FESTIVALS: Slovenian Animateka Announces Pitching and Competition Titles

LJUBLJANA: The 17th edition of Animateka will screen 33 short animated films at this year’s festival, which will be held online from 30 November to 9 December 2020. Six projects…
26-11-2020

Slovenian Arthouse Cinemas See Grants Cut By Half

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian arthouse cinemas, already struggling for survival from COVID closures and capacity restrictions, are now facing funding cuts of nearly half from the Slovenian Ministry of Culture.
25-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Greek/Polish/Slovenian Apples Wins 2020 Ljubljana IFF

LJUBLJANA: The Greek/Polish/Slovenian coproduction drama Apples / Sadeži pozabe by Christos Nikou won the Kingfisher Award for best film at the 31st Ljubljana IFF.
23-11-2020

OBITUARY: Slovenian Distributor Janko Čretnik

LJUBLJANA: One of the most respected and influential Slovenian distributors Janko Čretnik died on 13 November 2020 at the age of 63.
16-11-2020

European Organsations Support Slovenian Film Community Over Blocked Government Funding

WARSAW: Nine leading European and international film organisations have issued a statement in support of the Slovenian film community over the government’s blockage of funding.
13-11-2020

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2020: Five Films Compete for Main Award Online

LJUBLJANA: Only five films will compete for the main prize of the 31st Ljubljana IFF, which will be held online from 11 to 24 November 2020. Among them are Christos…
09-11-2020

Slovene Animated Film Association Announces 2020 Awards

LJUBLJANA: Mury the Cat – The Big Game and The War of The Words Or The Respectful Silence received the top awards for 2020 from the Slovene Animated Film Association…
04-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Slovenian Animateka 2020 Goes Online

LJUBLJANA: The 17th edition of the Slovenian festival of animated film Animateka has announced that the festival will take place in an extended hybrid online and in-person format on 30…
03-11-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Slovenia Selects Stories From the Chestnut Woods as Oscar Candidate

LJUBLJANA: Gregor Božič’s debut feature Stories From the Chestnut Woods / Zgodbe iz kostanjevih gozdov is Slovenia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in…
02-11-2020

Delayed Payments Jeopardise Slovenian Film Production

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian filmmakers are disappointed and concerned about not receiving funds for various film projects through already signed contracts with the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC) for several months. Many of…
26-10-2020

Slovenian Cinemas Close Again

LJUBLJANA: Cinemas are forced to close again according to new regulations issued by the Slovenian government due to the rising number of COVID-19 infections in Slovenia. This second closing is…
19-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Festival of Slovenian Film 2020 Ends with No Main Award

LJUBLJANA: The 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film, which ran in Ljubljana from 6 to 11 October 2020, ended with no grand prix for the main Vesna Award for best full-length…
12-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Paradise – A Second Life

LJUBLJANA: Davide Del Degan's crime comedy Paradise – A Second Life / Paradise – Una nuova vita / Paradiž – novo življenje will be screened in the competition of the…
07-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Don't Forget to Breathe

LJUBLJANA: Martin Turk's third feature film Don't Forget to Breathe / Ne pozabi dihati will be screened in the competition of the 23nd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11…
06-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Exemplary Behaviour

LJUBLJANA: Audrius Mickevičius and Nerijus Milerius's long documentary Exemplary Behaviour will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This Lithuanian/Bulgarian/Slovenian/Italian…
06-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Arson

LJUBLJANA: Majda Širca's fifth documentary Arson / Požig will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This Slovenian long documentary…
05-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Breakthrough

LJUBLJANA: Dejan Babošek's third feature Breakthrough / Preboj will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This Slovenian war drama…
05-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Ivan Bolle – A Lonesome Rider

LJUBLJANA: Matjaž Žbontar's Ivan Bolle – A Lonesome Rider / Ivan Bolle – Volk samotar will be screened in the competition of the 23nd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana…
02-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Asymmetry

LJUBLJANA: Maša Nešković's Asymmetry / Asimetrija will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This Serbian/Slovenian/Italian coproduction is a fiction…
02-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Wonder When You'll Miss Me

LJUBLJANA: Francesco Fei's road film Wonder When You'll Miss Me / Mi chiedo quando ti manchero’ / Sprašujem se, kdaj me boš pogrešala will be screened in the competition of…
01-10-2020