Sugar (Tereza Vejvodová) Czech Republic

Tereza Vejvodová
Czech Republic.  2019.  25 min

Eighteen year old Maria strives to stand on her own feet.  She lives with her boyfriend but secretly works as a sugarbaby, providing company to older men. The film explores the theme of closeness as a commodity,  in a society where capitalist principles rub off onto personal relationships.

Tereza Vejvodová

Tereza Vejvodová studied Film Directing at Film Academy Of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU).  She directs her projects and also is a scriptwriter.  Her short film A Part (2017) was nominated for the Magnesia Award by the Czech Film and Television Academy and was featured in the National Competition at Prague Short Film Festival.