Online screening + discussion: The Sailor

KineDok is back with international online screenings and discussions. From October to March a total of 6 online events will take place. In October, we start with The Sailor from Slovakia, which will be available for viewing from October 6 and will be accompanied by an online discussion on October 10.



From 6 to 11 October you can watch the Slovak documentary The Sailor online for free here on our website. The film will be available in all KineDok partner countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Croatia, Hungary, Georgia and Poland) and will be available with English/Czech/Hungarian/Romanian or Croatian subtitles. In order to watch it for free, you must enter a voucher, which you can request at

On Monday October 10 at 7PM (GMT+1), the documentary will be accompanied by an international discussion on Facebook, which will be attended, among others, by the film's director Lucia Kašová herself, Jimmy Cornell and feminist, urbanist and moderator Milota Sidorová. We will be introducing more guests soon, so be sure to tune in directly to Facebook.

THE SAILOR (2021, Lucia Kašová, Slovakia)

Documentary available: 6. - 11. 10.

Online discussion: 10. 10.

A biographical portrait of eighty-year-old sailor Paul Johnson, who at the end of his life is searching for an answer to the question of where the line between selfishness and freedom lies. On his small boat off an island in the southern Caribbean, he reflects on his life choices and washes down his loneliness with a beer and a liter of vodka a day.


Lucia Kašová studied documentary filmmaking at the Faculty of Film and Television of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. She traveled the world for most of her life and decided to share her experiences with her surroundings through filmmaking. Lucia is a young documentary director whose latest film The Sailor had its world premiere in Canada at the prestigious Hot docs Documentary Film Festival. In the same year, the film won the best documentary award at the Flickers Rhode Film Festival.


Milota Sidorová is a feminist, FM radio moderator, urban planner and author of the program for creating more inclusive cities. She tries to facilitate, connect and methodically search for intersections of common interests between different actors in order to create fairer, more transparent and less conflicting cities. She has been awarded several times for her work by international and domestic juries.

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