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  Slovak films on a "winning strike"
Slovak films continued to be successful during April, as well. At the beginning of the month, My Dog Killer and Lidice received awards at the Titanic IFF, My Dog Killer then "scored" two awards at the Finále in Pilsen, not far away from where Made in Ash was awarded with a Special Mention of the Jury in Linz. The "winning strike" is closing with yet another win for Made in Ash, which by receiving a Special Mention at the Neisse FF successfully leapt into a new month.
  Peter Dubecký elected for a second term of office
The selection of a new General Manager of the Slovak Film Instiute took place on April 25, 2013. After a public hearing of two candidates, the present director - Peter Dubecký, was selected by the Council of the Slovak Film Institute. The selection was held upon the Audiovisual Act No. 343/2007 and the Slovak Film Institute statute.
  Slovak films at April festivals
Slovak films have a busy spring ahead: during April, they will be presented to audiences at various events - from the 12th Rome Independent Film Festival, 20th Titanic IFF in Budapest, 13th goEast Wiesbaden FF and Disappearing Act V, to the 10th Crossing Europe FF in Linz, 20th IFAF Stuttgart and 20th Hot Docs Toronto.
  Slovak films gain success in March
Slovak films received several interesting awards during March: successful were Mira Fornay's My Dog Killer, Marek Mackovič's Okhwan: Mission Impossible and The Exhibition by duo Peter Begányi and Andrej Kolenčík.
  Successful Slovak films will be presented at the Showcase of Slovak and Czech films in Ljubljana
The showcase of the Czech and Slovak film in Ljubljana called Hand In Hand: New Czech And Slovak Cinema that will be held from March 28 – April 7, 2013 is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the split of Czecho-Slovakia, as well as to the anniversary of the formation of two independent republics. Its programme consists of 10 films and aims at presenting the recent Czech and Slovak cinema, with Czecho-Slovak ties well represented by a number of natural co-productions.
  The Czechoslovak New Wave presented by the Embassies of Slovakia and the Czech Republic
On February 21, 2013, the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington, DC screened the pioneering film The Sun in a Net (1962) of director Štefan Uher. The screening opened a film series entitled The Golden 60s of Czechoslovak Cinema that was prepared by the Embassies of the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic in the United States.
  Mira Fornay´s My Dog Killer Awarded with the Hivos Tiger Award
The 42nd International Film Festival Rotterdam Hivos Tiger Award went to Mira Fornay´s My Dog Killer.
  Two Slovak films in the programme of Rotterdam IFF
Slovak films started off the New Year very successfully. The 42nd Rotterdam IFF (23. 1. - 3. 2. 2013) included two young Slovak directors' film in its programme in a world premiere: Mira Fornay's My Dog Killer and Mátyás Prikler's Fine, Thanks.
  Slovak films at festivals in January
Slovak films will visit several significant European film festivals in January: they will be available for audiences at 24th Trieste FF (Italy), 25th Premier Plans FF Angers (France), 36th Göteborg IFF (Sweden) and last, but not least at the 42nd Rotterdam IFF (The Netherlands).
  Pour Féliciter 2013
Our history is in our films. Just as we have remembered this for the past fifty years, so we wish for Slovak cinema to continue winning the favour of future generations.

updated: 07.12.2013