Štefan Kamenický (Slovakia)

Štefan Kamenický (July 1932 – January 2009) was a well-known Slovakian director of social documentaries.

Stefan originally studied journalism and worked for many years as a journalist. One of Stefan’s best known films Enchanted Valley (1966) dealth with the difficult situation in Eastern Slovakia concerning men going to work in the mines of Moravia and leaving women behind to live in poverty. The documentary focused on taboo issues such as alcoholism, poverty and underdevelopment.

Filmography

  • Novohradske Impressions
    1991
  • The Last Letter
    1990
  • Computer Graphics
    1985
  • Marriage
    1979
  • Comprehensive Squad
    1977
  • Hocková Brigade
    1975
  • Metamorphosis Homeland
    1975
  • Latvian Fishermen
    1971
  • Ideals
    1968
  • Promised Land
    1968
  • Slovak Folk Tales
    1967
  • Holidays in the High Tatras
    1967
  • Week in Film no. 51
    1966
  • Enchanted Valley
    1966
  • John Cikker
    1966
  • Lost Valley
    1964
  • Men at Heights
    1964
  • Petroleum, Petroleum, Petroleum
    1962
  • Medzev Smiths
    1962
  • Flowers on the Road
    1961
  • Through the Eyes of the Camera
    1959
  • Stop Procrastinating Tomorrow
    1958

Doc Alliance Members

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