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Jana Mináriková



Jana Mináriková was born in Nitra, Slovakia. She studied Faculty of Fine Art in Nitra but soon she decided for film. She began her film studies at Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in Bratislava, the Atelier of Scriptwriting which she left after on year for the Atelier of Documentary Films.


Ze života hydiny (15´, SK, 2005)
Návod na použitie (16´, SK, 2009)
25km2 (11', SK, 2011)
Homo Ciris (23', SK, 2013)



25km2 (Orig.) / 2011 / Slovakia / 12 min

Have you ever wondered what it is to live with a lead helmet on your head?



Chicken Life

Zo života hydiny (Orig.) / 2005 / Slovakia / 15 min

Chicken are everywhere! Short film on production and appearance of chicken and filmmakers in Slovakia.



Homo Ciris

Homo Ciris (Orig.) / 2013 / Slovakia / 23 min

Told with light a touch and gentle words, this humorous film straddling the line between documentary and fiction takes a loving look at the story of an old man who devoted his life to aquarium fish and dreams of entering the underwater world. “Those who want, find a way. Those who don’t, find a reason.”...


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User’s Manual

Návod na použitie (Orig.) / 2009 / Slovakia / 16 min

User’s manual for aliens from Perelandra.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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