Award for documentary about Mečiar

The main prize in this year’s Trilobit film and television awards has gone to director Tereza Nvotová for Mečiar. The feature-length documentary explores the impact that the 1990s politician Vladimír Mečiar, one of the architects of the split of Czechoslovakia, had on Slovak society.

The producer Čestmír Kopecký, who has been behind many successful Czech movies and TV seriesd, received a lifetime achievement award at Sunday evening’s awards ceremony in Beroun. The Trilobit prize is bestowed by the Czech Film and Television Union.