16-12-2013

Slovak Documentary Masters Online for the First Time at DAFilms.com

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Slovak Film Institute presents a special collection of Slovak archive documentaries at DAFilms.cz. It is for the first time that the Slovak archive films are available online.

In co-operation with the Slovakdistribution company Filmtopia, wide international audiences will be able to watch the selection of documentary works by Dušan Hanák, Martin Slivka, Dežo Ursiny and Martin Šulík on the internet.

For the Christmas period, Dec 16 – 29, 2013, the films are open to DAFilms.cz audiences for free within DAFilms´ 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 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 collections:

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.