22. June 2023

The best feature film of the 29th IFF Art Film Fest was Dalva, the best short film of 48 hours

With the conclusion of the 29th Art Film Fest International Film Festival came the moment we have all been waiting for – the announcement of the […]
7. June 2023

Zdena Studenková and Eva Holubová will receive the Actor’s Mission Award at Art Film Fest

Ten days before the start of the 29th edition of the oldest and largest film festival in Slovakia, its organizers informed at a press conference about […]
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 […]
2. May 2023

36 Short Films From All Over the World Will Compete at the Art Film Fest

The international short film competition is an integral part of the oldest and largest Slovak film festival, Art Film Fest, which will take place in Košice […]
10. March 2023

Martin Palúch became Art Film Fest’s artistic director

After a one-year break, the oldest and largest Slovak film festival will return to the capital of eastern Slovakia from 16 to 23 June 2023. Due […]
22. June 2019

Hong Kong director Jevons Au: Independent filmmakers concentrate on the message, not the industry

I feel that we should go back to the core of why we make movies, why we love filmmaking: it’s that we’re trying to convey a […]
22. June 2019

Film Director György Kristóf: I always like coming back to Košice; the city and the festival are a great match

Coming back to Košice, my hometown, where my family still lives, is always something special; not just for those reasons, but also thanks to the city’s […]
22. June 2019

Festival Artistic director Peter Nágel – Rain, sun and tears

In the run-up to every year’s festival, the most common question I’m asked is:how will this Art Film Fest be different?And I patiently repeat: of course […]
22. June 2019

Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó to receive Golden Camera today

His films convey fundamental themes that transcend contemporary norms and societal structure, affecting the viewer with both their narratives and their visuals. Each of his films […]
18. June 2019

A self-described “movie maniac”, she says that for her, film is an important way to talk about topics that affect us as a society.

She is among those actresses who can fill every last cell of a role with her personality, creating a symbiosis that persuades the viewer with authentic […]
18. June 2019

A dynamic, exciting and clever selection

Not every film festival could or should be Cannes, Venice or the Berlinale – there have to be some smaller, cosier, friendlier film festivals on the […]
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 […]
19. June 2018

Hitmaker Karel Janák premieres new thriller: We surround ourselves with things that can harm us

Karel Janák is the veteran filmmaker behind hit teen comedies such as Snowboarders and Rafters. Hot on the heels of his madcap 2017 comedy Cuky Luky […]
17. June 2018

Interview with Zuzana Mauréry: I always like to play a part I’ve never played before

Geraldine Chaplin, Annie Girardot, Sophia Loren, Catherine Deneuve, Ornella Muti…And now Zuzana Mauréry, the latest actress to be awarded at Art Film Fest.   As a […]
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 […]
13. June 2018

Members of Jury of the International Competition of Short Films

The Art Film Fest International Film Festival proudly presents the Jury of the International Competition of Short Films.   Anne Gaschütz was born in 1983 in […]
8. June 2018

Art Film Fest proudly presents this year’s jury for its feature film competition

The Art Film Fest International Film Festival proudly presents this year’s jury for its feature film competition, consisting of film professionals from five different countries: Slovakia, […]
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 […]
23. June 2015

Every film so far has had a ray of hope

What makes a film good? According to film historian Laura Aimone, veteran of numerous world-class festivals, it’s when the viewer not only loses their concept of […]