What's Slovak in Berlin


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Berlinale and European Film Market give you an opportunity to meet talented Slovak filmmakers and producers while also catching up with Slovak cinema at market screenings.

Three Slovak film were selected for the festival’s program. In the Encounters competition you can find animated feature film White Plastic Sky directed by Tibor Bánóczki and Sarolta Szabó, co-produced by Slovak company Artichoke and by Radio and Television Slovakia.

She – Hero, a new film by Mira Fornay, produced by her company MIRAFOX, will premere at Generation Kplus section.

Viera Čákanyová’s documentary Notes from Eremocene, produced by her company Guča, was selected for Forum section.

Another animated film selected for Panorama, The Siren directed by Sepideh Farsi, has connection to our film industry as major part of the animation was made in Slovak studio Blue Faces.

The European Children's Film Association will award the best films of 2022 at the Berlinale and two Slovak films are nominated: How I Learned to Fly directed by Radivoje Andrić and co-prduced by Silverart and Suzie in the Garden directed by Lucie Sunková and co-produced by Superfilm.

Slovak participant at the Emerging Producers program, a promotional and educational project of the Ji.hlava IDFF, is Tereza Tokárová.

Market screenings schedule include Petr Václav’s Il Boemo, Mariana Čengel Solčanská’s The Chambermaid, Tereza Nvotová’s The Nightsiren, and Mira Erdevicki’s Leaving to Remain.