FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2013 Siska de Luxe

COTTBUS: Slovenian director Jan Cvitkovic returns to form with a bittersweet slacker comedy, Siska de Luxe produced by Alex Pavlin of Perfo.

FESTIVALS: LiFFe 2013 Ready to Roll

LJUBLJANA: The 24th edition of the Ljubljana IFF, LiFFe opens on 6 November 2013, running through 17 November, with a ten films vying in the main competition for the Kingfisher…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana

This month we speak to Simon Popek who is managing the two cinema halls of Cankarjev dom Cultural and Congress Centre. This modern construction located in the heart of Ljubljana…

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers 2013: Marina Gumzi

FNE interviews Slovenian documentary producer Marina Gumzi, selected to participate in the 2013 Emerging Producers workshop at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival.

Slovenia Adds Second DTT Multiplex

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian public broadcaster RTV Slovenija announced that the country’s second DTT multiplex has gone into operation.

Slovenian Duo Dual and Class Enemy Break into Top Ten perform well at Slovenian box office

LJUBLJANA: A pair of Slovenian films have emerged as fall box office hits: Dual by Nejc Gazvoda and Class Enemy by Rok Biček. Both films also had strong showings at…

FNE at Portoroz 2013: Class Enemy Takes Main Prize

PORTOROZ: Rok Bicek’s Venice Critics’ Week winner Class Enemy won the Vesna Award for best feature film (producer Triglav Film) at the 16th Festival of Slovenian Film which ended on…

FNE at Portoroz Slovenian FF 2013: Panic for Adults

PORTOROZ: The debut feature film by Barbara Zemljič is a comic melodrama about a content middle-aged woman whose seemingly stable world starts to crumble when she is overcome by a…

FNE at Portoroz Slovenian FF 2013: Seeking a Home with Seduce Me

PORTOROZ: The protagonist of this Slovenian love story, written and edited by Marko Šantić, is 19-year old Luka, who is leaving the orphanage where he has spent his last 9…

FNE TV AVP Live !: Jožko Rutar, Director, Slovenian Film Centre

FNE asked Jožko Rutar, Director of the Slovenian Film Centre, how regional coproductions are helping to bring Slovenian films to audiences beyond Slovenia and what policies are shaping national support…

FNE at Portoroz Slovenian FF 2013: Singing the Adria Blues

PORTOROZ: The story of a certain generation revolving around Toni Riff, the former Yugoslav rock star from the 80s who came to Slovenia during the Balkan war to marry his…

FNE at Portoroz Slovenian FF 2013: More Scouting Mischief Leads to Laughs

PORTOROZ: The most successful domestic film in the history of Slovenian cinema has finally had its highly anticipated sequel, screening at the 16th Portoroz fest, running 11-15 September. As implied…

FNE at Portoroz: Chefurs Explores Migrant Tensions

PORTOROZ: With a title using the pejorative term for inhabitants of Slovenia who are of Serbian, Bosnian or Croatian descent, Chefurs raus, screening at the Portoroz fest, was also a…

FNE at Portoroz: Class Enemy Builds Suspense

PORTOROZ: A debut feature by director Rok Biček, Class Enemy, screening at the Portoroz fest, is a youth drama revolving around the suicide of a young girl. Her classmates are…

FNE at KVIFF East of the West 2013: Adria Blues

LJUBLJANA: Miroslav Mandić’s tragic-comedy, which has its world premiere on 4 July 2013 in East of the West Competition of Karlovy Vary IFF ( www.kviff.com ), looks at contemporary post-Yugoslavia…

FNE at KVIFF East of the West Dual

Nejc Gazvoda’s second film is love story between a young Danish woman and a young Slovene woman meeting at the precise moment when they shouldn’t have met.

FNE Cannes Preview 2013: Slovenian Films in Cannes 2013

From 15 to 26 May the 66th International Film Festival is taking place in Cannes. During the festival the film market, where the Slovenian Film Centre is to represent Slovenia…

FNE at Berlinale 2013: Slovenian Participation at the Berlinale 2013

Information Courtesy of Slovenian Film Agnecy BERLIN: This year the 63rd Berlin Film Festival, taking place from 7 to 17 February, is also marked by two Slovenian actors, which has…

Czechs, Slovaks and Slovenes Team Up in Berlin

The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia are fielding a joint Central European Cinema stand at the European Film Market during the Berlinale, running through 17 February 2013.

FESTIVALS: Serbia Wins LIFFe 2012

LJUBLJANA: Clip, a Serbian drama directed by Maja Milos about a teenage girl who videotapes her life on her mobile phone, took the Kingfisher Award as the best film at…