Slovenian distributor Natasa Bucar, Cankarjev dom

When Natasa Bucar began working for Cankarjev dom in 2001, the venerable national cultural institution already had an established eight-year-old distribution arm.
23-09-2008

Slovenian Film Takes Off in Venice Days

Slovenian director Vinko Moderndorfer’s Landscape No 2 (www.pokrajina-st2.org) which is screening in the Venice Days programme of the Venice Film Festival attacks a topic that is front and center in…
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Two Slovenian Films in Venice

Slovenia will be represented at the Venice film festival by Landscape No. 2 in Venice Days and competition short Every Breath You Take.
26-08-2008

Slovenes love Olympics

Fox Sports reports that Slovenian audiences for the Chinese Olympics have almost doubled over figures for the Sydney Olympics.
18-08-2008

Estrellita wins Motovun award

Metod Pevec's film Estrellita received the Amnesty International award at the Motovun film festival.
07-08-2008

Gravehopping screens in Italy

Jan Cvitkovic's 2005 film Gravehopping bowed in Italian cinemas the first week of July. Distribution company SAP11 (www.sap11.com) are placing 10 copies of the film within the Italian territory.
16-07-2008

First Slovenian film retrospective heads to New York

At the Crossroads: Slovenian Cinema, the first retrospective of the history of Slovenian cinema which will take place at the Walter Reade Theater in New York July 16-22.
14-07-2008

Slovenian Festival of European Film prize for Zim & Co

The third Festival of European Film in Ljubljana awarded its top prize to France's Zim & Co directed by Pierre Jolivet.
15-05-2008

New Slovenian co-production starts shoot

Shooting began March 27 on a new international co-production by Slovene director Damjan Kozole called Slovenka, or Slovenian Girl. The budget for the film is €1.52 million.
26-03-2008

Slovenian films breaking all records

Slovenian films are popular as never before domestically. Of the 25 films currently being screened in Ljubljana, one-fifth were made in Slovenia, according to the Slovenian daily Delo.
17-02-2008

New Slovenian film released

Estrellita, the latest feature by Metod Pevec, was released to Slovenian cinemas in late January with simultaneous premiere screenings at two different Ljubljana cinemas, according to the Slovenian government communications…
13-02-2008

Shooting under way for new Slovenian film Transition

Shooting is under way for the new Slovenian film Transition by director Boris Palčič. The screenplay is based on the novel by Vladimir Nardin with the same title.
12-02-2008

Slovenia screens two co-productions at Berlinale

Two Slovenian co-productions are being screened in the "Panorama" section of the official Berlinale program. One is Love and Other Crimes by the Serbian director Stefan Arsenijević, a Serbian-German-Slovenian co-production…
11-02-2008

Roosters Breakfast tops 140,000 admissions

The director of Rooster's Breakfast, the biggest Slovenian box office hit in the last four years, says he's surprised by the film's success. Director Marko Nabersnik picked up the Great…
23-01-2008

Fourth Gold Roll for Roosters Breakfast (update)

The smash hit Rooster´s Breakfast has surpassed all recent admissions records in Slovenia, having now passed the 100,000 mark since its opening Oct. 18.
16-12-2007

Ljubljana IFF to screen over 100 films

The 18th Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe), the biggest event of its kind in Slovenia, will feature over 100 films during its two-week run Nov. 7-21. The festival will open…
30-10-2007

Slovene filmmakers continue protest against Film Fund, Culture Ministry (update)

Slovene filmmakers, some of whom boycotted the 10th Festival of Slovenian film in Portoroz earlier this month, are continuing their protests against the Slovene Film Fund and the Ministry of…
29-10-2007

Postwar documentary wins Slovenian Vesna prize for best film

A documentary about the children of victims of post-World War II killings, Children from Petricek Hill by Miran Zupanic, took the Vesna Award for best film at the 10th Festival…
16-10-2007

World premiere Saturday of Slovenian film Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death, a short feature film by young director Kristjan Vrtačnik will see its world premiere on Saturday at the 10th Festival of Slovenian Film in Portoroz
11-10-2007

Slovenian Film Festival expands beyond domestic borders

The Slovenian Film Festival, which opened Sunday for its 10th year, is featuring two new sections designed to extend the festival's horizons beyond domestic borders in advance of Slovenia's presidency…
08-10-2007