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Animateka to screen a significant Slovak programme

Slovak animation is not just about Viktor Kubal. The guests and visitors of the International Festival of Animation Films Animateka in Ljubljana will be able discover various animation filmmakers this edition. After last year's awarded Slovak film The Last Bus by Martin Snopek and Ivana Laučíková and Who's There? by Vanda Raýmanová, the organizers decided to focus on Slovak animation during its 9th edition. The festival started yesterday, December 3 and will run until December 9, 2012.

The Focus will offer a collection of Slovak animation - from the first successful titles to the contemporary animation, awarded at various film festivals. The audience will have a chance to watch not only films by the famous animation filmmaker Viktor Kubal (Brigand JurkoEarth, Promotion, Chess, The Ladder, The Idol, Puf and Muf at Home, Whitebeard and the Dog), various archive animation films - The Statue, Till the Handle Breaks Off  and The Lot by Jaroslava Havettová, The Eye by Juraj Bindzár, The Giant and the Stone-cutter by Blanka Šperková, The Totem by Vladimír Pikalík and Ivan Popovič, The Queues by Helena Slavíková-Rabarová, Little Mouse Cooked Some Grits by Vladimír Herold, Cock-A-Doodle-Doo by František Jurišič, Town on Danube by Rudolf Urc, The Umbrella and The Virgin Land by Ondrej Slivka. 

New animation films were also included into the Animateka selection: The Last Bus by Ivana Laučíková and Martin Snopek, Stones by Katarína Kerekesová, Four by Ivana Šebestová, Fat Fatal by Michaela Čopíková, Viliam by Veronika Obertová and In the Box by Michal Struss. The student works of the VŠMU film school will be also presented.

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Related AIC articles:
Slovak films awarded at Animateka 2011

published: 04.12.2012
updated: 12.12.2012