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International Film Festival Berlin


Slovak Cinema at Berlinale 2023

February 16 – 22, 2023  Berlin  Germany


What's Slovak in Berlin 2023?

The Database of New & Upcoming Slovak Films

  Generation Kplus: She – Hero
Adventure film She – Hero (2023) by Mira Fornay will world premiere in the Berlinale's competition section Generation Kplus.
  Interview with Mira Fornay
Interview with Mira Fornay, director, scriptwriter and producer of She – Hero.
  Encounters: White Plastic Sky
Animated feature debut White Plastic Sky (2023) by Tibor Bánóczki & Sarolta Szabó will world premiere in the Berlinale's competition section Encounters.
  Interview with Juraj Krasnohorský
Interview with Juraj Krasnohorský, producer of White Plastic Sky.
  Forum: Notes from Eremocene
Notes from Eremocene (2023) by Viera Čákanyová will world premiere in the Berlinale's Forum section.
  Interview with Viera Čákanyová
Interview with Viera Čákanyová, director of Notes from Eremocene.
  Slovak Films for Children Nominated for the ECFA Award
The European Children's Film Association will award the best films of 2022 at the Berlinale in three categories. Two Slovak co-production films are nominated: summer comedy How I Learned to Fly in the Feature Film category, and poetical animation Suzie in the Garden in the Short Film category. Members of the association will decide the winner and the awards will be given on February 18 during the Berlinale 2023.
  Emerging Producers 2023: Tereza Tokárová
Emerging Producers is a promotional and educational project of the Ji.hlava IDFF, which brings together talented European documentary film producers. Since 2017, following the success of the previous five editions, the programme was extended with an additional four-day meeting in Berlin and the producers’ presentation during the Berlinale. Slovak Emerging Producer 2023 is Tereza Tokárová.
  Market Screenings EFM 2023
Market screenings schedule includes Il Boemo (d. Petr Václav), Leaving to Remain (d. Mira Erdevički), The Chambermaid (d. Mariana Čengel Solčanská), Nightsiren (d. Tereza Nvotová) and White Plastic Sky (d. Tibor Bánóczki, Sarolta Szabó).


Rastislav Steranka | Feb 16 – 22 |  
Veronika Krejčová | Feb 16 – 22 |  
Lea Pagáčová  | Feb 16 – 22  |

This year, Slovakia will be present at the European Film Market in Berlin for the 18th time. Together with friends and colleagues from the Czech Republic and Slovenia, under the umbrella of the Central European Cinema, The Slovak Film Institute offers an informational and promotional point for Slovak cinema, and a networking place for Slovak film professionals and their international counterparts.

The Slovak Film Institute team is ready and happy to meet you at the Central European Cinema stand No. 112 in Gropius Bau. We will present recent Slovak films and co-productions, as well as treasures from the National Film Archive. The new edition of the newsletter What's Slovak in Berlin 2023? will be also available, providing information about Slovak representation in Berlin.

Come and meet us at the EFM!

Presentation of Slovak cinema and audiovisual industry at the European Film Market is organized by: Slovak Film Institute, with financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, and Slovak Film Commission, organizational unit of Slovak Audiovisual Fund and in partnership with Slovak Institute in Berlin.

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published: 08.02.2023
updated: 08.02.2023