Pavel Borecký (Prague, 1986) is a social anthropologist and audiovisual ethnographer. As an awardee of Swiss Excellence scholarship, he is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Bern. In his community practice, Pavel runs the research organisation Anthropictures, curates the film programme EthnoKino, and co-organizes the European Applied Anthropology Network.
Pavel’s films Solaris (2015) and In the Devil’s Garden (2018) focused on the consumption culture in Estonia and the question of decolonization in Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. Living Water (2020) is his first feature documentary film.