the chance to get to know not only the personality of an elite scientist but also as an ordinary human being, willing to share his life experience and knowledge with each one of us.