Slovak films are heading to Budapest
Slovak Film Days in Budapest kick off already this Thursday, Septermber 15! The three-day showcase of Slovak films will carry the slogan: Look into your neighbour´s eyes and will be held in the premisses of Toldi Cinema. Its aim is to present to the Hungarian audience a selection of five successful contemporary Slovak films produced within the last three years, all awarded with the main national prize Sun in a Net. The selection comprises the following films: Eva Nová (2015) by Marko Škop, Children (2014) by Jaro Vojtek, Koza (2015) by Ivan Ostrochovský, The Cleaner (2015) by Peter Bebjak, as well as the Czech and Slovak coproduction feature Home Care (2015) by Slávek Horák.
For a sneak preview check out the gripping trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fwvl1b7nqSc
In addition, another showcase will take place in Budapest parallel to Slovak Film Days, showing films from the Blu-ray collection made in honour of Slovak Presidency at the Council of the European Union. From september to december 2016, eight recognized Slovak films will be presented at the cultural premises Aurora and Kék Ló in Budapest, notably: The Boxer and Death (1962) by Peter Solan, The Sun in a Net (1962) by Štefan Uher, Birdies, Orphans and Fools (1969) by Juraj Jakubisko, Everything I Love(1992) by Martin Šulík, Paper Heads(1995) by Dušan Hanák, The Power of Good – Nicholas Winton (2002) by Matej Mináč, Blind Loves (2008) by Juraj Lehotský and Soul at Peace (2009) by Vladimír Balko.
Both events are held in reference to the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union and aim to enthrall the Hungarian audience by drawing attention on successful contemporary, as well as archive Slovak films and bringing them into the spotlight.