• International Competition of Feature Films/600 míľ

  • International Competition of Feature Films/Čierny kôň

  • International Competition of Feature Films/Goob

  • Sopka Ixcanul

  • International Competition of Feature Films/45 rokov

  • International Competition of Feature Films/Malá z rybárne

  • International Competition of Feature Films/Modris

  • International Competition of Feature Films/Sangailino leto

  • International Competition of Feature Films/Sivas

  • International Competition of Feature Films/Slow West

  • International Competition of Feature Films/Súrodenecká láska

Blue Angel for Best Film goes to Ixcanul

26.06.2015

Blue Angel for Best Film  goes to IxcanulJayro Bustamante and his team show us a very intimate family story among the indigenous people in Guatemala, avoiding ethnologic clichés, exoticism and sentimentality. The delicate relationship between a mother and her daughter is challenged by a very harsh social reality. The jury appreciates the humble, but esthetically rich approach to the indigenous community and the nature in which they are immersed.Blue Angel for Best Director goes to James...


Kukura: The role of a lifetime

26.06.2015

If I get to kingdom come and meet everyone who’s won the Actor’s Mission Award, it’ll be a lovely bash. There are many of them I’d like to meet in person, says Juraj Kukura. He accepts the award himself this afternoon. Allegedly receiving the award is much nicer than not receiving it. Aside from acting, recently onstage for the most part, you’ve run Bratislava’s Arena Theatre for 13 years now. At this point, are you more an actor or a manager?Actor. Kukura is the role of a lifetime....


Every film so far has had a ray of hope

23.06.2015

What makes a film good? According to film historian Laura Aimone, veteran of numerous world-class festivals, it’s when the viewer not only loses their concept of time, but forgets entirely that they’re at the cinema. The member of the Main Jury for Art Film Fest’s International Competition of Feature Films says that such a film can also help you solve a problem you’ve got on your mind. The films that appear in festival competitions are often described as “nothing but doom and gloom”. Is...