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Iveta_Grofova

Iveta Grófová

Slovakia

Biography

Iveta Grófová (*1980, Trenčín) graduated from the Studio of Animation Production and the Studio of Documentary Production at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. Her first feature-length debut Made in Ash was internationally premiered at the IFF Karlovy Vary in 2012. The Slovak Film and Television Academy chose the film as the national nomination for the Oscars. It was presented at a number of festivals abroad and received the first price in the Made in Slovakia section at IFF Bratislava.


Filmography:
2014 Slovensko 2.0
2013 Blues pro sólo matky
2012 Až do města Aš
2007 Gestarbeiteri

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Discoboy

Discoboj (Orig.) / 2014 / Slovakia / 10 min

“I see a significant parallel between his life since about 1993 and that of Slovakia. It seems that, in a number of aspects, he has been through similar developments as Slovakia. He started standing on his own in the 1990s; he had a dream of having his own dance club and pursued it stubbornly. He experienced, similarly to Slovakia at its foundation, the era of business-mafia in the 1990s..."

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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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