Tag Archives: Slovak films

Všetko čo mam rad (Everything that I Want)

I sat watching this in a friend’s flat on dusty Moskovská, in one of those big, old, grey-brown apartment buildings the other side of the Medicka Záhrada, on a late summer evening last year, and felt, perhaps more than with … Continue reading

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Slovensko 2:0 – Slovakia Through the Eyes of Its Film Directors

To celebrate 20 years of their nation’s independent existence in 2013, ten Slovak film makers were asked to explore this question: “How to explain the notion of Slovakia to visitors from another planet?” And Slovensko 2:0 is the result: ten … Continue reading

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Pink Dreams

There’s a moment at the end of one of my favourite Slovak movies, Pink Dreams (or Ruzové Sny) which I really hope is prophetic. At the very least, it has not lost any of its relevance 37 years on and – … Continue reading

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ArtForum’s Slovak Movie Selection

Just a shout-out, really, this post: Bratislava is full of these labyrinthine old streets that, in and around the Old Town and Castle area, secrete serendipitous bars, cafes, galleries and shops. On a cool, crisp night last night we were … Continue reading

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The Wolf Mountains – Slovakia’s Stunning New Wildlife Documentary

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Jeden Svet (One World)

The Jeden Svet international documentary film festival kicked off last night  in my favourite Bratislava cinema, Kino Lumière, and I went along to the opening, which was presented by famous Slovak writer Michal Hvorecký. However, as it was already full … Continue reading

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