FESTIVALS: Slovakia Boasts Berlin Presence

By FNE Staff

    Slovakia makes a strong showing at the 2011 Berlinale with two films in the Forum section, participation in the Central European Stand (with Slovenia and Czech Republic) at the European Film Market, and additional film screenings.

    Zuzana Liová's Czech/Slovak coproduction The House has its world premiere in the Forum section. Documentary director Erika Hníková presents the international premiere of the Czech/Slovak film The Matchmaking Mayor, also in the Forum section.

    Three Seasons in Hell, a Czech/Slovak/Danish coproduction directed by Tomas Mašín, will screen at the EFM. Jiri Vojtek's Slovak documentary The Border has a screening at Cinema Total 4, organized by Collegium Hungaricum Berlin - .CHB.

    The Slovak screenings are organized by the Slovak Film Institute (www.aic.sk).