I'm Not Everything I Want to Be

dir. Klára Tasovská / 2024 / Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria / 90min.
CHOPIN’S NOSE AWARD
Comprehensive picture of photographer Libuše Jarcovjáková’s life and artistic journey through the archival footage, audio diaries, observational footage, and personal writings.

Employing a rich montage of the photographer’s images, including self-portraits that predate the “selfie” era, ”I’m Not Everything I Want to Be” retraces the pivotal moments in Jarcovjáková’s path from obscurity to recognition, offering an intimate glimpse into the subject’s evolving identity. The documentary integrates archival footage, audio diaries, observational footage, and personal writings to give a comprehensive picture of Jarcovjáková’s life and artistic journey while capturing the feeling of the era.

duration:
90 min
country / year of production:
Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria / 2024
director:
Klára Tasovská
cinematography:
Libuše Jarcovjáková
producer:
Klara Tasovska, Lukáš Kokeš / Somatic Films, nutproducia, Mischief Films
selected festivals and awards:
2024 – Berlinale IFF
sections:
Unforgettable Female Stories Favorite movies of the cinema audience online - TOP 10! Awarded at 21st MDAG
competitions:
Millennium Bank Award – Grand Prix Chopin’s Nose Award
tags:
psychology art feminism travels relations photography LGBTQ+ awarded

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