Slovak Short Cinema

The documentary film "HVIEZDA (The Star)" tells a story of Jan Slovak, a 55-year-old welder, who fell in love with acting. His desire began, when he got the lead role in a theatrical adaptation of the worst movie of all time, Plan 9 From Outer Space by Ed Wood Jr. The passion for theatre became his destiny.

Directed by: Andrej Kolenčík
1st DOP: Nikol Šuplatová
2nd DOP: Peter Važan
Edited by: Petra Vladyková
Sound Design: Alexander Bori
Screenplay: Lukáš Sigmund, Andrej Kolenčík
Production: Filip Křížek
Producer: Andrej Kolenčík
Co-producer: Cinetype, s.r.o.

Poster Illustration by Petr Včelka

Project was supported by Nadačný fond Telekom and Nadácia Intenda
and also by Audiovisual Fund

Awards & Festival Selections
2014 - Luksuz festival, Slovenia "Best Theatrical Performance” award
2014 - 5th Siliguri International Short Film and Documentary Contest, India
2014 - Tirana International Film Festival, Albania
2014 - Zagreb Film Festival, Croatia
2014 - FFFilm Project, Porto, Portugal
2014 - Cine Campus Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
2014 - World Arts, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
2014 - Global Visions festival, Edmonton, Canada
2014 - Onecloudfest
2014 - Cinema Club, New York, USA
2014 - Jeden Svet, Prague, Czech Republic
2013 - Duka Fest, Banja Luka, Serbia Special award
2013 - Magma – mostra di cinema breve, Italy Best Documentary
2013 - Incubate, Tilburg, Netherlands
2013 - Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival, Arizona, USA
2013 - Portobello Film Festival, London, UK
2013 - Collecchio Videofilm festival, Italy - Winner
2013 - Electric Lantern International Film Festival, UK
2013 - Curtas Vila do Conde, Portugal
2013 - The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus
2013 - IFF 42nd Lubuskie Film Summer 2013, Poland
2013 - Festival Alto Vicentino, Italy
2013 - The Vagrant Film Festival, Belarus
2013 - Kino na hranici, Czech Republic-Poland
2013 - Festival International du Film d'Aubagne, France
2013 - Dokumenta Madrid, Spain
2013 - 20min|max International Short Film Festival Ingolstadt, Germany - Winner
2013 - Phoenix Comicon, USA
2012 - żubrOFFka, Poland
2012 - Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia
2012 - Weyauwega International Film Festival, USA
2012 - MFF Bratislava, Slovakia
2012 - Grand OFF World Independent Film Awards, Poland - Finalist
2012 - CinEast, Luxembourg
2012 - Leiden Film Festival, Netherlands
2012 - Tofifest, Poland
2012 - Tranzyt festival, Poland
2012 - DocuFest Atlanta, USA
2012 - Phenomen Film Fest, Louisiana, USA
2012 - Cinematik, Slovakia
2012 - IFoLT (Zlaty Zobrak), Slovakia - Winner
2012 - LIsFE, Leiden, Netherlands - Jury honorable mention
2012 - Palm Springs Short Fest, USA - North American premiere
2012 - Febio Fest, Slovakia - World premiere

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Slovak Short Cinema

Slovak Short Cinema

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