FESTIVALS: The 24th Febiofest Announces Lineup


    BRATISLAVA: The 24th edition of MFFK Febiofest is ready to run from 2 to 8 March 2016, with more than 100 films and the short film competition „In the Middle of Europe“. After Bratislava, the festival will travel to eleven cities across Slovakia.

    Spoor by Agnieszka HollandThe festival will also pay tribute to Lubor Dohnal, Miroslav Janek and Agnieszka Holland, who will come to introduce her latest Berlinale winning film Spoor (TOR Film Production, Heimatfilm GmbH, Chimney Group, nutprodukce , nutprodukcia). There are nine premieres of domestic titles announced, including Little Harbor (Hulapa Film, endorfilm , Katapult, RTVS) by Iveta Grófová, which won Berlinale Generation Kplus prize, and the documentary Sunrise Hotel by Mária Rumanová, which had its world premiere at IDFA.

    The competition section will for the fifth time introduce a selection of 20 fiction, documentary, animated and experimental short films from 2016. The title „In the Middle of Europe“ refers to Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland along with Austria. The decision to keep Austria among the other competing V4 countries is related to the main topic of this year’s Industry programme, a focus on film cooperation between Austria and Slovakia.

    The main organizer of MFFK Febiofest is the Association of Slovak Film Clubs. The festival takes place in the Lumière Cinema in Bratislava.


    Apocalypse / Apokalipsa (Poland)
    Directed by Justyna Mytnik

    Bardo (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Marcela Drobná

    Little Harbor by Iveta GrofovaBoundless / Grezenlos (Austria)
    Directed by Veronika Abigail Beringer

    The Burden of Memory / Die Last der Erinnerung (Austria)
    Directed by Albert Meisl

    Black Cake / Černý dort (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Johana Švarcová

    The Reprimand / Čočka (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Tereza Vejvodová

    Debut / Debiut (Poland)
    Directed by Katarzyna Kijek

    Dialogue / Dialóg (Hungary)
    Directed by Gábor Fabricius

    Fuck the Cancer! (Austria)
    Directed by Thomas Renoldner

    Chilli (Slovakia)
    Directed by Martina Mikušová

    Lockjaw / Szczękościsk (Poland)
    Directed by Kordian Kądziela

    The Test by Gregor ValentovicNon-Places: Beyond the Infinite (Hungary)
    Directed by Péter Lichter

    About My Sister / O sestre (Slovakia)
    Directed by Barbora Sliepková

    Room (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Jana Kristýna Nováčková

    The Test / Skúška (Slovakia)
    Directed by Gregor Valentovič

    Jays / Sojky (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Karolína Čejková

    Trace I Leave (behind) / Stopa (p)o mne (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Simona Donovalová

    Three Conversations on Life / Trzy rozmowy o życiu (Poland)
    Directed by Julia Staniszewska

    Triptych (Slovakia)
    Directed by Matúš Ryšan, Michal Ďuriš, Ondrej Hraška

    Wartburg (Hungary)
    Directed by David Borbás