Dear Colleagues and Friends,
let us add to the list of newsletters also one about Slovak cinema.
As you may already know, two Slovak co-productions were selected to the FORUM section of Berlinale:
THE HOUSE, by Zuzana Liová, CZ – SK 2011, World PremiereMATCHMAKING MAYOR, by Erika Hníková, CZ – SK 2011, International Premiere
Slovakia will also participate at the EFM 2011 – for the 6th time there will be an informational and promotional stand available for all interested in Slovak cinema, at the Central European Cinema stand No. 126 at the Martin-Gropius-Bau (a new location). The Slovak co-production film 3 SEASONS IN HELL (dir. T. Mašín, CZ – DE – SK 2009), recently awarded at the Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn, will also have a market screening at the EFM.
Slovakia will be presented by accompanying events, as well:
CINEMA TOTAL 4 (organized by Collegium Hungaricum Berlin - .CHB)Pitch Stop – presentation of projects: PIARGY by Lukáš HanulákTrue Stories – screenwriting debate: Zuzana Liová
Screening of THE BORDER (dir. J. Vojtek, SK 2009)
SCRIPTEAST – international training programme for scriptwriters: THE TOWN OF OTOL by Laura Siváková-Paššová and Biba Bohinská
The organizer of the Slovak cinema presentation at the EFM is the Slovak Film Institute, in co-operation with the Slovak Audiovisual Producers' Association, supported by the Audiovisual Fund. The particular events were supported by the Slovak Embassy in Germany, the Slovak Institute in Berlin and wine producer Chateau Topolčianky.
For more information please visit: http://www.aic.sk/aic/en/news/slovakia-berlinale/whats-slovak-at-berlinale-2011.html
Looking forward to meeting you in Berlin,
Alexandra and Katarina
Slovak Film Institute