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337 articles available in total starting from 27/07/2005. Last article published on 12/05/2021.

Slovakian films surpass one million admissions in domestic theatres for the second time since 1993

Slovakian films surpass one million admissions in domestic theatres for the second time since 1993

Three films completed in 2019 made it into the top ten of the most-seen Slovakian movies since the country gained its independence  

12/02/2020 | Box Office | Slovakia

Adam Oľha  • Co-director of Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

Interview: Adam Oľha • Co-director of Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

“We had an opportunity to witness the process of creation from up close and over a long period of time”

We talked to Adam Oľha, one of the co-directors of the documentary Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace, about the process of capturing how foremost Czech surrealist Jan Švankmajer creates art  

10/02/2020 | IFFR 2020

The Witcher to hunt demons in Slovakia for its second season

The Witcher to hunt demons in Slovakia for its second season

The second season of Andrzej Sapkowski’s Netflix fantasy series will be partially shot in Slovakia and is expected to hit small screens in 2021  

06/02/2020 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic/USA/UK

TV series The Exorcist in the making in Slovakia

TV series The Exorcist in the making in Slovakia

The upcoming supernatural crime series will mix the “war on evil” with domestic lore  

30/01/2020 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic

Mira Fornay  • Director of Cook, F**k, Kill

Interview: Mira Fornay • Director of Cook, F**k, Kill

“There is no logic in hurting someone you love”

Cineuropa talked to Slovakian director Mira Fornay, who is about to show her third feature, Cook, F**k, Kill, at the IFFR  

23/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Voices

Slovakian filmmaker Zuzana Piussi finishing the documentary In the Fog

Slovakian filmmaker Zuzana Piussi finishing the documentary In the Fog

The veteran documentarian continues to explore the current socio-political situation after the murder of a journalist and looks into gross corruption in the justice system  

14/01/2020 | Production | Funding | Slovakia

Communism and the Net or the End of Representative Democracy ready for the festival circuit

Communism and the Net or the End of Representative Democracy ready for the festival circuit

The last remaining active director of the Czech New Wave, Karel Vachek, has finished the longest-ever Czech film, which clocks in at six hours  

10/01/2020 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Czech maestro Jan Švankmajer steps in front of the camera in Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

Czech maestro Jan Švankmajer steps in front of the camera in Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

After his farewell feature, Insect, the world-renowned Czech surrealist is now the subject of a documentary helmed by Adam Oľha  

09/01/2020 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Slovakian filmmaker Peter Bebjak completes television miniseries The Actor

Slovakian filmmaker Peter Bebjak completes television miniseries The Actor

The miniseries follows a rising actor and conformist stuck in a Faustian bargain with Secret Police in 1950s Czechoslovakia  

08/01/2020 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Folk horror film Leshy, based on a Slavic myth, is in the making in Slovakia

Folk horror film Leshy, based on a Slavic myth, is in the making in Slovakia

The film is part of a feature anthology trilogy project called Different, an international co-production inspired by mythical creatures  

08/01/2020 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic/Poland

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