Slovenčina                                                              17.10.2017, 05:48
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  Digitally restored animated film Bloody Lady at Lumière festival 2017
The re-release of Viktor Kubal’s Bloody Lady (1980), his second feature inspired by famous Slovak folktale, will take place at the 9th Lumière festival. The film will be screened within the section Archival treasures and curiosities, that offers unique restored archive films from over the world.
  Strong presence of Slovak films at CinEast 2017
The jubilee 10th edition of film festival CinEast in Luxembourg (Oct 5 - 22, 2017) traditionally brings together a strong selection of Slovak films.
  Slovak National Nomination for the Oscars is The Line
The Slovak nomination for the Best Foreign Language Film Award of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), also known as the Oscar, is The Line by Peter Bebjak.
  Russian Cinema Masters and New Russian Films in Bratislava and Piešťany
Cinema Lumière (Sept 27 - Oct 3, 2017) in Bratislava and Dom umenia in Piešťany (Oct 1 -3, 2017) will be the venues of Russian Film Days. With the motto „one film a day“, the event will showcase a selection of the new Russian films including the newest oeuvres of Karen Shakhnazarov, Aleksei Mizgirev or Andrei Konchalovsky.
  Slovak Films Again in Australia
It is for the fifth time that Australia welcomes Czech and Slovak films during the one of a kind event Czech and Slovak Film festival in Australia (CaSFFA). As it became some sort of a habit, the 2017 edition once again introduced several changes – already in July, the new venue, Brisbane, introduced a selection of master pieces of Juraj Herz, and Sydney is only saying brief good-bye this year to welcome you in March 2018. Nevertheless, it all starts in Melbourne (September 15 – 23) and continues in Canberra (October 11 – 14), Perth (October 18 - 21) and Sydney (October 27 – 28, and march 2018).
  Two Slovak Films at Toronto IFF 2017
The 42nd Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 7 – 17, 2017) introduces two Slovak films within its rich programme. Sidebar Contemporary World Cinema features Nina by Juraj Lehotský and Short Cuts premieres a short student film Magic Moments by Martina Buchelová.
  Slovak films at Cinematik 2017
The 12th edition of International Film Festival Cinematik brings together not only a selection of European films, but also sixteen Slovak films - many of them in their premieres. The festival takes place on Sept 12 – 17, 2017 in Piešťany.
  The Teacher selected for EFA Selection 2017
The European Film Academy announced this year’s selection of 51 films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards. The list includes three Slovak films: The Teacher (d. Jan Hřebejk) and two minority co-productions Ice Mother (d. Bohdan Sláma) and Spoor (d. Agnieszka Holland).

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