Section In the House will present Slovak films made in the previous year, but also two films that will be premiered at the festival: Stanislav Párnický’s Cherry Boy is a story of an actor who suffered stroke and amnesia and now is recollecting his memories; and long delayed The Corpse Must Die by script-writer and director Jozef Paštéka, a tragicomic story about difficulties of romantic relationships.
Martin Šulík’s Gypsy, awarded four prizes at the Karlovy Vary IFF, will be screened, too, as well as two documentaries: a portrait of a famous actress and the Honorary President of the Cinematik IFF The Extraordinary Life of Božidara Turzonovová by Yvonne Vavrová; and Now That We Love You by Peter Hodál and Zuzana Líšková about the last year’s pre-election political campaigns.
Four parts of Slovak Cinema series will be also presented. It is a series of auteur documentaries on various topics about Slovak cinema. The Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica have each their own blocks of student films. Department of Intermedia and Digital Media of the latter one also produced Videoart that will be screened every day during the festival.