Testing Sirens

Original title: Zkouška sirén
Director: Hana Slaninová
Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2021
Running time: 11 min
Language: Czech + English subtitles
To get lost in a crowd, to cry out together with the siren, to blend in. In her short documentary, the director finds a way to allow her mother to let off some steam. When to do so if not on the first Wednesday of the month when almost everything can be dissolved into the sound of sirens?
Hana Slaninová
Hana Slaninová was born in Ostrava. She studied stone printing at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland. Now she lives in Prague, where she works as a board game graphic designer. She is a passionate emitter of sounds, a curator of flowers and a graduate of the 2021 My Street Films workshop, where Testing Sirens was made.

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