Barbora Berezňáková

Barbora Berezňáková (Slovakia)

After her studies at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and New York Film Academy, Barbora started working as freelance documentary filmmaker, creating short documentaries for Public Broadcaster RTVS, Slovak National Gallery and various video installations (e.g. VCR projects Remembering'90, Landing sites & beyond, or Shadows, shown in galleries in Slovakia, USA, Ireland, Brazil etc.) She stands behind documentary film and trans-media project Ask at home 68/89 (2018/2019), focusing on the impact of historical events of August 1968 and November 1989 on the development of post-communist countries, with the aim to strengthen intergenerational dialogue on these topics.

Currently, Barbora finished her feature documentary debut for theatrical distribution: Never Happened, creative documentary investigating the personal experience of individuals involved in political happenings of the early post-socialist era, and Fragile Game, observational documentary in production about a father-daughter relationship and the boundaries between ambitions and parental love.


  • Never Happened
  • Ask at home 68/89
  • Good Janecko!
  • From home to home
  • GEN – Peter Breiner
  • Life is short
  • The Sheep
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