At its closing ceremony, the 18th Bratislava International Film Festival announced the winners of all competitive categories including three international competitions. The main awards went to Tramontane (2016) in the category of fiction films, Communion (Komunia, 2016) in the category of documentary films and Adaptation (Adaptacja, 2016) in the category of short films.
18th IFF Bratislava has the winners. Closing Ceremony was yesterday on 16 November in cinema Kino Nostalgia. The festival program continues today in two cinemas – Cinema Lumière (K2), and Youth Cinema and also in the festival’s official Lounge Gorila.sk Urban Space.
For technical reasons, today’s screening of the film NOCTURNAL ANIMALS in the cinema Nostalgia at 7:30 p.m. superseded by the film THE STUDENT. Information about a new date of projection will be announced on our webside and Facebook. Thanks for your understanding.
Martin Huba, one of the most accomplished Slovak actors of his generation, will receive the award for lifetime artistic achievement during a closing ceremony scheduled for November 16. On November 1 5 the festival will screen a documentary portrait of Irena Brežná, an award-winning Slovak author, as part of the special Made in Slovakia section.
The selection of films to compete at the 2016 Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) offers a colourful palette of themes and formal approaches preferred by aspiring filmmakers as the festival remains faithful to its principal mission of directing audiences’ attention at young talent of contemporary world cinema. They will vie for the festival’s official awards in the following categories: first and second fiction films, first and second documentary films, and short films.
Like every year, domestic and foreign experts will sit on five different jury panels to determine the best motion pictures competing at the 18th Bratislava International Film Festival. They will decide on the festival’s official awards in the following three categories: first and second fiction films, first and second documentary films, and short films.
The 2016 edition of the Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) is proud to welcome Rade Šerbedžija, one of the most accomplished Yugoslav actors of all time. A “renaissance man” from Croatia who has made it all the way to Hollywood, Šerbedžija will arrive in Bratislava to receive the Award for Artistic Excellence in World Cinematography and to present his directorial debut, The Liberation of Skopje (Osloboduvanje na Skopje, 2016).
Bratislava International Film Festival’s (BIFF) main theme programme section, which this year focuses on the city, will present a colourful palette of motion pictures, ranging from popular stories about the life in town to film essays to modern variations of urban symphony, a favourite genre of film avant-gardists.
Every year, the Cinema Now programme section of the 2016 edition of the Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) has an ambition to present the most prominent and progressive motion pictures that have resonated during this year’s festival season. Both The Birth of a Nation and Nocturnal Animals are abundant in masterful acting that promises to send chills down festival-goers’ spines.
From October 17 till November 8, 2016 you can purchase online Festival Pass or favored Student Festival Pass only at Predpredaj.sk.
The Bratislava International Film Festival is proud to welcome Alex Ross Perry, one of the rising stars of American independent cinema. Not only will Mr. Perry personally present all the feature-length films he has made so far but he will also hold a special masterclass during which he intends to share his ideas and experiences with festival-goers. The 18th edition of the Bratislava IFF will take place from November 11 through 17 in Bratislava municipal cinema theatres and movie clubs.
The Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) will soon take a look back at this year’s festival season and bring to the Slovak audience films that have climbed high at the most prestigious summits of the cinema world. A vast majority of them will mark a Slovak premiere and in many cases the festival is the sole chance to see them since most of these remarkable motion pictures will not make it to commercial distribution. Like every year, the festival will focus on the starry sky of contemporary European cinema represented by its fixed as well as shooting stars. The 18th edition of the Bratislava IFF will take place from November 11 through 17 in Bratislava municipal cinema theatres and movie clubs.