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BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Film Week, a showcase of domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy from 3 to 9 April 2017, will introduce the drama Little Feather / Pirko directed by Lucia Klein Svoboda and Petr Klein Svoboda.

BRATISLAVA: Miro Remo’s documentary Richard Müller: Unknown / Richard Müller: Nespoznaný will screen at the Slovak Film Week, a showcase for domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy from 3 to 9 April 2017. The film focuses on the life of well-known Czech/Slovak singer Richard Müller.

BRATISLAVA: Ondrej Šulaj’s Agave / Agáva will screen at the Slovak Film Week, a showcase of domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy from 3 to 9 April 2017. Slovak Film and Television Academy (SFTA) nominated Agave for best costume design and best make-up at the Sun in a Net national awards, set to be announced on 7 April 2017 as part of the Slovak Film Week event.

BRATISLAVA: Martin Kollar’s documentary 5 October will screen at the Slovak Film Week, a showcase for domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy from 3 to 9 April 2017. This is the first film by the renowned photographer and DoP, who worked with Ivan Ostrochovský on Koza.

BRATISLAVA: The second edition of the Slovak Film Week, a showcase for domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy, will be held in Bratislava from 4 to 9 April 2017.

BRATISLAVA: Zuzana Liová is in development with Waiting / Čakanie, an intimate drama about a man who just turned 60 and learns that he’s dying of cancer. The principal photography of this Slovak/Czech/German coproduction is due to start in December 2017.

BRATISLAVA: Psychological drama The Cellar / Pivnica directed by Russian Igor Voloshin will start shooting in May 2017. The film is a Slovak/Russian/Czech coproduction set in Slovakia. The cast includes Slovak and Czech actors, as well as well-known Russian actress Olga Simonova.

BRATISLAVA: Director Mariana Čengel Solčanská starts developing The Maidservant / Slúžka, a strong feminist story placed in Vienna during WWI. Based on Hana Lasicová’s bestseller published in 2013, The Maidservant will be the first Slovak film ever to deal with female homosexuality.

BRATISLAVA: Slovak production consultant company kaleidoscope introduced two films in postproduction at the Works in Progress, Industry Days - MFFK Febiofest (2-8 March 2017). Juraj Lehotský’s second feature film Nina and Pavol Pekarčík’s first long documentary A Long Day will be released in 2017.

BRATISLAVA: Slovak Film and Television Academy (SFTA) announced the nominations for the Sun in a Net national awards. The most nominations went to The Teacher directed by Jan Hřebejk, A Prominent Patient by Julius Ševčík and I, Olga Hepnarová, the debut feature by Tomáš Weinreb and Petr Kazda.