Slovenian Films in May
22. May 2003
In May 4 Slovenian films are going to be shown at the Market of the Cannes festival:
56th film festival is taking place in Cannes. Together with the festival the film Market is taking place from 14 to 25 May 2003. Four Slovenian full-length films are going to be shown at the Market. These are the films Spare Parts (Damjan Kozole) and Bread and Milk (Jan Cvitkovic) from the Emotionfilm production house and Sweet Dreams (Saso Podgorsek) and Rascals (Milan Zupanic) from the Arsmedia production house. Guardian of the Frontier by Maja Weiss is touring the international gay and lesbian film festivals from Europe all the way to the distant New Zealand. It appeared at the festival in Freiburg, Germany, in the beginning of May, and it is going to stay in Canada until 25 May, in Milano, Italy, until 3 June, and in New Zealand until 8 June. Blind Spot by Hanna A.W. Slak is a guest at the second "vampire" festival – The Transylvania International Film Festival. The festival is taking place in Count Dracula's homeland from 23 to 31 May. At the same time Blind Spot is going to be seen by the Czech audience at the 43th film festival for children and youth in Zlin. Both festivals included the film into the competition section. Rustling Landscapes by Janez Lapajne is going to have its premiere at the film festival in America. The film is going to be shown at the Seattle international festival between 22 May to 15 June. At the festival that is taking place for the 29th time this year two other Slovenian films have appeared in recent years: in 2002 Igor Sterk's Ljubljana, and in 2000 Janez Burger's Idle Running. (A)torsion by Stefan Arsenijevic was shown at the 49th International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen, Germany, in the beginning of May. This film also appeared at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York in the middle of May. Last year Vojko Anzeljc's black comedy Last Supper appeared at this festival, which is also known for being founded by Robert de Niro and Martin Scorsese. The Greek audience was also able to see its share of Slovenian films in May. Two short films, F (Janja Glogovac) and Adrian (Maja Weiss), and Andrej Kosak's full-length film Headnoise were shown at the festival "Media desk Hellas".