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295 articles available in total starting from 27/07/2005. Last article published on 02/12/2020.

Maia Martiniak • Director of Unseen

Interview: Maia Martiniak • Director of Unseen

“I cannot tolerate violence against women in any form”

Cineuropa talks to Slovakian director Maia Martiniak, whose latest, award-winning work, Unseen, looks at different forms of violence against women during birth as well as subsequent trauma  

02/12 | /Slovakia

Film Europe takes its Be2Can festival online, augmenting its hybrid distribution model

Film Europe takes its Be2Can festival online, augmenting its hybrid distribution model

Festival films from Film Europe’s portfolio will be screened online in the company’s “virtual theatre” as part of a hybrid cross-promotion and distribution strategy  

24/11 | Festivals | Awards | Slovakia

Unseen nets the main prize and the Audience Award at One World Slovakia

Unseen nets the main prize and the Audience Award at One World Slovakia

Slovak filmmaker Maia Martiniak won two prizes for her feature debut, a documentary about childbirth trauma, while Viera Čákanyová took home the Special Prize for her sci-fi documentary essay FREM  

13/11 | Festivals | Awards | Slovakia

Review: Summer Rebels

Review: Summer Rebels

Martina Saková's sun-soaked first feature proves that for a kid, summertime is no picnic  

06/11 | Films | Reviews | Germany/Slovakia

Review: White on White

Review: White on White

Viera Čakányová's Jihlava winner is an experimental documentary that plays out like a flipside to her previous film FREM  

03/11 | Jihlava 2020

Jan Gogola Jr • Director of Eternal Jožo

Interview: Jan Gogola Jr • Director of Eternal Jožo

“This film shows that even in our broken society, we can still talk to each other”

We talked to the director of Eternal Jožo, Jan Gogola Jr, about finding a spiritual side to a pop star  

30/10 | Jihlava 2020

Slovakia’s One World Film Festival to introduce a slew of local documentaries

Slovakia’s One World Film Festival to introduce a slew of local documentaries

The latest works by domestic filmmakers Maia Martiniak, Lucia Kašová, Vladislava Sárkány and Jakub Julény will be premiered during the upcoming, online iteration of the festival  

21/10 | Festivals | Awards | Slovakia

The Slovak Audiovisual Fund provides financial support for local cinema operators

The Slovak Audiovisual Fund provides financial support for local cinema operators

The theatres will receive the support this month, after they have had to shutter again as the second wave of coronavirus hits the country  

20/10 | Distribution | Releases | Exhibitors | Slovakia

Petr Zelenka • Director of Droneman

Interview: Petr Zelenka • Director of Droneman

“In the Czech Republic, we don't have killers like Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver

We talked to Czech filmmaker Petr Zelenka about Droneman, presented in the main competition of the Warsaw Film Festival  

14/10 | Warsaw 2020

Review: Shadow Country

Review: Shadow Country

A small Czech village examines its soul before and after World War II in Bohdan Sláma’s powerful black-and-white drama  

09/10 | London 2020

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