PIEŠŤANY: Ten films will vie in the main competition of the 12th Cinematik International Film Festival, set to take place in the spa city of Piešťany from 12 to 17 September 2017. The domestic competitive section Cinematik.doc will screen seven documentaries produced in the past two years.
More Slovak films will be introduced in the special section In the House, including Nina directed by Juraj Lehotský, which will have its official world premiere at the Toronto IFF. The film was produced by Punkchart films in coproduction with endorfilm, the Czech Television, Lehotsky Film, RTVS and sentimentalfilm.
Highly expected is also DOGG, a portmanteau film directed by Jonáš Karásek, Slávo Zrebný, Vilo Csino and Enrik Bistik, and produced by Azyl Production in coproduction with HomeMedia Production.
More than 100 films will be screened in eight venues. During its last year's edition, Cinematik attracted more than 13,000 cinemagoers.
Meeting Point Europe: International Feature Films Competition:
American Honey (UK, USA)Directed by Andrea Arnold
Elle (France, Germany, Belgium)Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Free Fire (UK, France)Directed by Ben Wheatley
Raw / Grave (France, Belgium)Directed by Julia Ducournau
Mimosas (Morocco, Spain, France)Directed by Oliver Laxe
Playground / Plac zabaw (Poland)Directed by Bartosz M. KowalskiProduced by Film ItSupported by the Polish Film Institute
I Am Not Your Negro (USA, France, Belgium, Tadjikistan)Directed by Raoul Peck
The Other Side of Hope / Toivon Tuolla Puolen (Finland, Germany)Directed by Aki Kaurismäki
Let the Sunshine In / Un beau soleil intérieur (France)Directed by Claire Denis
Untitled (Austria)Directed by Michael Glawogger, Monika Willi
Cinematik.doc – Domestic Documentary Competition:
10 Years of Love / 10 rokov lásky (Slovakia)Directed by Adam HanuljakProduced by DogDocs
A Hole in the Head / Diera v hlave (Slovakia, Czech Republic)Directed by Róbert KirchhoffProduced by HITCHHIKER CinemaCoproduced by the Czech Television, RTVS, atelier.docSupported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava Self-Governing Region, International Visegrad Fund
Jánošík (Slovakia)Directed by Juraj ŠtepkaProduced by Radošinské naivné divadlo
Peace to You All / Mir Vam (Slovakia)Directed by Juraj MravecProduced by all4filmsCoproduced by RTVS, Punkchart filmsSupported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic
Professional Foreigner / Profesionálna cudzinka (Slovakia)Directed by Anna GruskováProduced by ReminiscencieCoproduced by RTVS, GRIMALDI PRODUCTIONSupported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic
This is Not Me / Richard Müller: Nespoznaný (Slovakia, Czech Republic)Directed by Miro RemoProduced by Punkchart filmsCoproduced by endorfilm, Arsy-Versy, RTVS, the Czech TelevisionSupported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Czech State Cinematography Fund
Grey Lizard Conspiracy / Sprisahanie šedej rasy (Slovakia, Czech Republic)Directed by Maroš BerákProduced by UltrafilmCoproduced by D1 film