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LJUBLJANA: Slobodan Maksimović’s Nika, a teen family drama about a 16-year-old go-cart driver who wins the most important race of her life, has been completed in time to screen on opening night at the Czech Zlin Film Festival running 27 May to 4 June 2016.

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Marko Naberšnik began filming his fourth feature film Slovenia, Australia and Tomorrow the World, a Slovenian/Macedonian coproduction, on 11 May 2016.

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian drama A Comedy of Tears by Marko Sosič is being readied to be presented at the Market of the Cannes Film Festival. “Basically the film is completed. We’re are just making the final picture and sound corrections,” producer Boštjan Ikovic told FNE.

LJUBLJANA: The Polish romantic comedy Planet Singles by Slovenian director Mitja Okorn continued to dominate Slovenian box office and attendance for the second week with a spectacular 30,521 admissions.

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Minister of Culture Julijana Bizjak Mlakar resigned on 25 April 2016 at a session of the National Assembly ahead of a scheduled vote on her dismissal.

LJUBLJANA: Boštjan Ikovic, a producer at the Slovenian production company Arsmedia, will attend this year's Cannes Film Festival as a part of European Film Promotion’s 2016 Producers on the Move.

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian video artist and film director Ema Kugler started shooting her fifth feature film, Man with the Shadow.

LJUBLJANA: After celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015 with various events including the restoration of two Slovenian classic films, the Slovenian Film Center announced together with the Slovenian Film Archive the restoration of new titles in 2016.

LJUBLJANA: Vlado Škafar’s fourth feature film Mother, which premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival 2016, will have its first screening in Slovenia on 12 April 2016.

LJUBLJANA: The Government of the Republic of Slovenia appointed a new board for the Slovenian Film Center for the next five years.