Special Issue 3: Slovak Cinema (December 2005)

Guest Editor: Martin Votruba, University of Pittsburgh

Articles:

Martin Votruba (University of Pittsburgh): Historical and National Background of Slovak Filmmaking

Václav Macek (University of Performing Arts (VŠMU), Bratislava): From Czechoslovak to Slovak and Czech Film

Jelena Paštéková (Director, Institute of Slovak Literature, Academy of Sciences; and University of Performing Arts [VŠMU], Bratislava): The Context of Slovak Filmmaking during the Imposition of Communism (1948- 1955)

 

Reviews:

Steven Banovac (University of Pittsburgh): Ján Kadár’s and Elmar Klos’s The Shop on Main Street (Obchod na korze), 1965

Kevin Brochet (University of Pittsburgh): Dušan Hanák’s Paper Heads (Papierové hlavy) 1995

Kevin Brochet (University of Pittsburgh): Štefan Uher’s and Milka Zimková’s She Grazed Horses on Concrete (Pásla kone na betóne) 1982

Kevin Brochet (University of Pittsburgh): Juraj Jakubisko’s A Thousand-Year Old Bee (Tisícročná včela) 1983

Jana Dudková (Cabinet of Theater and Film, Slovak Academy of Sciences; University of Performing Arts (VŠMU), Bratislava): Martin Hollý’s Fever (Horúčka), 1975

Jana Dudková (Cabinet of Theater and Film, Slovak Academy of Sciences; University of Performing Arts (VŠMU), Bratislava: Elo Havetta’s The Gala in the Botanical Garden (Slávnosť v botanickej záhrade), 1968

Alex Golden (University of Pittsburgh): Štefan Uher’s The Sun in a Net (Slnko v sieti) 1963

Alex Golden (University of Pittsburgh): Juraj Jakubisko’s A Thousand-Year Old Bee (Tisícročná včela) 1983

Martin Kaňuch (Slovak Film Institute): Jozef Zachar’s Contract with the Devil (Zmluva s diablom), 1967

Martin Kaňuch (Slovak Film Institute): Peter Solan’s The Case of Barnabáš Kos (Prípad Barnabáš Kos), 1964

Anne E. Kellogg (University of Pittsburgh): Dušan Hanák’s Rosy Dreams (Ružové sny) 1976

Peter Konečný (University of Performing Arts [VŠMU], Bratislava): Štefan Uher’s The Organ (Organ), 1964

Jasmine Pogue (University of Pittsburgh): Štefan Uher’s The Sun in a Net (Slnko v sieti) 1963

Acknowledgement:
The editor would like to thank Peter Dubecký, General Director of the Slovak Film Institute― also at www.aic.sk, and www.filmsk.sk―for permission to use stills and posters from their extensive collection, and Jana Stradtiotová, Slovak Film Institute, for mediating the transfer. Special thanks go to Martin Kaňuch, Slovak Film Institute, and Jelena Paštéková, Institute of Slovak Literature, Slovak Academy of Sciences, and University of Performing Arts (VŠMU), Bratislava, for their contributions to this issue; as well as to Helen Fedor, Library of Congress, for her dedicated, voluntary work on translations, and to Vladimir Padunov, KinoKultura, whose extensive involvement has made the special issue on Slovak cinema possible.

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