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In the House

Current Slovak cinema premieres, television novelties, but also a film review of students Works from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica. The Slovak cinematography is extremely lively and Cinematik selects the most interesting documentary and fiction titles.

  • Saturday 16. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Homeland of Silence

    Ticho na poli

    SK, 2022, 27 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Štefánia Lovasová

    After the recent attacks in a small Eastern Slovak village, everyone stops talking to Ivanka, as if she was the one who caused the conflicts. Looking for modesty in people and in relationships, Ivanka discovers the odd feeling of losing…

  • Saturday 16. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Dinner for 2, Breakfast for 1

    Večera pre 2, Raňajky pre 1

    SK, 2022, 5 min.; sk, en / en sub

    Director: Kristína Žilinčárová

    A young woman who craves for more recounts the story of a special dinner. A film about eating and female desire that genre-wise oscillates between fashion film, horror, video clip, and drama.

  • Saturday 16. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Connected

    Connected

    SK, 2022, 9 min.; bez dialógov / no dialogues

    Director: Peter S. Kološ

    Young girl travels to school by the sea using her futuristic vehicle. She does this on a daily basis. This time, however, the battery in her device is critically low and she needs to stop as soon as possible. She…

  • Saturday 16. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Standing Still

    Nablízku

    SK, 2022, 26 min.; sk, hu / en sub

    Director: Monika Mahútová

    27-year-old Anna lives with her mother Hana in a small town near the Slovak-Hungarian border. Anna has dreams that will never come true as long as she stays there, living with her mother. Hana, as a woman who has experienced…

  • Thursday 14. 09. 20:30

    Arta

    Stepne

    Stepne

    UA/DE/PL/SK, 2023, 117 min.; ua, ru / sk tit

    Director: Maryna Vroda

    The feature film Stepne was co-produced in Slovakia and tells the story of a few days in the life of a man who comes to a small Ukrainian village to take care of his dying mother. Once respected by his…

  • Friday 15. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    We didn’t ask to be saved

    Nežiadali sme o záchranu

    SK, 2023, 25 min.; ua / sk tit

    Director: Mariia Yurchenko

    A story about everyday life in a new country and the difficulties associated with separation and uncertainty about the future. Is it possible to build the future without the present? Is it possible to live in the present without leaving…

  • Friday 15. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Shades of Light

    Odtiene svetla

    SK, 2023, 26 min.; sk

    Director: Dáša Ferková

    The short documentary film tells the story of Viera Karasová, a productive and purposeful middle-aged woman, a pianist who teaches and composes music with perfect hearing. However, she has been blind since birth. Even though she struggles with the burdens…

  • Friday 15. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Scattered Nest

    Rozptýlené hniezdo

    SK, 2023, 28 min.; be / sk tit

    Director: Valery Neskaradziany

    The family’s journey for political asylum turns into a struggle for survival. The Shymko family is trapped in Belarus, but their dreams transcend borders. The family undergoes a civil “reincarnation”, a process not everyone is able or willing to endure.

  • Thursday 14. 09. 20:00

    Fontána Cinema

    Photophobia

    Photophobia

    SK/CZ/UA, 2023, 71 min.; ua / en sub / sk sub

    Director: Ivan Ostrochovský, Pavol Pekarčík

    On a cold February morning, 12-year-old Niki and his family arrive at the Kharkiv metro station to take shelter from the terrifying war raging outside. For Niki’s family, daylight is synonymous with mortal danger, and the boy is not allowed…

  • Saturday 16. 09. 11:00

    House of Arts

    Restore Point

    Bod obnovy

    CZ/SK, 2023, 118 min.; cz / en sub

    Director: Robert Hloz

    In 2041, when humanity uses very advanced technologies, the constitution guarantees all citizens the right to “one whole life”. After an unnatural death, such as a car accident or a terrorist attack, a person can be restored from their digital…