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Peter_Kristufek

Peter Krištúfek

Slovakia

Biography

Peter Krištúfek (1973, Bratislava) studied film and television directing at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. He made over twenty original television documentaries. His feature-length document Snapshots about Dežo Ursiny was nominated for Central European award Silver Eye 2009. The psychological drama Visible World (2011) was his feature cinematographic debut. The film received positive reviews in the Variety magazine. He is author of ten books and three-time finalist of the Anasoft Litera award. His first novel The Whisperer (2008) was nominated on behalf of Slovakia for the Prix du livre Européen. An excerpt from the novel was published in the American anthology Best European fiction 2010. His third novel, The House of the Deaf* (2012) came out in translation in the UK.


Filmography:
Noci na Slnku (26 min, 1998)
Doživotie (30 min, 1996)
Mím v maske človeka (30 min, 1997)
H ako heroín (26 min, 1999)
...a Boh stvoril ženu (40 min, 2000)
Aký nádherný svet! (40 min, 2000)
Budmerice – tajomný ostrov spisovateľov (40 min, 2006)
Dlhá krátka noc (90 min, 2003)
Momentky (90 min, 2008)
Viditeľný svet (104 min, 2011)

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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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The Only Known Photography of God

Jediná známa fotografia Boha (Orig.) / 2014 / Slovakia / 10 min

“I spent half of my life under communism. The regime change came as I was starting to think about the world and developing my views. The 1990s were fascinating, frenzied, filled with hope. I am thus someone who stands on one foot in the old world and on the other in the new one..."

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News

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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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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 -

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2016: Fresh Documentary Talents at the Upcoming Ninth DAS Awards

Ever since 2008, Doc Alliance has been organising an international award intended especially for first-time directors. The Doc Alliance Selection Award helps up-and-coming filmmaking talents to put their name on the documentary map, providing a prize of EUR 5,000 to support their future projects. In 2016, Doc Alliance again nominated 7 outstanding films that will be vying for the 9th annual Doc Alliance Selection Award. The name of the winning title will be announced on August 7, 2016 during an official ceremony at the Locarno International Film Festival.

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- 13.6.2016 -

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