FESTIVALS: Slovak and Czech Films at 20th Bratislava IFF

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    BRATISLAVA: The 20th Bratislava IFF, which runs 29 November – 2 December, has transformed the Made in Slovakia section to a selection of Slovak and Czech films, with several Slovak/Czech coproductions.

    The ten films include five full length films and five short student films. They range from a Slovak experimental short documentary student film to the award-winning coproduction Winter Flies by the Prague-based Slovenian director Olmo Omerzu.

    The complete list of films in the Made in CZ/SK follows:

    Breaking News (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Tomas Bojar
    Produced by Cinema Arsenal, i/o post, Sounderground, Bystrouška
    Supported by the Czech Film Fund

    Domestique (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
    Directed by Adam Sedlak
    Produced by Shore Points (Czech Republic), Sentimentalfilm (Slovakia)

    Extraction (Slovakia)
    Directed by Katerina Hronikova
    Produced by VŠMU

    Journey (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Marek Jasaň
    Produced by Artichoke (Czech Republic), Animation People (Slovakia), VŠMU

    King Skate (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Šimon Šafránek
    Produced by Negativ, the Czech Television, Magiclab

    Talks with TGM (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
    Directed by Jakub Červenka
    Produced by Bedna Films (Czech Republic), Fantomas Production (Slovakia)
    Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund

    The Trip (Slovakia)
    Directed by Daniel Rihák
    Produced by VŠMU

    Therapy by Traveling (Slovakia)
    Directed by Michal Baránek
    Produced by VŠMU

    Vampire Sushi (Slovakia)
    Directed by Marek Fischer, Jakub Cheban, Michaela Hošková
    Produced by VŠMU

    Winter Flies / Zimske muhe (Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, France)
    Directed by Olmo Omerzu
    Cinematography by Lukáš Milota
    Produced by endorfilm 
    Coproduced by Punkchart Films, KoskinoCvinger FilmCzech Television and Rougue International
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Czech Film CentreSlovak Film InstituteSlovenski filmski center and Javna agencija RS