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Mišo Suchý

Slovakia

Biography

The films of Miso Suchy have been screened at film festivals in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, France, Poland and Czechoslovakia, where Suchy is originally from. He received an M.F.A. in Documentary Studies from the Academy of Performing Arts (VSMU) in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. Suchy has presented his work in visiting artist screenings at the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House, the Yale University School of Art, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in Buffalo, and Cornell Cinema, Cornell University, among others. In 2002 Miso's film I Have Come a Long Way was part of a retrospective of Czech and Slovak documentary cinema organized by the Centre George Pompidou in Paris. Suchy is a recipient of grants and fellowships from the PRO-SLOVAKIA Foundation, the Boston Film & Video Foundation, the PRO-HELVETIA Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. His films are in the collections of the National Center for Cinematography in Slovakia, the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. and the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.


Filmography:

Prichadzam dlhou cestou/ I Have Come a Long Way (27´, Czechoslovakia, 1988)
O psoch a ľuďoch (44´, SK, 1993)
Virtuálna babička/ Transmitting Baba (19´, SK, 2001)
Home Movie: domácke kinečko o dome a domove/ Home Movie: a diary for my American-born son (52´, SK/USA, 2003)
Ikonopis (22´, SK/USA, 2004)
Pictograph (21´, SK/USA, 2007)
Giving Voice (30´, USA, 2009)
Slovensko 2.0 (10', SK, 2014)

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About Dogs And People

O psoch a ľuďoch (Orig.) / 1993 / Slovakia, United States / 43 min

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Home Movie

Home Movie (Orig.) / 2002 / Slovakia, United States / 55 min

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Návraty/Returns

Návraty/Returns (Orig.) / 2014 / Slovakia / 10 min

“My wife Lidka is an American, as are our sons Myko and Marko. Their grandparents are Slovaks and Ukrainians. The older, Myko, will play lacrosse for the Slovak national team this year. Grandpa Michael wants the younger one, Marko, to learn to play Slovak folk songs on saxophone..."

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Pictograph

Piktogram (Orig.) / 2006 / Slovakia, United States / 30 min

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Slovakia 2.0

Slovensko 2.0 (Orig.) / 2014 / Slovakia / 112 min

What is “Slovakia”? How to explain the notion of “Slovakia” of the past 20 years to an unknown stranger, a visitor from another planet? What is the genetic makeup or the software for “Slovakia”? How to use it? How does it change?

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