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249 articles available in total starting from 27/07/2005. Last article published on 18/03/2020.

Review: Caught in the Net

Review: Caught in the Net

The new documentary by Czech filmmakers Vít Klusák and Barbora Chalupová explores the dark world of online sexual child abuse and turns an experiment into a social intervention  

18/03 | One World Prague 2020

Febiofest festivals disrupted in Prague and Bratislava in the wake of coronavirus outbreak

Febiofest festivals disrupted in Prague and Bratislava in the wake of coronavirus outbreak

The epidemic continues to slam shut the gates of various cultural events in the Czech Republic and Slovakia  

11/03 | Festivals | Awards | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Visegrad Film Forum disrupted due to spread of COVID-19

Visegrad Film Forum disrupted due to spread of COVID-19

The organisers are yet to decide whether they will postpone or cancel the 2020 edition of the gathering, which was meant to unspool from 10-14 March in Slovakia  

10/03 | Visegrad Film Forum 2020

Bratislava’s Febiofest gets a makeover for its 27th edition

Bratislava’s Febiofest gets a makeover for its 27th edition

The imminent edition of International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava will unspool under new leadership, showcasing the latest domestic films  

06/03 | Febiofest Bratislava 2020

Marka Staviarska  • Producer of Loli Paradička

Interview: Marka Staviarska • Producer of Loli Paradička

“We managed to complete the film on such a low budget because it was mostly a family affair”

Cineuropa talked to Marka Staviarska, the Slovakian producer of the low-budget dramedy Loli Paradička, about how it became a surprise domestic box-office hit  

04/03 | Slovakia

Review: Servants

Review: Servants

BERLINALE 2020: Slovak filmmaker Ivan Ostrochovský has crafted an uncompromising piece of arthouse cinema with thriller elements in this story of the Catholic Church in communist Czechoslovakia  

03/03 | Berlinale 2020 | Encounters

Agnieszka Holland  • Director of Charlatan

Interview: Agnieszka Holland • Director of Charlatan

“Love can be stronger than any of our weaknesses”

BERLINALE 2020: We met up with FAMU-educated Polish director Agnieszka Holland to discuss Charlatan, her film about a 1930s Czech healer  

29/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Berlinale Special

Review: Charlatan

Review: Charlatan

BERLINALE 2020: In her new film, Agnieszka Holland finds herself a new real-life hero. And then makes him human  

28/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Berlinale Special

Ivan Ostrochovský  • Director of Servants

Interview: Ivan Ostrochovský • Director of Servants

“I want the audience to understand how easy it is to end up on the wrong side of history”

BERLINALE 2020: We chatted to Slovak documentary filmmaker Ivan Ostrochovský, who has premiered Servants, his sophomore fiction feature after the much-celebrated Koza  

25/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Encounters

Viera Čakányová  • Director of FREM

Interview: Viera Čakányová • Director of FREM

“I deliberately reduced any human element in the ‘narrative’ to the bare minimum”

BERLINALE 2020: Slovakian filmmaker Viera Čakányová talks about the constraints of anthropomorphic thinking while she was preparing her experimental sci-fi documentary FREM  

24/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Forum