Zdenek Chaloupka


Documentary filmmaker and photographer. After graduating from Political Science and International Relations at Charles University in Prague, he began to study documentary filmmaking at FAMU. He dealt with the issue of migration and refugees. Short film Hotel Kostelec displayed everyday life in a refugee camp in Kostelci nad Orlicí. Since 2015, he has been working with the humanitarian organization Adra, for which he has documented his projects in Ukraine, Cambodia and Burma. He is often going to Eastern Ukraine to documenting consecvenses of ongoing war. The bachelor film "Show me the war" explains the role of fixers - war guides of journalists crews. He is currently preparing web documentary film Forgotten War, a comprehensive portrait of an ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. In Prague he is working for govermental project HateFree Culture which try to enhance common understanding between different people. Due to the necesity of working in unstable areas, he attended a security course for humanitarian workers. He speaks English and Russian.


UNAOC Pillar

  • media

Areas of Focus

  • Arts, Culture and Entertainment
  • Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution
  • Preventing Xenophobia and Hate Speech


  • Creative Services
  • Artwork
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Social Media

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