Slovak Short Cinema


A selection of the best Slovak short films

A  selection of the best Slovak short films - including many of the ones discussed in the special Slovak Short Cinema issue of World of Shorts magazine. Watch these fresh and fascinating fiction, documentary and animated shorts that have triumphed at film festivals worldwide over the last years. Slovak cinema rocks - take a jump in it now and choose your favourites by pressing “like”! 

Zázraky a nadprirodzené úkazy sa dejú na celom svete. Na Slovensku napríklad existuje muž, ktorý chytá blesky do špeciálnych zariadení, ktoré si sám zhotovil. O takýchto mužoch je aj dokumentárny film Jany Minárikovej 25 km2, ktorý získal na festivale v Hamburgu Grand Prix.
Document presents a portrait of Pavel Ballo as a father and a husband, who loves his family; nevertheless, he is left all alone as his children have grown up and his wife has left for abroad to work there. That is the reason why he returns to his marmots. The portrait of Pavel Ballo includes his waiting for several days in extreme conditions in the Žiar Valley, where marmots are supposed to dig out of their burrows. While waiting, Pavel Ballo is threatened by not only cold weather and bears but also by dangerous avalanches, which are common in this area at this time of year. Pavel Ballo takes all the risks although he can´t be sure whether his marmots have survived the cruel winter.
The short story about how two young women,whom life's only yet awaited,are waiting for life. /Krátky príbeh o tom, ako dve mladé ženy, na ktoré život ešte čaká, čakajú na život.