Slovakia Selects Eva Nová as Oscar Bid

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    BRATISLAVA: Marko Škop’s debut feature Eva Nová is Slovakia's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Academy Awards.

    Eva Nova by Marko SkopEva Nová has been selected by the Slovak Television and Film Academy as the country’s bid for the Oscars. The film tells the story of a once famous actress and recovering alcoholic, who is trying to regain the love of her son.

    The film is a Slovak/Czech coproduction between Artileria and Sirius Films (CZ), Filmpark production (SK), Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska (SK), with the support of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the MEDIA Programme, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic.

    The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2015, where it won the FIPRESCI Discovery Award.