Slovenia Awaits New Cinema Law

LJUBLJANA: The Ministry of Culture of Republic of Slovenia has drafted a proposal of a law which will restructure the national film institution and its funding, as well as introduce…

FNE at Berlinale 2014: Slovenian Films in Berlin

This year in Berlin, the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC) will once again set up a stand in the Martin Gropius Bau building, where it is going to provide information about…

PRODUCTION: Marko Naberšnik in Postproduction with The Woods Are Still Green

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian hit film director Marko Naberšnik is finishing work on The Woods Are Still Green, an anti-war drama set during WWI. The Austrian-Slovenian coproduction shot in extreme weather conditions…

FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country Profile: Slovenia

Slovenia’s film production has remained fairly stable, despite the 2012 recession and government budget cuts as well astax increases in 2013 as the government scrambled to prop up its mostly…

Going My Way 2 Continues to Top Slovenian Box Office

LJUBLJANA: Going My Way 2, Miha Hocevar’s follow up to his 2011 box office hit, landed in the number one spot at the Slovenian box office for the third week…

FESTIVALS: Miele Wins LIFFe Kingfisher Award

LJUBLJANA: Miele by Valeria Golino collected the main prize of the 24th Ljubljana Film Festival.

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…