Market Screenings

Market Screening

The Chambermaid (Slúžka)

SK – CZ, 2022, 115 min., fiction
Director: Mariana Čengel Solčanská

Just before the World War, a fifteen-year-old povertystricken Anne from a small Slovak town is sent to Prague to work as a maid in a wealthy family. She meets Resi, the daughter of a noble family, who was born and raised to be an adornment and a trophy of the house, of her family, of Austria-Hungary. Anne and Resi, two girls born in the same year, but at different ends of the social ladder, find a soulmate in each other. They become best friends, lovers and the only light in a male-dominated world.

Production: Bright Sight Pictures (SK), CINEART TV Prague (CZ), Czech Television (CZ)
Festivals & Sales: Picture Tree International

May 20 | 16:00 | online #3

Market Screening

Nightsiren (Svetlonoc)

SK – CZ, 2022, 105 min., fiction
Director: Tereza Nvotová

A young woman returns to her native village in the mountains, searching for answers about her troubled childhood. As she tries to uncover the long-buried truth, dark ancient legends seem to come to life, leading to the local villagers accusing her of witchcraft.

Production: BFILM (SK), moloko film (CZ), RTVS (SK)
Festivals & Sales: Intramovies

May 20 | 16:00 | Palais F
May 21 | 16:00 | Palais #F online

White Plastic Sky (Műanyag égbolt)

2023, HU – SK, 110 min., animated feature film
Director: Tibor Bánóczki, Sarolta Szabó

By the year 2123, fertile soil will disappear from Earth. The flora and fauna will become extinct. Before the total disaster, scientists develop an extremely nutritious plant which can grow from living human flesh only. The city of Budapest lives in total isolation. The remaining population is divided into two groups: those who eat and those who feed them.

Production: Salto Films (HU), Artichoke (SK), Proton Cinema (HU), Radio and Television Slovakia (SK)
Festivals & Sales: Films Boutique

Market screenings:
May 20 | 16:00 | Olympia 3
May 21 | 16:00 | Olympia #3 online