Cirkus Rwanda

A film by Michal Varga


What happens, when Africa meets Europe on the stage of modern circus?
Rosťa Novák, the face of Cirk La Putyka, has decided to train for a performance with a Rwandan troupe of acrobats. But can they get on together, two teams that are used to such different work tempos and styles?
A unique documentary that takes a peek behind the scenes of the thrilling show Hit, Tell the Difference from Prague’s Letní Letná Festival.
With Rosťa Novák from Prague’s Cirk La Putyka ensemble and Elisée Nioynsenga from the troupe Future Vision Acrobat, Rwanda.

IKSV Istanbul International Film Festival – Documentary Competition 2019 
Warsaw International FilmFest – Documentary Competition
Cinergia Film Festival – Official Competition
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – Special Event


Produced by Marek Novák for Xova Film, Czech Television, nutprodukcia, Radio and Television Slovakia

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  • Documentaries

  • Arts
  • Culture
  • Documentary
  • Human Interest
  • Social
  • Czech Republic, Slovak Republic
  • 2018
  • 79, 52’ min.
  • Available in Full HD
  • Language: Czech, English, Kinyarwanda
  • Subtitles: English

Directed by

  • Michal Varga


  • Rostislav Novák Jr.
  • Elisée Niyonsenga

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