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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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CLIMBING HIGHER: SPECIAL FREE STREAM EVENT

CLIMBING HIGHER: SPECIAL FREE STREAM EVENT

David Čálek‘s successful documentary Climbing Higher about Czech climber Radek Jaroš, which won at the BANFF festival, is available for FREE streaming in the online documentary cinema DAFilms.com from December 8 to 11.

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- 8.12.2016 -

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

Winter Portion of Czech Documentary Films

For 3.99 euro, you can get a selection of documentaries that entered Czech cinematic distribution in 2016 as well as access to another 1500 films from around the world. Dear friends, please, do not forget that you can give an ideal present not only to your intellectual friends but also to yourselves.

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- 7.12.2016 -

Unique films at FAMUFEST

Unique films at FAMUFEST

The 33rd edition of FAMUFEST, a competition display of films made by students of Prague’s FAMU, will be held on November 23 to 27 at Prague’s Letná District. Like in the past year, it will take place at Bio Oko, plus at the new venues of Studio Hrdinů and Café Jedna.

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- 22.11.2016 -

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