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  SOUL AT PEACE to compete for the Crystal Globe at Karlovy Vary IFF
03.05.2009
Slovak film SOUL AT PEACE by Vlado Balko has been selected for the Official Selection – Competition at 44. Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2009 (July 3 - 11).
  Strawberry Wine in Polish Cinemas
30.04.2009
Polish-Slovak coproduction film Strawberry Wine (dir. Dariusz Jablonski, PL – SK 2007) will be released in Polish Cinemas, a year after the Slovak cinema release (April 10, 2008). The film will be premiered on Saturday May 2, 2009 in Jasliska (border town in Small Beskydy, Low Tatras), the location where most of the shooting took place.
  Board Members Appointed to Slovakia's New Audiovisual
Fund

07.04.2009
On March 30, 2009, Marek Maďarič, Minister of Culture of the Slovak Republic, appointed 9 professionals from the Slovak audiovisual industry who will begin their six-year term as board members of the newly-established Audiovisual Fund. The Fund is aimed at the promotion, support and development of audiovisual culture and industry ofthe Slovak Republic.
  Slovak films at „European Cinema from New Wave to New Wave“
New York

01.04.2009
European Cinema from New Wave to New Wave, held April 16 – 23, 2009 in New York, USA, is a review of European cinematography, organised by the Czech Center New York in Bohemian National Hall. Slovak cinematography will be represented by two Slovak films: Blind Loves (d. Juraj Lehotský, 2008) and Music (d. Juraj Nvota, 2008) – both in the section DISAPPEARING ACT.
  Blind Loves honoured with more awards
27.03.2009
The feature debut of director Juraj Lehotský Blind Loves became the most successful film of the Association of Slovak Film Clubs in 2008 and the second most successful Slovak document in the era of an independent state. In the last week the film was honoured with two awards and the total amount has incresed to the number 14.
  Slovak films in cinemas abroad
27.03.2009
In the last few weeks two Slovak films were released in cinemas abroad: Music (d. Juraj Nvota) and Blind Loves (d. Juraj Lehotský). Music was released on March 6, 2009 in the cinema Babylon, Berlin. Blind Loves, in the distribution of the company Cirko-film, is available in Hungarian cinemas since March 19, 2009.
  Last Caravan at the 16. "Days of European Film" in Czech Republic
21.03.2009
The Slovak documentary Last Caravan (d. Peter Beňovský, 2008) will be screened at the Days of European film review. The event, taking place April 16 – 23, 2009 in Prague, April 25 – 30, 2009 in Brno and April 27 – 30, 2009 in Olomouc is held for the 16th time.
  Slovak films at Rome Independent Film Festival 2009
14.03.2009
The 8. Rome Independent Film Festival (RIFF), held March 19 - 27, 2009, is a seven-day European and international new independent films event. As well as offering the chance for young filmmakers to present their work to the general public at film screenings, RIFF offers a series of special events designed to stimulate enthusiasm and create discussion: retrospectives, seminars and workshops on various aspects of cinema, as well as exhibitions, collaborations with theatre, dance, fashion, and music concerts. Slovak cinematography will be represented by two Slovak films: Blind Loves (d. Juraj Lehotský, 2008) in the Documentary section and Small Celebrations (d. Zdeněk Tyc, 2008) – in the International Feature film competition.
  Slovak films at the 12. European Union Film Festival in Chicago
14.03.2009
For over 30 years, the Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has presented world-class independent, international, and classic cinema. Renamed in honor of the late film critic in 2000, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents approximately 1,500 screenings and 100 guest artist appearances a year to over 65,000 film enthusiasts at its modern facilities which have been operating since June 2001 at 164 N. State St. The Gene Siskel Center is the organiser of the European Union Film Festival, which will be held March 6 – April 2, 2009 for the 12th time. Slovakia will be pepresented by films Music (d. Juraj Nvota, 2008) and Blind Loves (d. Juraj Lehotský, 2008).
  IFF Sofia 2009
08.03.2009
During the 13th edition of the International Film Festival in Sofia (Bulgaria), held March 5 – 15, 2009, the Slovak republic will be represented by films Music (d. Juraj Nvota, 2008) – in the European Screen section and Blind Loves (d. Juraj Lehotský, 2008) – in the Documentary Competion section.

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updated: 07.12.2013