18-12-2013

Slovak Documentaries Screening Free Online

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The Slovak Film Institute is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special collection of Slovak archive documentaries available for the first time online, at DAFilms.cz.

The Institute is presenting a selection of documentary works by Dušan Hanák, Martin Slivka, Dežo Ursiny and Martin Šulík to a worldwide audience on the internet.

The films will be available for free from 16-29 December 2013 on the DA Films special event Slovak Documentary Masters Online for the First Time. With the exception of the Pictures of the Old World, all films will stay in the platform´s library for the whole of 2014. The films are available HERE

The event is organized as a collaboration of the Slovak Film Institute, Doc Alliance, the Slovak distribution company Filmtopia, with the financial support of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund.

The selection of films includes the following:

MARTIN SLIVKA

WATER AND LABOR / 1963 / 10 min. * A BALLAD IN WOOD / 1966 / 14 min. * ICONS / 1966 / 14 min. * KEEPING THE DISTANCE / 1968 / 7 min. * THE MAN IS LEAVING / 1968 / 26 min. * THE LAST SUPPER / 1968 / 16 min. * BULGARIAN LAMENTATION SONGS / 1968 / 27 min. * NATIONAL ARTIST PROFESSOR KAROL PLICKA / 1970 / 25 min. * MARTIN JONÁŠ / 1973 / 17 min.

DUŠAN HANÁK

PICTURES OF THE OLD WORLD / 1972 / 65 min. - AVAILABLE ONLY 16. - 29. 12. 2013! * PRACTICE / 1965 / 15 min.

ARTISTS / 1965 / 14 min. * OLD SHATTERHAND CAME TO SEE US / 1966 / 13 min. * MASS / 1967 / 12 min.

DEŽO URSINY

SANITRAR BROTHERS / 1980 / 23 min. * BAGPIPER ANTALÍK / 1982 / 14 min. * ABOUT CANCER

AND HOPE / 1991 / 104 min.

MARTIN ŠULÍK

SILENCE / 1988 / 13 min. * HOORAY / 1989 / 28 min. * ETHICS AND POLITICS / 1990 / 16 min.