Film

Jakubisko - the best-known name in Slovak cinema ©yarrick/ Jakubisko Film. SE

Jakubisko – the best-known name in Slovak cinema ©yarrick/ Jakubisko Film. SE

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Slovakia’s film industry is mostly spearheaded by the incredibly talented master of fairy tale and fantasy, Jakubisko – along with a couple of lesser-known but also extremely talented directors. But the docu-film front has grown substantially in recent years, with a wave of film makers speaking out with refreshing, often daring and risky honesty about Slovakia past and present. It’s no exaggeration to say that all-told, it’s through film that an international audience can best gauge what Slovakia is like – mainly because Slovak literature is not always translated and Slovak music is rarely aired in other countries. So in this chapter we endeavour to shine light on all this a little more…

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