FESTIVALS: The 12th Cinematik FF Announces Lineup


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. Kowalski
Produced by Film It
Supported 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 Hanuljak
Produced by DogDocs

A Hole in the Head / Diera v hlave (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
Directed by Róbert Kirchhoff
Produced by HITCHHIKER Cinema
Coproduced by the Czech Television, RTVS, atelier.doc
Supported 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 Štepka
Produced by Radošinské naivné divadlo

Peace to You All / Mir Vam (Slovakia)
Directed by Juraj Mravec
Produced by all4films
Coproduced by RTVS, Punkchart films
Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic

Professional Foreigner / Profesionálna cudzinka (Slovakia)
Directed by Anna Grusková
Produced by Reminiscencie
Supported 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 Remo
Produced by Punkchart films
Coproduced by endorfilm, Arsy-Versy, RTVS, the Czech Television
Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Czech State Cinematography Fund

Grey Lizard Conspiracy / Sprisahanie šedej rasy (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
Directed by Maroš Berák
Produced by Ultrafilm
Coproduced by D1 film