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336 articles available in total starting from 27/07/2005. Last article published on 04/05/2021.

Matthieu Darras • Director, Pop Up Film Residency

Interview: Matthieu Darras • Director, Pop Up Film Residency

“We want to offer a creative frame that would facilitate collaborative practices to hatch out at the stage when stories are being invented and films are being written”

The founder and director of Pop Up Film Residency talks about the latest focus of the hub in the Visegrád region  

04/05 | /Czech Republic/Hungary/Poland/Slovakia

Czech filmmaker Jan Prušinovský readies Grand Prix, his biggest project to date

Czech filmmaker Jan Prušinovský readies Grand Prix, his biggest project to date

Three friends hit the road to the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix in a comic road movie  

28/04 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Vera Lacková  • Director of How I Became a Partisan

Interview: Vera Lacková • Director of How I Became a Partisan

“I hope my film will inspire historians to keep excavating this strand of history”

The Slovak filmmaker discusses her resistance against oblivion and unearthing a hidden past from Roma history  

26/04 | goEast 2021

Paula Ďurinová • Director of Insides

Interview: Paula Ďurinová • Director of Insides

“We want to be open with our protagonists and make sure their boundaries are respected throughout the process”

The Slovak documentarian discusses her forthcoming feature debut, revolving around collective anxiety, utopian and safe spaces, and intimacy  

09/04 | Febiofest Bratislava 2021 | Febiofest Industry Days

Tomáš Krupa • Director of We Have to Survive

Interview: Tomáš Krupa • Director of We Have to Survive

“Climate change is the most challenging topic of our times”

The Slovak documentarian is preparing an ambitious project addressing the necessary adaptation and transformation of life in the wake of climate change  

08/04 | East Doc Platform 2021

REPORT: Work in Progress @ Febiofest Bratislava Industry Days 2021

REPORT: Work in Progress @ Febiofest Bratislava Industry Days 2021

We present an overview of the works in progress presented at this year’s Febiofest Industry Days, giving a taste of what’s to come in Slovakian cinema  

07/04 | Febiofest Bratislava 2021 | Febiofest Industry Days

Lucia Kašová explores “the relationship between selfishness and freedom” on a Caribbean island in The Sailor

Lucia Kašová explores “the relationship between selfishness and freedom” on a Caribbean island in The Sailor

The Slovak documentarian has finished her first feature-length offering, which will bow at the upcoming Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival  

06/04 | Production | Funding | Slovakia

Peter Bebjak tackles the Slovak literary classic Jozef Mak

Peter Bebjak tackles the Slovak literary classic Jozef Mak

The small-screen adaptation of the socio-psychological novel by Jozef Cíger-Hronský, revolving around an everyman yielding to fate, will be ready by Christmas  

24/03 | Production | Funding | Slovakia

Ivana Hucíková homes in on the Velvet Generation of young queer and trans people

Ivana Hucíková homes in on the Velvet Generation of young queer and trans people

The emerging Slovak documentarian plans to capture the everyday lives of the Eastern European LGBTQ+ community in her debut feature-length doc  

23/03 | Production | Funding | Slovakia

Robert Kirchhoff • Director of All Men Become Brothers

Interview: Robert Kirchhoff • Director of All Men Become Brothers

“Alexander Dubček rightly fits into the pantheon of the 1960s, alongside Martin Luther King, the Kennedys, Marilyn Monroe and Willy Brandt”

The Slovak documentarian breaks down his upcoming, unconventional biopic of Alexander Dubček, “the icon of socialism with a human face”  

23/03 | East Doc Platform 2021

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