6. June 2023

Art Film Fest will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Slovak Film Institute

This year, the international film festival Art Film Fest, as a long-time partner of the Slovak Film Institute, has decided to prepare a special program section […]
2. June 2023

The Slovak Season at Art Film Fest will feature contemporary domestic production

The international film festival Art Film Fest, which will take place in Košice from 16th to 23rd June, will bring dozens of films from four continents […]
29. May 2023

In the section of TO OUR NEIGHBOURS, Art Film Fest will offer interesting films from Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic

In the current 29th year of Art Film Fest, which will take place between 16 and 23 June 2023 in Košice, there will also be films […]
23. May 2023

9 Films from 4 Continents are Competing for the Blue Angel

Since 2005, awards in the international competition of feature films of Art Film Fest have been named Blue Angel after the iconic film starring Marlene Dietrich. […]
16. May 2023

Béla Tarr will receive the Art Film Fest Golden Camera in Košice

Martin Scorsese: “Béla Tarr is among the bravest artists in cinema.” Between 2001 and 2019, Art Film Fest has honoured 43 prominent personalities, domestic and foreign […]
20. January 2022

Art Film Fest’s competition sections now open to film submissions

Starting today, the Art Film Fest International Film Festival, its 29th edition slated for 17 to 24 June 2022 in Košice, is calling on filmmakers from around […]
13. June 2019

ART FILM FEST 2019 – International Competition of Feature Films

This year’s International Competition of Feature Films once again features an international lineup, including two brand-new films from the recent Cannes Film Festival, where they were […]
21. June 2018

INTERVIEW The son of the talented Swedish director presents the dance film Ingmar Bergman – Through the Choreographer’s Eye at Košice’s Art Film Fest.

Ingmar Bergman – a name recognized the world over.The auteur behind legendary films such as Fanny and Alexander, The Silence and Autumn Sonata.The festival is hosting […]
14. June 2018

Art Film Fest is drawing lots of distinguished filmmakers to Košice. Who will you meet at the first festival weekend?

They’re coming with their films, and they want to discuss them. Numerous filmmakers and performers are coming to personally present their films at this year’s Art […]
7. June 2018

13 films in the running for Art Film Fest’s Blue Angel

Art Film Fest’s International Competition of Feature Films presents the latest works of world-class filmmakers. Their films vie for Blue Angels in four different categories – […]
5. June 2018

Art Film Fest to screen hottest new films from Cannes and grant awards for extraordinary contributions

Hot new releases from the recent Cannes Film Festival, including the this year’s Palme d’Or winner and an array of other must-see films, along with a […]
15. January 2018

Film submissions now open for 2018 AFF Košice

As always, the 26th edition of Art Film Fest Košice will feature two competition sections, closely watched at home and abroad, whose winners will receive Blue […]
25. June 2017

Winners of the ART FILM FEST Košice 2017

Photo: Blaer Hinriksson from film Heardstone   On Saturday evening, the closing ceremony in Košice’s Kunsthalle marked the end of the Košice Art Film Fest’s 25th […]
7. June 2017

Two Slovak films in 25th Art Film Fest’s International Competition of Feature Films

At the 25th Košice Art Film Fest, the competition for the festival’s grand prizes will include two majority-Slovak coproductions. Vying for this year’s Blue Angel are […]
7. June 2017

Art Film Fest to award Vášáryová, Vetchý, Trančík and Hřebejk New festival prize for Bartoška

The latest work of internationally respected directors and talented auteurs, current trends in world cinema as well as history-making titles from the past, a range of […]
10. June 2016

First stop Cannes, next stop Košice for Palme d’Or winner

Art Film Fest and the distribution company Film Europe have incredible news: thanks to their combined efforts, the winning film from the world’s most prestigious film […]
26. June 2015

Blue Angel for Best Film goes to Ixcanul

Blue Angel for Best Film goes to Ixcanul Jayro Bustamante and his team show us a very intimate family story among the indigenous people in Guatemala, […]
22. June 2015

Peredo Pilar: We made an offering to the volcano

María lives at the foot of a volcano. She’s 17 years old, she has Mayan roots and features, and that’s really all there is to say. […]
19. June 2015

Films many viewers look forward to

The 23rd Art Film Fest, starting today, features 125 films from 50 countries. Festival director Peter Nágel says that during the selection process, he tries to […]
18. June 2015

Black Souls won four prizes at Venice, including the Pasinetti Award for Best Film.

No less than nine “Italian Oscars” have gone to director Francesco Munzi’s film Black Souls, selected by Art Film Fest director Peter Nágel for the festival’s […]
17. June 2015

Late Night Show to feature goofy vampires and zombie apocalypse

A vampire comedy, a sophisticated sci-fi psychological thriller, a black comedy, a bloody massacre and, of course, a zombie apocalypse – all this and more awaits […]
16. June 2015

Art Film Fest to present Slovakia’s first American indie film showcase

Slovakia’s very first presentation of the hottest trends in American indie film will be among the newcomers at the upcoming Art Film Fest, kicking off on […]
15. June 2015

Art Film Fest with Julija Steponaityte

The Summer of Sangaile, vying for the Blue Angel trophy in this year’s main festival competition, will be personally introduced at Art Film Fest by actress […]
13. June 2015

Director Bastian Meiresonne will be coming to the festival

This year, the director and specialist Asian cinematography Bastian Meiresonne will be coming to the festival as well. His documentary “Garuda Power – The Spirit Within” will […]
10. June 2015

Short Films Jury

Anna Veilande-Kustikova is a film, animation and moving image art researcher and curator. She has graduated from the Latvian Academy of Arts, Art History and Theory […]
10. June 2015

First animated film to vie for Blue Angel

As in previous years, Art Film Fest 2015’s centrepiece will be the International Competition of Feature Films. During the 23rd edition, held from 19 to 26 […]
8. June 2015

Main Jury for AFF 2015

Laura Aimone was born in Ivrea, Italy, in 1978. She graduated in foreign languages and literatures and studied film history at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and […]
4. June 2015

International Competition of Short Films

SHORTS I. Diera v srdci / A Hole in My Heart Réžia/Director: Mees Peijnenburg Stávaju sa veci, čo všetko obrátia v ticho. Stav, v ktorom už […]
6. May 2015

Art Film Fest 2015: Maidan, Berlinale’s best debut and more

An eight-day celebration of cinema awaits visitors at the 23rd edition of Art Film Fest, running from 19 to 26 June 2015 in Trenčín and Trenčianske […]
28. June 2013

Art Film Fest acknowledges winners, Kazakh film Harmony Lessons triumphs

Wednesday marked the end of the 21st Art Film Fest, held from 21 to 26 June in Trenčianske Teplice and Trenčín. At the final red-carpet ceremony, […]
18. June 2013

Exclusively at Art Film Fest – the original version of Cannes’s winning film

It’s official: the extraordinary commitment and combined efforts of Art Film Fest and multimedia distribution company Film Europe have been crowned with a smashing success. In […]