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Roman Fábian

Slovakia

Biography

Roman Fábian (story, screenplay, direction) was born in 1981 in Rakovnica. He studied Film and television directing at VŠMU in Bratislava. While still studying he shot films The Stranger (2008), Veľké pranie (2007; Big Washing), Piercing (2009) and Rainy Blues (2011). His graduation actors’ film Ja som baník, kto je viac (2012; I Am a Miner, Who’s More) was awarded a Grand prix at festival Áčko 2012, an Igric for student’s work and gained a nomination at the festival in Amsterdam. As an assistant director he collaborated on the film Marhuľový ostrov (2011; Apricot Island). At present he is working as a film and television director (Prvé oddelenie, Druhý dych, Horúca krv). The documentary film Miners’ Bread is Fábian’s feature-length debut film.

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Miners’ Bread

Banícky chlebíček (Orig.) / 2013 / Slovakia / 60 min

In 1909 in the mining area around Rožňava one of the most modern mining factories in Europe was built. Almost 65 percent of the local people worked in the total of 17 mines...

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