Last year Cinematik held retrospective of Alain Resnais films and together with Slovak Film Institute published book Alain Resnais: Kinematografia mozgu (Alain Resnais: Cinema of the Brain).
Velvet Terrorists by Pavol Pekarčík, Ivan Ostrochovský and Peter Kerekes were awarded The Tagesspiegel Readers’ Prize at Berlinale where they were presented at Forum section.
Among the selected films there are some Slovak documentaries that you may know form Cinematik, too: New Life of Family Album, Miners’ Bread, Cooking History, Disease of the Third Power.
MUBI chose the best movie posters of year and films by few of our favorite directors are also mentioned: Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio, and Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives.
Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing wins European Film Award as best European Documentary. The film was also named the best film of 2013 by Sight&Sound last week.
Cinematik.doc Award winner Normalization by Robert Kirchhoff had a successful week at two important documentary film festivals.
The main prizes of the Cinematik IFF go to Thomas Vinterberg’s The Hunt as the best European film of the year and Robert Kirchhoff’s Normalization as the best Slovak documentary.