Jan Gebert

Jan Gebert

Czech Republic

Biography

Jan Gebert is a journalist and filmmaker. He graduated in History and Latin American studies at Charles University in Prague. He also studied in Spain, USA and Mexico. In 2007 he received the Story of a Refugee Journalist Award from the UNHCR, in 2008 the European Commission's Journalist Award given as part of the campaign For Diversity, Against Discrimination. His film debut STONE GAMES (2012) premiered at the Jihlava IDFF and received the Special Jury Prize. His latest documentary WHEN THE WAR COMES had its world premiere in the Panorama Dokumente section of the Berlinale 2018 and screened in the Regional Competition section of Zagreb IDFF 2018.

Films Selection