14-07-2008

First Slovenian film retrospective heads to New York

Written by Nerina T.Kocjancic
At the Crossroads: Slovenian Cinema, the first retrospective of the history of Slovenian cinema which will take place at the Walter Reade Theater in New York July 16-22.

Programme selector Richard Pena will present the 13 most influential films of the Slovenian cinema. The retrospective will open with Rooster's Breakfast by Marko Nebersnik, with the director in attendance. Slovenian cinema expert Joseph Valencic will present his views on the films. An additional seven contemporary films and five from the Yugoslav era will be screened.

The retrospective is supported by the Slovenian Film Fund and the Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia and organised with the cooperation of the Lincoln Film Society.

For more information on the program and films, go to the FNE press release section, or go tohttp://www.filmlinc.com/wrt/onsale/slovenia.html