Andrej Chovanec

Film scholar
Country of origin: 
Slovakia

Andrej Chovanec (*1990) is a film scholar born in Slovakia and working in the Czech Republic. Currently he is a PhD student at the Department of Theatre and Film Studies at the Palacký University in Olomouc. He lectured for one semester at the St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television (2017) and he was a member of a jury at the Animafilm festival in Baku (2018). He is mainly interested in Soviet, Czechoslovak and Iranian cinema. He writes for the Czech journals "Film a doba" and "Film & spiritualita", and he is a co-author of anthologies devoted to Azerbaijani animation and feature films by Jan Švankmajer. His hobbies include Russian and Persian languages and hiking.

Festivals

09.09.2021 to 15.09.2021
International Film Festival for Children and Youth