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Zuzana Liová

Slovakia

Biography

Zuzana Liová (*1977, Žilina) studied dramaturgy and screenwriting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava where she completed her PhD in 2008. She has been working as dramaturge for the Slovak Television. As screenwriter she participated in a number of television series. Her debut as a screenwriter and TV director came in 2005 with the film Silence. It received several awards at a number of festivals, as well as the Price of the Czech Minister of Culture for the best film in the Visegrad Countries at the 46th IFF Zlín. 2007 brought her the Krzystof Kieslowski TVP Award for screenwriting at the Cannes. Her feature-length film debut for cinemas, The House, was premiered at the FORUM section at the 2011 IFF Berlinale. A year later she received the Grand Prix in the New voices/New visions category at the Palm Springs.


Filmography:
2014 Slovensko 2.0
2011 Dům
2005 Ticho

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No Fragrance

Bez vône (Orig.) / 2014 / Slovakia / 10 min

“I had a number of motifs. Yet the one that won was about the sense of futility related to unemployment. I was guided by the fact that a simple man is virtually of interest to no one. He is part of a mass. I chose in the mass an inconspicuous simple woman..."

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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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News

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

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