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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.

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Music Box

    Music Box

    SK, 2019, 5 min.; bez dialógov / no dialogues

    Director: Joanna Kozuch

    There is one goal, many ways to reach it; the choice is up to us.

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club

    Jan’s Grain

    Janove zrno

    SK, 2019, 48 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Michal Stašák, Jakub Gajdoš

    The film follows the story of an elderly man who is not satisfied with the current situation of the country. In spite of his lack of knowledge and confused ideologies, he decides to become a presidential candidate and hires young…

  • Sunday 13. 09. 14:00

    House of Arts

    Shadow Country

    Krajina ve stínu

    CZ/SK, 2020, 173 min.; cz

    Director: Bohdan Sláma

    The film tells the story of the inhabitants of a forgotten village close to the Austrian border after the events of the 1930s to 1950s enter their lives. Previously it was essential to till the fields, survive the winter and…

  • Thursday 10. 09. 19:00

    House of Arts

    Servants

    Služobníci

    SK/RO/CZ/IE, 2020, 80 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Ivan Ostrochovský

    It is the year 1980. Michal and Juraj are students at a theological seminary in totalitarian Czechoslovakia. Fearing the dissolution of the school, the tutors are moulding the seminarians into a shape that is satisfactory to the ruling Communist Party.

  • Thursday 10. 09. 21:30

    House of Arts

    Caught in the Net

    V síti

    CZ/SK, 2019, 90 min.; cz

    Director: Vít Klusák, Barbora Chalupová

    3 actresses, 3 rooms, 10 days and 2458 sexual predators. An experiment which urgently opens up a taboo topic of child abuse on the Internet. The documentary talks about a captivating drama of three protagonists alias “twelve-year-old girls” from their…

  • Saturday 12. 09. 10:00

    House of Arts

    Icons / Ferdinand Milučký

    IKONY / Ferdinand Milučký

    SK, 2020, 26 min.; sk, en

    Director: Dorota Vlnová

    Icons is a documentary series about the oldest living generation of Slovak architects—about the generation which reached the peak of its art during socialism and, today, it often doesn’t receive its deserved recognition. The film is not merely a portrait…

  • Saturday 12. 09. 20:00

    Fontana Cinema

    Video Kings

    Králové videa

    CZ, 2020, 82 min.; cz / en sub

    Director: Lukáš Bulava

    This documentary takes you, like an imaginary DeLorean, back to the time when our videos were dominated by voiceovers, movies were bought on the black market and at-home video projections were mass-organized. Come and see how the former pirates, voice…

  • Sunday 13. 09. 11:00

    Fontana Cinema

    Summer Rebels

    Letní rebeli

    SK/DE, 2020, 90 min.; sk

    Director: Martina Saková

    Summer is finally here. Jonáš is excited about spending the holidays with his grandpa Bernard, but with no wife and no job, grandpa is not in the best mood. Jonáš knows that he has think of something; and so, it…

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 14:00

    Fontana Cinema

    Charlatan

    Šarlatán

    CZ/IE/PL/SK, 2020, 118 min.; cz / en sub

    Director: Agnieszka Holland

    The drama of an extraordinary man, reflecting the age-old struggle of the two principles that have controlled the humanity from the very beginning. Good and evil. Love and hate, cruelty and mercy, faith and betrayal. All that in one person…

  • Saturday 12. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    The Pack

    Smečka

    CZ/SK/LV, 2020, 94 min.; cz

    Director: Tomáš Polenský

    The film presents an aggressive group of teenagers who follow exclusively the law of the stronger. Thus the whole group turns into a pack of wolves within which a weaker individual has no chance. The protagonist of the film—Dávid (16)—joins…

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club

    Poetika Anima

    Poetika Anima

    SK, 2018, 5 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Kriss Sagan

    Poetika Anima is a non-narrative animated film based on a lyrical poem created by the synthesis of director’s diary notes. Countless symbols and visual metaphors, along with the original atmospheric music by Frederic Robinson, create a story rich in interpretations…

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    A Manifesto of Despise

    Manifest pohŕdania

    SK, 2019, 8 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Kristián Grupač

    A classical story of a poet born anew comes into existence similarly to the birth of a poem—from the bubbling foamy blood, humiliation and, finally, from the utterance of the only word permanently sleeping under one’s tongue.

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    The March

    Pochod

    SK, 2018, 20 min.; sk, uk / en sub

    Director: Michal Blaško

    After an anonymous violent attack, a 13-year-old girl, Lucia, tells the police that she was attacked by three Roma men. The city’s inhabitants want to express their frustration, so they organize a “march against violence” in the support of the…

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Fire Report

    Požiarne hlásenie

    SK, 2019, 16 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Katarína Jonisová

    Humans instinctively avoid the unknown. The distance that we keep among ourselves results from the fear of the unknown. Elias Canetti says that in mass a person can be set free from the fear of the unknown. Andy Winson’s motivational…

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    R+J

    R+J

    SK, 2019, 6 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Martina Buchelová

    The film talks about the love story that we all know. Juliet knows that she and Romeo are destined to be together. Romeo knows that he and Jessica are destined to be together.

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Trust me

    Ver mi

    SK, 2019, 6 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Zlata Golecová

    The hand cuts its nail and puts it into a flowerpot. While expecting a baby hand, to its surprise, something completely different appears—a baby foot. How will their relationship develop and what will happen?…

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club

    Fighter

    Bojovník

    SK, 2020, 26 min.; sk, cz / en sub

    Director: Matúš Men

    The film captures the life of a MMA fighter who has to win his inner psychological struggle to defeat his rival physically. After his defeat, Jozef has to find his enthusiasm and determination to get back on his feet. The…

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Crowds, Power and Happy Happyendings

    Masa, moc a šťastné happyendy

    SK, 2019, 68 min.; sk

    Director: rôzni / various

    As soon as there is a mass, it wants to multiply. The act of procreation, the correlation of upbringing, the acquisition of a universal voice. An individual in a mass loses his or her anxieties and inhibitions, happily dissolves in…

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club

    AKU

    AKU

    SK, 2020, 74 min.; sk

    Director: rôzni / various

    Films from Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica.