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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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GULI SILBERSTEIN PRESENTS

GULI SILBERSTEIN PRESENTS

“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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